Head of Commercial Contracts & Property Lawyer

South East (Home Counties)
£350 - £450 Per Day
26 Mar 2018
23 Apr 2018
Tom Hoult
Head of Legal
Full time
Contract type

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Head of Commercial Contracts and Property Lawyer to join a large local authority in the Northern Home Counties. The contract is expected to last at least 6-9 months with a high possibility of further extension.

As the senior point of contact for commercial advice, the role will also include managing the principal solicitors of both the contracts and property teams. The team's remit is to provide legal support to departments when making high risk and critical decisions of a commercial nature, including procurement, contract management, partnership working or generating income streams.

The position will mainly focus on aiding the organisation with their commercialisation agenda, whilst maintaining and developing relationships with other organisations within both the public and private sectors.

The successful individual must demonstrate a business flair and acumen, to be able to provide robust legal advice to Chief Officers and play a pivotal role in the Council achieving its wider corporate ambitions.

The rate on offer ranges between £350 – 450 per day and some flexible working may be considered.

Applications are welcome from Qualified Solicitors, Barristers, Legal Executives and non-qualified Lawyers who have the relevant experience working within a Local Government organisation.

For further information, please contact Thomas Hoult or Hannah Fritz – Lewis on 0121 616 0660. Or alternatively email midlandslegal@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.

Venn Group acts as an employment agency and an employment business.

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.

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