Senior Associate Lawyer

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£42,500 - £75,000 (depending on experience) + Excellent benefits
Posted
10 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level, Senior Level

Senior Associate Lawyer
Transport for London
Central London
PQE 2- 8+*
£42, 500 - £75,000 + (depending on experience) + Excellent benefits
Full time or Part Time

A rich heritage. A strong commercial focus. An iconic brand. They all add up to make Transport for London a unique public service – and a great place to develop your career. 

The sheer scale and complexity of our organisation means the legal work is diverse, technically challenging and novel. If your good judgment and innovative problem-solving skills are matched by your enthusiasm and a strong team ethic, we can offer all the professional challenges, career opportunities and rewards you would expect from a large, complex organisation with a strong commercial and proactive focus. 

One or more lawyers are sought. You should be educated to degree level or equivalent, and be qualified solicitors or barristers in the UK or equivalent jurisdiction with levels of relevant experience appropriate to the seniority of the role (essential).

This is a chance to apply your experience and skills to help deliver one of the UK’s most significant investment programmes.

You will have demonstrable experience of drafting, negotiating and advising on complex and/or high value contracts for works, services and supplies (both bespoke and on industry standard forms such as NEC or JCT) (essential) Preferably within the transport sector but otherwise in a related sector or sectors Engineering and construction experience are both desirable. Some exposure to public procurement law and/or technology contracts and/or construction aspects of development and housing would be an advantage. You will demonstrate the ability to influence others, in-depth legal knowledge, a proactive and commercial approach and a track record of working both as part of a team and independently to handle a busy workload. 

*Candidates outside the stated PQE range who possess the core competencies listed above are also encouraged to apply. 

In applying, you will need to attach your CV and brief covering letter setting out how you meet the requirements of the role.

To apply please click on the Apply button to visit our website.

Closing date: Sunday 7th May 2017 at 23:00

We aspire to be as diverse as the city we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.