Lawyer / Senior Lawyer - Contracts, Procurement & Information
Contracts, Procurement & Information Lawyer/Senior Lawyer – G10, G11 and MG1
Salary - £39,171 to £54,507 (career graded post)
We are seeking to recruit permanent Contracts and Procurement Lawyers to join our team at HB Public Law (HBPL). You will undertake varied, high-quality work with likeminded and supportive colleagues who are committed to public service and excellent client care.
HB Public Law is one of the country’s leading shared local authority legal practices between a number of Northwest London and out of London boroughs; it is Lexcel accredited, and we pride ourselves on delivering a high-quality service. Staff are employed by Harrow Council, but work for a number of public sector clients.
The successful candidate will carry a full caseload and will:
- provide advice and manage contract and procurement legal cases.
- draft and negotiate commercial contracts including construction contracts and service contracts and advise on contract disputes.
- support corporate projects working in multi-disciplinary teams and advise on governance issues
- advise senior officers and councillors
- advise on public procurement in the context of the Public Contracts Regulations
You will be required to pick up a caseload from the outset and successful candidates must have experience in conducting commercial contract work.
The closing date for your application is Monday 31st October 2022 and interviews will be held week the following week.
The vacancy is a career graded post encompassing grades G10, G11 and MG1 (£39,171 to £54,507). Details of the threshold criteria for the relevant grades are set out in the role profile. There is also an annual career grading application process to allow lawyers to apply to advance to the next grade.
Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit with a range of cultures, religions and opinions that come together to produce high achieving schools and a close and friendly community. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.