Commercial Contracts Lawyer

England, East Midlands
£43516 - £46549 per annum
07 Feb 2023
27 Feb 2023
Kate Jasper
Job Title
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Midlands - any location on a remote basis

Role: Permanent (37 hours - part time considered)

Salary: £43,516 to £46,549 (pro rata for part time)

Closing Date: Monday 13th March 2023

Interviews: Week commencing 20th March 2023

Sellick Partnership is delighted to be working in partnership with the shared Legal Team to recruit a lawyer specialising in commercial contracts and procurement law and procedure.

You will join an expanding legal team that is both friendly and supportive, with a strong team ethic. You will support two progressive, ambitious local authorities involved in a range of exciting projects in a great part of the country. You will be directly involved in varied and high-quality legal work and make a positive difference to local communities. The commercial work is interesting and varied and can include construction contracts and project work, alongside procurement advice.

We welcome applications from experienced commercial lawyers or people with the commitment and ability to develop and grow in this area of legal practice. Most importantly, we seek applications from enthusiastic and adaptable people who are motivated to use their research and analytical skills to provide practical, solution-focussed legal advice to internal clients.

Local government experience is desirable, but we welcome applications from people from all parts of the legal sector. You will be a qualified Solicitor/Barrister/FILEX with a current Practising Certificate. You will join a sizable team of 15 lawyers and 2 members of support staff. In return for your experience, commitment and motivation, you will enjoy working in a modern environment, with a competitive salary and benefits package. The successful applicant will be able to take advantage of flexible, agile working arrangements including home working. All necessary IT and equipment shall be provided by the Council. This is a forward thinking client who offers unrivalled levels of flexibility.

If you want to join a high performing, dedicated legal services team then we would be delighted to hear from you.

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