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Contracts Procurement Lawyer

  • Job reference: EC1804PROCCHESHIRE
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: SOLICITOR

Location: Cheshire
Job Type: Locum
Area of Expertise: Contracts & Procurement
Salary: £30+LTD per hour

You will be working within the contracts and procurement legal team dealing with general commercial contracts but also dealing with more specific issues regarding procurement in a construction and building and if experienced, ICT. The ideal candidate needs experience in all aspects of public procurement and will be competent in providing detailed and accurate advice accordingly. You will be a Contracts and Procurement Solicitor providing advice across the whole of the Council and affiliated programmes. The initial contract is for 3 months but there is a likely extension to a rolling contract.


*Deal with invitations to tender and contract specifications
*Advise on EU Procurement Regulations 2015
*Advise on risks of procurement challenge
*Advise on state aid legislation, guidance and case law
*Deal with general commercial contracts
*Deal with NEC3 works contracts and associated building and construction contracts
*Deal with ICT procurement and contracts
*Deal with major regeneration schemes
*Deal with consultancy framework
*Deal with broadband and community asset transfers


*Local authority experience
*Public contracts and procurement experience
*Understanding of local authority governance
*Good drafting skills

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.