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Commercial Procurement Lawyer

Sellick Partnership (Legal) Limited
England, London, City of London
Up to £600 per day + flexible working arrangements
Closing date
8 Mar 2021

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Practice area
Company and commercial
5 years
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Role: Commercial Procurement Lawyer - Central Government

Type: Contract - Full-time

Location: London

Up to £600pd

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Procurement Lawyer to join Central Government on a minimum 6 month contract to advise on a range of commercial, contractual and procurement matters.

The successful candidate will be a qualified legal professional (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent) and be able to demonstrate strong commercial and procurement law experience. They will be assisting on every part of the commercial process, from the commercial law implications of policy, to advising on the route to market/procurement route, designing the commercial contract, supporting on approvals, supporting on transparency requirements and advising on contract management and exit issues.

They will provide a range of commercial legal advice across the following areas:

  • Commercial Contracts
  • Public Procurement
  • Construction
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • Public law aspects of commercial work/commercial decision-making
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Grants and State Aid

The Commercial Procurement Lawyer will:

  • Assist on medium-high complexity contracts spanning across various stakeholders
  • Evaluate whether projects appropriately identify and manage legal risk, ensuring contracts are managed effectively, and that any disputes are resolved effectively and efficiently
  • Maintain a corporate relationship with external law firms on legal advice and management of projects

Key Requirements:

  • Need to be UK Qualified with 5 years PQE
  • Have sound understanding of public procurement and contract law
  • An understanding of the role of lawyers in Government

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying, please contact Xiomara Cabello in our London office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you. Sellick Partnership is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.


About Sellick Partnership - Top legal recruiter in the UK
Our Legal Recruitment Consultants are market specialists and highly experienced in sourcing and placing high-calibre locum, contract and permanent legal professionals across the UK. Founded in 2004, our Legal team are considered one of the best in the country and are highly knowledgeable in their specialist markets. Our Legal Recruitment Consultants place legal professionals on a nation-wide basis across a range of disciplines and roles and across all sectors including: 

  • Public Sector & Not-for-Profit legal roles
  • In-House legal roles
  • Private Practice legal roles

We recruit paralegals right up to legal director/legal executive level across all areas of law including, but not limited to the below:

  • Childcare Law
  • Housing Law
  • Civil Litigation Jobs
  • Adult Social Care
  • Property Law
  • Planning Law
  • Commercial Contracts jobs
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Data Protection Lawyer jobs
  • Freedom of Information

For our clients, we offer a tailored approach to recruitment services which is based on the needs of your organisation. We take the time to get to know you and your organisation, and ensure we support you at every step of the way to secure high-calibre candidates every time.

For our candidates, we regularly partner with legal chambers to hold CPD training events to help you keep abreast of industry news and topical issues. These events are a great way of networking and learning new skills that you can use as you progress through your career. Our team of expert Legal Consultants are always available - from CV advice and interview techniques to a general conversation about what is happening in the market currently, we can help you make your next career move and find the best role for you. 

With in-depth sector knowledge, an extensive network of clients and high-calibre legal professionals plus an unrivalled name in the market, we are best placed to support your recruitment needs. Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you. 

Manchester Tel: 0161 834 1642
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0161 834 1642
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