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Commercial Contracts and Procurement Lawyer

Employer
Sellick Partnership (Legal) Limited
Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£26 - £54 per hour + flexible working arrangements
Closing date
4 Oct 2021

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Commercial Procurement Lawyer
Contract - Full-time
London
£26 - 54 per hour

About the Role:

An opportunity has arisen for Commercial Contrcts and Procurement Lawyers to join a Central Government team 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. The team draft and advise on every part of the commercial process, from the commercial law implications of a policy, through to designing the appropriate commercial construct, ensuring that projects appropriately manage legal risk, that contracts are managed effectively, and that any disputes are resolved as effectively as possible. They are involved in many of the government's highest profile and most sensitive matters. The work is varied, interesting and usually at the forefront of some of the main issues facing Government as a whole.

Key Requirements

The ideal Candidate for this Commercial Contracts and Procurement Lawyer role will have:

  • Qualified legal professional (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent)
  • Sound understanding of public, procurement and contract law
  • Proactively manage risks and identify solutions
  • Commercial and procurement experience
  • An understanding of the role of lawyers in Government

Key responsibilities
The successful Candidate for this Commercial Procurement Lawyer role will be required to:

  • Manage legal risks in conjunction with other risks
  • Work alongside the litigation lawyers/counsel in dispute resolution cases
  • Instructing and managing external law firms and counsel
  • Work closely with the advisory law teams and help to implement policies

On Offer

  • £26-54 per hour
  • Rolling contract & internal opportunities
  • Working from home followed by flexible working arrangements

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.

Company

About Sellick Partnership

Established in 2002, Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment business with seven offices nationwide and more than 100 employees.

We offer a complete legal recruitment service on a nationwide basis within the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Our Legal team are considered one of the best in the country and are highly knowledgeable in their specialist markets.

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.

We recruit across all areas of law, sourcing and placing candidates in legal jobs such as legal director, legal executive, barristers and solicitors as well as positions at the paralegal level.

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

For our candidates, we regularly partner with legal chambers and specialist legal organisations to hold CPD training events, workshops and seminars to help you keep abreast of industry news and topical issues. These events for legal professionals are a great way of networking and learning new skills that you can use as you progress through your legal career.

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: 0161 834 1642

Leeds: 0113 243 9775

London: 0203 997 9255

We specialise in recruiting professionals into a variety of positions on a permanent and temporary basis across the following specialisms: Finance & Accountancy, HR, Procurement, Change & Transformation, ICT & Digital Technology, Actuarial, Wealth & Investment Management, Housing & Property Services and Senior & Executive. To find out more about Sellick Partnership, please visit our website: www.sellickpartnership.co.uk

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Website:
Telephone
0161 834 1642
Location
Sellick Partnership
Queens Court
24 Queens Street
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M2 5HX
United Kingdom
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