Senior Contracts and Commissioning Lawyer

6 days left

Location
Kent (GB)
Salary
£45.00- £55.00 per hour
Posted
26 Mar 2024
Closes
23 Apr 2024
Ref
MM/29732
Job Title
Lawyer
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

We are working with a Local Authority in the Kent region looking for a Senior Contracts and Commissioning Lawyer to join their department on an initial 3-month basis.

The successful candidate must be UK qualified and have upwards of 12 months’ experience in:

  • Commercial contracts
  • Commissioning law
  • Public procurement

Expertise in dealing with a wide range of contracts including:

  • NEC and general building contracts, contracts for goods and services, contractual disputes, JCT building contracts and public procurement issues
  • Advising at committees and member briefings on all aspects of contracts and commissioning law & procedures

You will need to have experience of handling your own legal caseload which will include complex matters.

Pay rate is between £45-55 per hour.

The local authority is looking for a candidate to start on a full-time basis as soon as possible. Due to the urgent nature of the role, we are looking to speak to candidates available on no more than 2 weeks’ notice. Previous Contracts and Commission law legal experience is essential.

Working through LAW Absolute

As the first recruitment agency to specialise only in placing interim lawyers, LAW Absolute has a long history in supporting lawyers who want to work flexibly and in control of their career.

We are able to offer our contractors a range of challenging opportunities across private practice, corporates, financial services and within the not-for-profit sector. With over 20 years of placing contract lawyers in these markets, we have built excellent networks and many of the lawyers that we work with are contract lawyers that we have successfully placed on multiple assignments, allowing them to work with autonomy and build their career in the way they choose to. For our clients, we have worked closely with legal teams to help them plan and manage delivery of their services in a more efficient way in terms of resources, costs and timescales.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.

If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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