Procurement Lawyer

Location
Wales, Cardiff
Salary
£47000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted
23 May 2024
Closes
19 Jun 2024
Ref
JN -052024-377323
Contact
Joseph Brady
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Procurement Lawyer

Location: Cardiff

Remuneration: £47,000 - £65,000 per year

Responsibilities:

Our client, a highly reputable UK law firm providing tailored legal solutions to various clients, is currently seeking a Procurement Lawyer with expertise across non-contentious procurement. As a trusted partner to public and private sector clients, our client has a well-established commercial practise and is ranked Band 1 in the Administrative and Public Law category by Chambers and Partners.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to handle a breadth of mostly non-contentious procurement work across sectors such as education, healthcare, defence and security, local and national government, and public bodies.

This will involve designing procurement processes, drafting procurement documents, and working closely with clients. You will also provide specific expertise in support of large-scale projects and commercial contracts as part of our client's wider Commercial Team. Additionally, there will be opportunities to provide training to clients in anticipation of the Procurement Act 2023 coming into force later in 2024.

You will become an intrinsic part of our client's friendly, committed, and highly respected team. Their inclusive and flexible working practises have earned them recognition as a top employer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting non-contentious procurement work for a range of clients across sectors such as education, healthcare, defence and security, local and national government, and public bodies.
  • Designing procurement processes and drafting procurement documents.
  • Working closely with clients to provide expert advice and support.
  • Contributing to large-scale projects and commercial contracts as part of our client's Commercial Team.
  • Providing training to clients in anticipation of the Procurement Act 2023.
  • Embedding yourself in our client's Commercial practise by spending at least 3 days a week at their Cardiff office.

Experience and Skills Required:

  • 2+ years PQE as a lawyer (although NQE+ may be considered).
  • Strong background in good quality procurement and/or commercial work across the public sector.
  • Confidence to run a procurement process with limited supervision.
  • Experience in subsidy control law would be advantageous.
  • Commitment to supporting the growth agenda across England and Wales.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Strong drafting skills and technical competence.
  • Commercial awareness and self-motivation.
  • Ability to work well in a team and support junior colleagues.
  • Excellent IT skills.

Remuneration and Benefits:

  • Yearly salary ranging from £47,000 to £65,000 (DOE)
  • 5% employer pension contribution (minimum 3% employee contribution).
  • Relocation assistance.
  • Life assurance.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Performance-related bonus scheme.
  • Eyecare reimbursement.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • 26 days' holiday + option to buy up to 5 additional days.
  • A day off for your birthday.
  • Funding for qualifications and professional memberships.
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, and paternity pay.
  • Informal flexible working practises.
  • Volunteering leave.
  • Study leave.
  • Private medical insurance through Bupa.
  • Healthcare cash plan via Medicash.
  • Annual discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Employee retail discounts.
  • Other voluntary employee paid benefits.

To find out more please apply directly or email me on

If you are an experienced Procurement Lawyer with a strong background in good quality procurement and/or commercial work, and are looking for an opportunity to join an esteemed law firm with a diverse client base, we would like to hear from you.

LHH is an employment consultancy that believes in talent, not labels. It is important to us that we run inclusive recruitment processes to support candidates of all abilities and encourage applicants of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply. LHH is committed to building an inclusive, supportive environment to enable candidates to explore the next steps in their careers. If you require reasonable adjustments at any stage, please let us know and we will be happy to support you.