Commercial Contracts Lawyer

Recruiter
LAW Absolute
Location
Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
Salary
£30.00 - £45.00 per hour
Posted
18 Feb 2019
Closes
18 Mar 2019
Ref
HB/025230
Practice area
Company and commercial
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Our client, a busy and popular local authority based in Hull are seeking a Commercial Contracts Lawyer to join their team. The role is being offered on an initial three month basis with a high probability of an extension.

Due to the nature of the role, it is essential that you can work under pressure whilst meeting strict deadlines.

The successful Contracts Lawyer must be able to demonstrate an ability to hold a challenging case load including:

  • Complex construction contracts
  • Service contracts
  • Contract related governance issues
  • Advising senior officers within the council
  • Broad advice experience
  • EU Procurement
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Contractual disputes and negotiations

This role will suit an experienced Contracts Lawyer who is able to deal with all aspects of commercial contract duties. The ideal candidate will be both self-sufficient and a good team player and will possess excellent communication and drafting skills.

If this sounds like the next challenge for you and you're available at short notice, then please do not hesitate to send a copy of your CV to Holly Bedi- hbedi@lawabsolute.com

At LAW Absolute 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 every candidate individually.  If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained.

LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

LAW Absolute has specialised in legal local government recruitment since 2003. Today, almost 400 lawyers work through LAW Absolute within local government throughout England and Wales. Our reputation, networks and exceptional market knowledge place LAW Absolute in the prime position to provide the best possible service to both employers and lawyers seeking work.