Locum Commercial Contracts Lawyer – South East England - Remote Working – up to £50 per hour (Umbrella)
Venn Group’s specialist legal team are thrilled to be recruiting for a Locum Commercial Contracts Lawyer to join a busy Local Authority legal team in the South East England region.
This assignment will be for an initial period of 3 months subject to possible extension thereafter and will be worked on a fully remote basis for the foreseeable future. The client is ideally seeking someone to take on the position on a full-time basis however, candidates with part-time availability may also be considered.
This opportunity is suitable for a Qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with professional experience within Local Government.
The appointed candidate will be experienced in Commercial Contracts and Construction matters to include JCT’s and NEC’S.
Daily duties may include:
Handling multiple highways scheme related projects and dealing with related commercial contracts
Dealing with NEC4 contracts including the creation and negotiation of bespoke design and construction funding agreements
Liaising with consultants and contractors to improve the additional conditions of contracts for the main forms of NEC4 contracts
Reviewing suitable framework agreements and call off contracts for use on projects
Advising on state aid with the council’s Contracts Team and also with external legal support
Attending Programme Board meetings which relate to conduct schemes and fielding impromptu queries which arise within the forum
An attractive hourly rate of up to £50 (Umbrella) is offered for this position. Candidates will be considered on a case by case basis, and the hourly rate shown will be dependent upon levels of experience.
For further information, please contact Emma Walker or Philippa Stoate on 0121 616 0660, alternatively email email@example.com
Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.