Commercial Contracts Lawyer

LAW Absolute
£30.00 - £50.00 per hour
Closing date
27 Feb 2021

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LAW Absolute is working with a local authority shared service based in London who are seeking a Commercial Contracts Lawyer for three months initially. This is a remote working role, although you may be required to attend the office on an ad hoc basis.

Key Skills:

        •     The ability to provide prompt and accurate legal advice

        •    Negotiating and drafting skills

        •    Analyse factual situations, research the relevant law and apply it

        •    Ability to work effectively with elected members

        •    Draft complex and unusual documentation

        •    Ability to present complex arguments

        •    Provide robust solutions to complex legal issues

        •    Good understanding of Local Government practice and procedure

Knowledge and experience:

•             A Solicitor or Barrister with a current practising certificate

•             Experience in carrying a Contracts and Procurement caseload

•             Demonstrable experience in EU Procurement matters

•             Recent local government experience

Due to the urgent nature of the role, candidates are required to be available on no more than two weeks’ notice. Previous local government experience is advantageous.

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.

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