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Contracts Solicitor

  • Job reference: ZHCS13/06
  • Location: Woolwich, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: A new opportunity for a Contracts and Procurement Solicitor to join a busy local authority in London. The role will involve dealing with a caseload of public procurement and contract matters.

Responsibilities include:
*To be responsible to the Principal Lawyer, Development Services, for the conduct of legal work in respect of contract matters, the supervision and day to day management of lawyers and assistant lawyers and the provision of legal advice and support to Chief Officers.

*To conduct and manage a range of complex legal casework at the highest professional level in respect of procurement and contracts, with specific emphasis on works and service contracts, agreements with consultants and service level agreements

*To contribute to the delivery of good quality council services, and to the development and monitoring of contractual arrangements with providers of devices

*GDPR - Review all existing & future contracts to ensure compliance.

Essential experience:
*Qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive, Barrister with a current practising certificate
*A minimum of 2 years PQE with a minimum of 1 years' experience in Contracts and Procurement
*Previous experience in handling a complex caseload of procurement or contracts matters
*Previous experience working in local authority is preferable, however candidates with private practice or in house experience will be considered.

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Zakkiya Hussain:
Telephone: 01772 208969
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The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Specialists legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Twice weekly payroll runs
*£250 training allowances
*Ltd and PAYE payment options available

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 Zakkiya on 01772 208969 with any referrals.