My client is a full service and highly reputable top 100 UK law with a glowing reputation. Due to continuued success and growth, the firm is looking for a Senior Associate/Associate to join their Public Sector team. This is a rare opportunity whereby candidates with private practice experience will be considered. Ideally you will be a company commercial or corporate solicitor looking to incorporate both.
You must be 5 years PQE+ to be considered.
They advise all types of organisations across the public sector and represent clients in central and local government, central government authorities (including education and the NHS), police authorities, registered providers of social housing, not-for-profit organisations and charities.
They work with their public sector clients to deliver high profile strategic projects which will add value to organisations, generate income and support regeneration.
Purpose of job
Reporting into the Legal Director, the ideal candidate will provide Corporate / Commercial support to Local Authority clients.
This role will be based in their Chelmsford office.
The ideal candidate will be able to assist in the following areas:
Local Authority commercialisation and formation of local authority companies
Joint ventures, partnerships and company structures
Local Authority governance
Public Procurement (services, supplies, works and concessions)
State Aid Funding Agreements
Intellectual Property, data protection and GDPR
General commercial agreements
Experience of working with Local Authority property development companies woudl be advantageous
Candidates are currently being shortlisted and first round interviews being arranged so please apply for immediate consideration.
Please contact Connor Franks, Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.
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