Contracts Locum Solicitor

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£45-55 UMB
20 Jun 2024
18 Jul 2024
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

We are working with a well-established Local Authority in the Berkshire Region looking for a Commercial Contracts Lawyer to join their department for an initial 3-month period.


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

  • Commercial contracts matters
  • Public procurement experience is advantageous


Expertise in dealing with a wide range of contracts including:

  • Providing general advice
  • Negotiating and drafting agreements
  • Large scale development projects
  • Joint venture, partnerships, SPVs 
  • JCT building contracts
  • NEC and general building contracts
  • Construction Law matters
  • Contracts for goods and services
  • Contractual disputes


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


The Council offers a flexible working environment. Previous commercial contracts legal experience in a local authority is essential.


Pay rate is between £45-55 per hour.


The local authority is looking for a candidate to start 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.

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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