Locum Contracts Lawyer

Location
East Midlands
Salary
£40 - £45 Per Hour
Posted
24 Jan 2019
Closes
21 Feb 2019
Ref
TGH/6785490
Contact
Tom Hoult
Practice area
Company and commercial
Position
Solicitor
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Venn Group's Specialist Legal team are currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity for a Locum Contracts Solicitor to join a busy Local Authority in the East Midlands. This position is offered on a full time basis, however, part-time applicants possessing relevant experience will also be considered.

This contract is looking to last 3 months initially; however, there is a possibility for extension beyond this. The role is looking to pay a rate of £40-45 per hour (umbrella).

The ideal candidate will be a Solicitor or Legal Executive with previous experience specialising in Commercial Contract Law, ideally from a Local Authority background.

Duties may include:

• Providing legal support on a range of contract matters to internal clients, dealing with external lawyers and other professionals • Drafting, advising, reviewing and negotiating small to large complex contracts from SLAs, Consultancy Agreements, Framework Agreements, and advising on the Council's charging powers to generate income and procurement law • Accountability for dispute resolution on commercial contracts and complex agreements • Managing a workload to deliver and evidence outcomes to timescale and within budgets

For further information, please contact Tom Hoult or Lauren Watts on 0121 616 0681 or alternatively send your CV to mindlandslegal@venngroup.com.

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 aim to deliver the highest standards and have been accredited with IIP and ISO accreditation, so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.