Locum Commercial Contracts Solicitor

  • Job Reference: 6938190/001
  • Date Posted: 13 February 2020
  • Recruiter: South West
  • Location: Bristol, England
  • Salary: £45.00 to £50.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £45 - 50 per hour
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A position has arisen for a Locum Commercial Contracts Solicitor within a local authority based in a vibrant and bustling city in the South West that has great transportation links.

This is an exciting new role that is offered on a 3 months interim basis, which is paying between £45 -50 per hour via an umbrella company depending on experience (inside IR35). The right candidate will also have the flexibility of homeworking for a day or two per week after an initial period.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Handling a caseload of commercial contracts matters to include company law work

  • Ensuring adherence to all local authority processes, statutory duties and requirements for OJEU processes and procurement for a variety of areas

  • Dealing with renewable energy contracts and setting up agreements and liaising with other local authorities

  • Handling high net worth contracts up to £100 million as well as dealing with the Council wide Asset Management contracts

  • Providing general commercial contracts and procurement & state aid advice

  • Handling matters around the councils plans to tackle climate change and put in place the contractual agreements surrounding this

  • Representing the best interests of the local authority whilst ensuring a high level of statutory compliance including EU Regulations

  • Dealing with due diligence and data protection requirements as set out under GDPR

  • Monitoring contracts and reviewing compliance & service agreements

If you believe you are the right candidate for this role or are interested in finding out more, then please do not hesitate to give Alice Hughes or Lauren Watts a call on 0117 930 8760, or send your CV to swlegal@venngroup.com

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