Locum Commercial Contracts & Procurement Lawyer

England, West Yorkshire
£35 - £45 per hour
04 Feb 2019
04 Mar 2019
Emily Bulman
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level, Senior Level

Are you an experienced Commercial Lawyer or an established Local Authority Locum Lawyer looking for your next opportunity?

A large council legal team in Yorkshire is looking to recruit an interim Commercial Contracts & Procurement Lawyer on an on-going basis, to assist them whilst they embark on their own permanent recruitment drive.

Working as part of the Legal Directorate you will be responsible for advising on all aspects of contract, procurement and regeneration law, aiding the council to achieve their short and long term aims.

Your caseload will be high profile and high value and will require you to undertake complex contract and commercial work for works, services, suppliers and other major contracts so as to protect the Council's interests. You will also be called upon to advise on procurement issues such as EC regulations, partnerships and best value.

It is important that you have:

  • A qualification as a Solicitor, Barrister or FILEX
  • Have proven PQE in commercial contracts and public procurement
  • Have an through knowledge of contract law
  • Can communicate legal 'jargon' into terms that can be digested by non legal professionals
  • Have an interest in getting involved in training, supervision and mentoring

The role is due to start asap and is expected to run for a minimum of 3 months. An hourly rate of between £35- and £45 per hour (inside IR35) is offered for this post.

Please do contact Emily Bulman at Chadwick Nott by email on emilybulman@chadwicknott.co.uk to confidentially discuss this role in more detail.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Chadwick Nott is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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