Locum Commercial Contracts & Employment Solicitor

East Anglia
£25 - £35 Per Hour
21 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Lauren Watts
Full time
Contract type

Venn Group's specialist legal team are excited to be recruiting for a Locum Commercial Contracts and Employment Solicitor to join a Public Sector Organisation in East Anglia.

This contract is offered for a period of 6 months+ while the authority recruits on a permanent basis.

The ideal candidate will be a Solicitor or Legal Executive with previous experience specialising in Commercial Contract and Employment law, ideally from a Public Sector background. Lawyers with a Private Practice background with the relevant experience will also be considered. You will have a flexible approach to the role as you may be required to work in different locations and work outside of normal office hours.

Duties will include but are not limited to:


  • Review, assist and advise on contract interpretation, dispute negotiation and settlement
  • Tailor and negotiate existing agreements and draft bespoke third party agreements to reflect the requirements of the organisation
  • Identify and advise on contractual risk and provide commercial legal advice on request
  • Assist the Contracts Team with the tender process
  • Represent the organisation at court hearings


  • Manage a caseload of employment tribunals
  • Provide advice on employment matters including grievance, performance and disciplinaries
  • Drafting of policies, contracts and other relevant documents

A highly attractive rate of £25 - £35 per hour dependant upon experience is offered and our client is willing to consider flexible hours and/or homeworking for the right candidate

For further information, please contact Lauren Watts or Rebecca Breen on 0121 616 0660 or alternatively send your CV to mindlandslegal@venngroup.com We look forward to your application.
Venn Group aim to deliver the highest standards, so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.
At Venn Group, we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Venn Group acts as an employment agency and an employment business.