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Locum Commercial Contracts Lawyer

Venn Group - Birmingham
South East
£50 - 58 per hour
Closing date
28 Aug 2021

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Practice area
Company and commercial
7 years+
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Locum Commercial Contracts Lawyer – South East/Home Counties – Remote Working – up to £58 per hour (Umbrella)


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

This assignment is offered for an initial period of 4 to 5 months with the possibility of extension and will be worked remotely for the foreseeable future. Ideally, the client would like someone to take on the position on a full-time basis, however candidates with part-time availability possessing relevant experience may also be considered.

This opportunity is suitable for an experienced Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with professional experience gained within Local Government.

Daily duties will include:

  • Drafting and approving contracts arising from all the councils’ functions, including construction, service, consultancy, IT contracts, procurement and JCT contracts
  • 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 £58 per hour (umbrella) is offered for this position depending on experience.

For further information, please contact Philippa Stoate or Tom Hoult on 0121 616 0660, alternatively email

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.

Find Us
0121 616 0660
Waterloo House
20 Waterloo Street
B2 5TB
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