Contracts Lawyer

Posted 30 May 2024
Salary £49,590 - £52,658 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Legal & Governance Recruitment
Contact NameLiberty Parker

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a local authority based in Oxfordshire, who are looking to appoint a Contracts Lawyer on a permanent basis.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis, and they are ideally looking for someone to attend office once per week in Oxford. The salary on offer ranges from £49,590 - £52,658 per annum.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience within Contracts & Procurement Law, and will have specific experience within the Local Government setting.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Handling a range of complex contracts and agreements on behalf of the Council, ensuring sound legal advice is provided on significant projects
  • Advising on procurement matters, commercial contracts and subsidy control, and drafting high value contracts
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, regulation and policies, whilst providing advice on public procurement regulations and tendering processes
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders and third-party clients in respect of contractual obligations
  • Negotiating and drafting all types of commercial legal agreements including possible procurement and high-level, complex contact matters

Experience required:

  • Contracts & Procurement Law
  • Local Authority experience

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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