Commercial and Advisory (Health) Solicitor 2+PQE

England, Bristol
19 Feb 2021
19 Mar 2021
Harriet Chapman
Job Title
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial and Advisory (Health) Solicitor Job in Bristol with leading firm - 2+ PQE

Your new company
This role presents as a rare opportunity to play a key role in our clients' Commercial and Infrastructure team in Bristol, to focus on projects and commercial work in the Health Sector. With in-depth, industry-focused expertise, the team advises on the procurement, licensing and supply of tech products and services to a wide range of public and private sector clients. In an increasingly complex and competitive commercial landscape, the team is helping more and more clients keep pace with change - making this an exciting time to join them. You will be joining a highly respected team who are at the forefront of health advisory and commercial work nationally; this is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious solicitor to join a successful team and manage a varied caseload of high quality work.

Your new role
You will be providing advice to NHS clients and some independent sector health clients on a variety of matters. This could include; delivery of new hospitals, health and social care facilities; housing; patient hotels; NHS estate redevelopment for income generating opportunities; and re-provision of medical equipment. The team also advise on a range of commercial transactions including: joint ventures, commercial ventures and partnerships; outsourcing; PFI/PPP contract renegotiation and termination; and information technology. The department is also involved in a wider variety of commercial and complex contracting work.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a 2+ PQE solicitor looking to join a market leader offering access to an excellent quality of work. You will ideally possess strong commercial experience gained through employment in-house, local authority or with a UK law firm, however our client are also interested to hear from candidates with a keen interest in the health sector who are interested in a career change; for example you may be a clinical risk litigator looking for a new challenge. Experience of advising health bodies/other public sector organisations or the private sector would be desirable. You will have a practical and commercial approach and the ability to deliver clear, precise advice, in addition to strong technical skills and an ability to understand and work through complex legal issues.

What you'll get in return
This is a standout opportunity to join an ambitious and growing practice that will provide you with an excellent grounding and platform in your commercial career. This role is currently home-based until it is safe to return to the office. The firm are also open to considering requests to work part-time.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role, please contact Harriet Chapman in complete confidence at Hays. We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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