Locum Commercial Contracts & Projects Lawyer (Construction)

Location
England, London
Salary
£35 - £50 per hour
Posted
06 Mar 2019
Closes
03 Apr 2019
Ref
EBJ284587
Contact
Emily Bulman
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Public Sector
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Construction
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level, Senior Level

A new locum opportunity has arisen in North London for a Commercial Contracts & Procurement Lawyer with a local authority legal team. This is an ongoing, full time assignment.

The post holder will join a team of experienced lawyers and advise on wide ranging and complex matters including: construction, buildings, engineering, utilities, major infrastructure, roads, rail, waste, demolition, industrial and retail, education, information and data protection.

Duties will include:

  • Undertaking a range of legal work in connection with contracts and procurement work including (but not limited to) construction contracts and funding agreements in relation to a wide range of infrastructure projects.
  • Progressing general contact law and procurement law advice
  • Handling a personal caseload of legal work to a high standard of professional practice
  • Providing advice to the Council officers on the implications of recent legislation and legal developments
  • Giving advice, support and legal representation on behalf of all Directors of the Council and to ensure that this is done in full compliance with the policies, procedures and decision of the Council and in accordance with legal requirements
  • Providing level legal advice and guidance to team members, other Officers, Directors and Members

To be successful in this post you will need to be/have:

  • A Qualified Solicitor/Barrister with Practising Certificate
  • Able to advise on Construction contracts
  • Able to advise on procurement legislation
  • Able to advise on funding agreements
  • Local government experience

Hourly rate is negotiable dependent upon experience but as a guideline a bracket of £30 - £50 per hour has been discussed (inside IR35).

To apply for this post, please call Emily Bulman on 0121 200 5575 or email emilybulman@chadwicknott.co.uk with a copy of your up to date CV.

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

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