Commercial and Projects Lawyer

Liverpool, Merseyside
£35,255 - £38,553 plus subscription to professional body
20 Feb 2019
04 Mar 2019
Practice area
Company and commercial
Full time
Contract type

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority/Merseytravel

Legal, Democratic Services and Procurement


The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority was created in 2014 and became a Mayoral Combined Authority in 2017.  This introduced a new layer of governance into the City Region and is part of increased regional devolution by the Government.   Significant sums of money have been granted to the Combined Authority to support regeneration and projects that transform the City Region.

Merseytravel is the Executive Body of the Combined Authority and also a Passenger Transport Executive. 

Commercial and Projects Lawyer

SCP33-36 (£35,258-£38,553)


The Combined Authority is looking to recruit a Commercial and Projects Lawyer who will be responsible for protecting the interests of the Combined Authority and Merseytravel by advising upon, drafting and negotiating legal agreements. The postholder will work for the Principal Commercial and Projects Lawyer and will support the Major Projects Lawyer.

The postholder will have their own caseload and will also be responsible for advising upon, drafting and negotiating legal agreements for the Combined Authority and Merseytravel projects which include Mersey Ferries, Mersey Tunnels, the Beatles Story and the rail and bus network.

In addition the postholder will provide general legal support to senior officers within the team, and will support officers who will be preparing complex legal documentation/structures.

You will be a qualified solicitor, barrister or CILEX with ideally one year’s post qualification commercial experience.

You must be enthusiastic, motivated and determined to deliver results and be able to work as part of a busy team. 

Further details are available from The HR Division, Merseytravel, PO Box 1976, Liverpool, L69 3HN, or by visiting our website at and

CV and Covering Letter can be sent to: and

Closing date:  Monday 04th March 2019 @12pm

This information can be provided in alternative formats on request

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