Commercial Contracts Lawyer

LAW Absolute
£40.00 - £45.00 per hour
25 Feb 2019
25 Mar 2019
Practice area
Company and commercial
Full time
Contract type

We are currently working alongside a busy Local Authority based in Hertfordshire who are seeking a Commercial Contracts Lawyer to join their service.

The role is being offered on a three to six month basis with a high probability of an extension. The local authority can offer the variety of a wide and interesting caseload with a focus on delivering risk-focussed legal advice to support colleagues in making the best decisions for their service areas and service users.

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

You must be able to demonstrate that you can 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

The role will have a mixed caseload of procurement, contracts, internal governance, local authority powers, company advice/ other delivery models, CTAs, data protection/ information governance, IPR. 

If you are to apply, it is essential that you are available on short notice.

If this sounds like the next challenge for you, then please do not hesitate to send a copy of your CV to Holly Bedi -

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.

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