Interim Commercial Lawyer - In House

England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon
05 Jul 2018
30 Jul 2018
Job Title
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for a commercial lawyer to join a government organisation as Contracts and Property Lawyer on an interim basis from now until the end of September, with the likelihood of being offered a permanent position.

The role

Reporting to the team Head, you will take the lead on a combination of commercial contracts and commercial property work, including:
· Drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts, including construction, service consultancy and IT contracts;
· advise on contracts and procurement legislation;
· drafting and approving other agreements including grant and loan agreements and service level agreements;
· assisting the senior contracts and property lawyer and external solicitors with major procurements and town centre redevelopment and other regeneration projects;
· Landlord & Tenant work, including the acquisition and disposal of land and property;
· Assisting with all associated non-contentious work arising out of the property portfolios including leases, licenses, deeds and notices; and
· Advising on other property matters including compulsory purchase orders.

The person

You will be a 3+ PQE lawyer with good experience of commercial contracts and some knowledge of commercial property matters, available ASAP. This role would be ideal for a lawyer seeking their first in-house challenge, a commercial contracts-focussed lawyer seeking to expand on their skill set or alternatively a commercial property lawyer looking to take on a more general commercial role.

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