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7 months ago
Chadwick Nott
Salary: £35 - £45 per hour
Location: UK
Job type: Temporary
Job sector: Public Sector
Experience: PQE 2, PQE 3, PQE 4, PQE 5, PQE 6-9
Contact: Charlotte Williams
Sector: Commercial Contracts
Category: Solicitor Jobs

A new locum opportunity has arisen in East Anglia for a Commercial Contracts & Procurement Lawyer with a local authority legal team.

This is an ongoing, full time assignment. Part time applications will still be considered but on a case by case basis.

The post holder will join a team of experienced lawyers and advise on wide ranging and complex matters including: construction, buildings, engineering, utilities, major infrastructure, roads, rail, waste, demolition, industrial and retail, education, information and data protection.

Duties will include:

  • Drafting and negotiating a range of agreements, including: collaboration, partnership, funding, affiliation, and shared services agreements, joint ventures etc.
  • Advising on procurement law matters, including: EU public procurement directives, public contracts regulations, governance, social care and health, IT, framework agreements, OJEU notices, ITT and commissioning
  • Handling social care and health commercial matters including: procurement advice, tender documentation, housing projects, contract management, suspension/termination notices and national health services act agreements
  • Providing a legal service with regards to State Aid and competition

To be successful in this post you will need:

  • A qualification as a solicitor, barrister or legal executive
  • Thorough knowledge of contract law, local government law, EU regulations, TUPE, best value and partnering concepts
  • Significant experience of advising on, drafting and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts, including standard service and maintenance contracts and building and engineering contracts.
  • Evidence of ability to analyse, problem-solve and manage complex matters at a senior level without supervision and to work closely with other council officers and members

Hourly rate is negotiable dependent upon experience but as a guideline a bracket of £35 - £45 per hour has been discussed (inside IR35).

To apply for this post, please call Emily Bulman onor with a copy of your up to date CV.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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