Commercial/Procurement Lawyer

Hays Legal
England, Devon, Exeter
20 Aug 2020
17 Sep 2020
Harriet Chapman
Practice area
Company and commercial
Full time
Contract type

Commercial Procurement Lawyer job - Exeter - Flexible/remote working - Great work/life balance - P/T or F/T

Your new company
This firm is a nationally recognised law practice who have an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Commercial/Procurement Lawyer to join their reputable team. They pride themselves on their relationships with their clients and top-quality work and are currently looking for an ambitious lawyer to add value to achieve further great results. This role offers a positive work life balance within a supportive and growing team and you will enjoy high quality, high value work. Whilst the team is based in Exeter, the firm take a flexible approach to cross office working and working remotely and are happy to discuss flexible working patterns for candidates who are not local to Exeter. Applications from those seeking part-time or full-time hours will be considered.

Your new role
You will report directly to the experienced Partner and play an integral part in a wide range of work for the firms extensive Public Sector client base. The team advises local authorities, Central Government and other public bodies across the full reach of their activities with a focus on public sector commercial contracts, procurement law, vires and State aid. The work is varied and exciting and the team is nationally recognised for its work in the Public Sector field; they are appointed to many national local authority frameworks. Within a busy team, and mutually supportive environment, you will enjoy high quality, high value work.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be an ambitious lawyer, circa 2+PQE, with good general commercial and contract knowledge and experience, ideally within the procurement law realm, however this is not a prerequisite. Public sector or state aid experience is useful but not essential and you must be able to use your initiative while working as part of a team. You will have the ability to build strong and lasting relationships with clients and show a genuine commitment to fully understanding the public sector drivers that sit behind each client and each project. Dedicated and enthusiastic, you will have the ability to work efficiently with a commitment to client care. If joining at the junior level, you should demonstrate an enthusiasm to get involved in business development, and if joining at a more senior level, the firm would expect you to grow your existing client relationships alongside leading new relationships with the team's extensive client base.

What you'll get in return
You will be joining a firm that encourages staff progression and development within the Company; they are renowned for their work life balance and non-hierarchical culture. You will also receive a wide range of benefits, including a generous holiday entitlement and a range of flexible benefits. Please contact Harriet Chapman at Hays Legal in complete confidence to discuss further.

What you need to do now
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