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Commercial Contracts and Planning Lawyer

LAW Absolute
London (Greater)
£25.00 - £35.00 per hour
Closing date
26 Feb 2021
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LAW Absolute is working with a local authority based in London who are seeking a Commercial Contracts and Planning Lawyer for three months initially. The role is to start ASAP.

The successful candidate will be required to carry a mixed caseload of commercial contracts and planning work. As a qualified solicitor or barrister you will have a good knowledge of the law and will be asked to work as part of a well-established and supportive team.

On the commercial contracts side you will have knowledge of public procurement rules, contract drafting, knowledge of TUPE and data protection legislation. With regards to the planning element, you will carry a caseload of S.106 agreements, case manage planning inquiries, advise clients, draft licences and manage some highways matters. You will on occasion be required to manage high profile cases attracting public interest.

Due to the urgent nature of the role, you must be available on no more than two weeks’ notice. This is a remote working position due to the current Covid-19 situation.

In order to apply for the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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 is an independent, niche legal recruitment consultancy with a strong infrastructure and an impressive level of expertise. We offer pragmatic and tailored solutions and work without any of the restrictions which can be imposed by major holding companies.

Teamwork is paramount. Every individual and organisation with whom we work benefits from the combined knowledge, hard work and energy of our experienced consultants.

The level of experience and expertise offered by our team of consultants is exceptional and our aim is to provide all candidates and clients with a truly consultative, efficient and results oriented service.

Our culture is one of transparency, integrity and honesty. We are proud to offer an utterly trustworthy, reliable and diligent service.

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020 7092 8000
5th Floor Queens House
55-56 Lincoln's Inn Fields
United Kingdom
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