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Contracts Solicitor

  • Job reference: JBCPS/2812
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: I have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Locum Contracts Solicitor to join a Local Authority in London. The position is an excellent opportunity for an organised Solicitor to join a busy local authority who are offering a 5 month contract which is likely to be on going after the initial period.

Within this position the day to day role will include:
*Handling a caseload of complex casework on public procurement and contract matters on a range of commercial transactions including ICT contracts, social care contracts, general construction contracts and any other commercial contracts
*Provide legal advice on contract and procurement matters, including drafting and negotiating contract terms, data protection, freedom of information and other areas

The ideal candidate will:
*Be a Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with a minimum of 5 years PQE
*Have a minimum of 5 years' experience working in Contracts and Procurement
*Excellent drafting and negotiating experience, along with recent experience giving legal advice on contract matters
*Previous experience working in a Local Authority is desirable, experience working in private practice or in-house will be considered

This role is an excellent opportunity for a Contracts Solicitor to join a local authority on a rolling contract, there is the opportunity for flexible working for the successful candidate.

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Joel Baron:
Telephone: 01772 208969
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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.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact Joel on 01772 208969 with any referrals.