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Contracts and Procurement Solicitor

Job Description

Service Care Legal recruitment are currently working alongside a Local Authority, based in the Greater Manchester area, who are in need of an experienced Commercial Contracts and Procurement Solicitor to join their team.

Role: Contracts and Procurement Solicitor

Location: Greater Manchester, hybrid working

Rate: £35-£45ph Umbrella

Duration: 3 months ongoing

The Role:

  • Provide specialist and proactive legal advice and assistance across a range of areas arising within Commercial Contracts and Procurement Law. This will include procurement, contracts, commercial, employment, licensing, governance, local government constitution and related law.
  • Manage you own Commercial Contracts and Procurement caseload from start to completion
  • Proactively represent the council in a professional manner to clients and other legal professionals

The Person:

  • A qualified Solicitor/Lawyer or Legal Executive with a minimum of 3 years' PQE in Commercial Contracts and Procurement law
  • Ideally someone who was worked for a Local Authority in a Commercial Contracts and Procurement legal team
  • Someone who is able to work independently on a remote basis with minimal supervision

If this sounds like an opportunity that is right for you, then don't hesitate to get in touch with Hugh Barnes via email,, or via telephone at 01772208969.

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.