Locum Commercial Contracts Lawyer

  • Job Reference: 6974960/001
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2020
  • Recruiter: Midlands
  • Location: England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: £40.00 to £48.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Locum Commercial Contracts Lawyer – £40 to £48 per hour – Thames Valley – Remote Working


Venn Group’s specialist legal team are delighted to be recruiting for a Locum Commercial Contracts Lawyer to join a dynamic Local Authority in Thames Valley. This contract is offered for an initial period of 6 months ideally on a full-time basis but part-time applicants will also be considered.


This role will be worked on a remote working basis for the foreseeable future but there may be an expectation for some office working once the government advice permits this.


The ideal candidate will be a Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive possessing previous Commercial Contracts and Procurement experience gained working within Local Government and will have handled Construction Contracts matters in previous roles.


Duties may include:

  • Providing legal advice on non-contentious Commercial and Procurement law such as early termination and interpretation of clauses with particular focus on construction law contractual matters

  • Dealing with all aspects of the procurement process

  • Representing the authority at committees and board meetings where required

  • Brief Counsel where necessary

  • Monitoring and advising on changes to National and EU legislation


A rate of between £40 and £48 per hour is offered, dependent upon experience.


For further information, please contact Sophie Powell or Tom Hoult on 0121 616 0681 or alternatively send your CV to midlandslegal@venngroup.com.


Venn Group aim to deliver the highest standards, so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.


At Venn Group, we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.