Principal Solicitor, Commercial & Contracts
£47,491 - £52,633
Liverpool City Council is seeking to recruit to a key post in its City Solicitor’s Office. The City has become the most exciting and rapidly evolving place to live and work in the northwest. This is reflected in the quality and quantity of challenging work associated with the delivery of the Mayor’s Inclusive Growth Plan. We believe that the post of Principal Solicitor, Commercial and Contracts provides an excellent opportunity to progress your career working for a large local authority which is ambitious for our city and our residents. We are continuously working to improve both our commercial approach and the high standard of client care offered to our clients.
We offer a generous annual leave entitlement, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements and a work environment which gives you the chance to use and develop your skills within a forward-thinking service.
You will be required to lead and manage a team of two Assistant Solicitors and one Legal Assistant.
In the role, you will be required to provide clear, practical, legal and policy advice on a wide range of commercial and contractual matters including Council strategies, contracts, grants, procurement, state aid, development of land and infrastructure and constitutional matters. You will also have personal conduct of major and high-profile projects.