Locum Commercial Contracts and Procurement Lawyer

Venn Group - Birmingham
£40 - 45 per hour
Closing date
13 Jun 2021

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Locum Commercial Contracts & Procurement Lawyer – South East England – Full Time – 3 Months – Hybrid Flexible Working – up to £45 per hour (Umbrella)


Venn Group’s specialist legal team are currently working with an established Local Authority in the South East England area who are recruiting for a Locum Commercial Contracts & Procurement Lawyer to join their department.


This assignment is offered on a full-time basis and the appointed candidate will need to commit to full time hours. The contract is for an initial period of 3 months with the possibility of extension and will be worked on a remote basis, however office presence will be required at least 1 day per week. This opportunity is suitable for an experienced Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive.


The ideal candidate will have prior experience working within Local Government and have the ability to effectively manage a busy and varied caseload.


Daily duties will include:


  • Drafting and approving contracts arising from all the councils’ functions

  • Advising on a range of local government law issues, including governance arrangements for shared services, data protection and freedom of information

  • Composing contract clauses and negotiating with third parties as required

  • Drafting agreements including grant and loan agreements and service level agreements

  • Efficient management of workloads adhering to given timescales and budgets


    An hourly rate of up to £45 per hour (umbrella) is offered for this position depending on experience.


    For further information, please contact Connie Ross or Will Pardoe on 0121 616 0660, alternatively email midlandslegal@venngroup.com


    Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.


    Venn Group is an acknowledged leader in professional interim recruitment, dedicated to helping our clients fill critical skills gaps with experienced contractors, locums and temporary staffing solutions. 

    By engaging with Venn Group you are selecting a recruitment consultancy that is set up to meet the demands of the contract and interim job market. Our infrastructure, training and service are all intricately designed to provide you with a reliable and effective response.

    Our recruitment consultants will take the time to get to know the opportunities you seek in your next assignment and will guide you through the recruitment process with the attention to detail we are known for.

    Having dedicated ourselves to providing contract and interim staff over two decades, we have forged long-standing relationships with many regular hirers for contract or project resources.

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    0121 616 0660
    Waterloo House
    20 Waterloo Street
    B2 5TB

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