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Commercial Contracts Locum

Sellick Partnership (Legal) Limited
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£40 - £45 per hour
Closing date
28 Jul 2022

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Practice area
Company and commercial, Public law
Contract type
Full time
2 years
Public sector/Charities
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Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive and successful in-house Commercial Contracts team. The team provides legal support in contracts and procurement and aims to support the Council with a proactive and solution-focused approach. The role involves providing complex legal and procedural advice to all areas of the council, including Members, Officers, external partners, and other stakeholders, you will advise on Public Contracts Regulations and the councils' Standing Orders.

The work is varied and interesting and you may be asked to support on major projects, alongside managing your own single matters. Work can involve corporate/company work which includes company secretarial duties as well as establishing and structuring corporate entities. The successful candidate will be focused on delivering successful outcomes across a wide range of projects which includes delivery of major transformational development and regeneration projects (including construction), creating trading companies and joint ventures, reviewing commercial contracts and providing extensive procurement advice. The role will also require the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with government departments, national and regional public bodies and the private sector.

You will be a qualified solicitor, barrister or equivalent with demonstrable relevant experience in relation to commercial contracts, procurement, and construction contracts within either a public and or private sector background. Key areas for this role include commercial contracts, procurement, construction contracts, public health contracts, IT contracts, frameworks, and concession contracts.

The successful candidate must be well versed in public procurement and contract law. With an in-depth knowledge of all relevant ancillary documents such as collateral warranties, you will be able to draft and amend documentation.

For more information, or to apply, please contact Kate Jasper in our Manchester office.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, including minorities and those with disabilities. 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. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 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

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:

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0161 834 1642
Sellick Partnership
Queens Court
24 Queens Street
Greater Manchester
M2 5HX
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