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Commercial Lawyer

Jameson Legal
England, Bristol
£54000 - £80000 per annum
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Practice area
Company and commercial
Contract type
Full time
2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 6 years, 7 years+
Private practice
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Job Details

Due to recent growth, our client is looking to recruit an Associate with specialist knowledge in public procurement to join their Government and Trade (GAT) practice in Bristol.

The GAT practice is made up of three teams, these include the Public Procurement Team, Public Contracts Team, and the International Trade Team. This provides the opportunity for associates to undertake a diverse range of work and develop multiple specialist skill sets. There are a number of public sector clients within the GAT practice, these include the Cabinet Office, Home Office, Government Legal Department, National Crime Agency, Mayor's Office for Police Commissioners, and more. The team also acts for a number of private sector entities engaged in Government projects.

This role will provide exposure to some of the highest profile and most significant Government projects in the UK and internationally. The successful candidate will be supporting and working alongside clients such as central government departments, non-department public bodies, local authorities, housing associations, and private & third sector organisations.

To be considered for this role, you will have a minimum of 2 years' PQE with previous experience of working within the public sector on public procurement law (under the UK/EU legal regime or WTO regime). You will exhibit a practical and pragmatic approach, as well as being commercially astute and solutions focused. There will be the expectation for you to provide support on business development, having tender/bid experience would be preferable but not essential. It is important that you demonstrate a strong appetite to build a career advising on government and public sector procurements.

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Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

Please note: Where a level of experience, such as 'PQE', is indicated, please note that this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience

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Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

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