Commercial Lawyer

Government
  • Hybrid-working, UK, South West, Avon, Bristol
  • Contract, 6 months
  • Full time
  • to £270 per day (Within IR35)
This contract with our central government client is for a Commercial Lawyer for 6 months. The location for the role is Hybrid – 2 days a week Southwest, Exeter or Bristol. Duties & Responsibilities: - Main duties and responsibilities may include both contentious and non-contentious work. Non-contentious work...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 06.06.2024

Managing consultant

Gamal Clarke

Quote ref: 4783/77656

Quote ref: 4783/77656

Job description

This contract with our central government client is for a Commercial Lawyer for 6 months. The location for the role is Hybrid – 2 days a week Southwest, Exeter or Bristol.  

 

Duties & Responsibilities:  

- Main duties and responsibilities may include both contentious and non-contentious work. Non-contentious work may include: working in procurement law, for example framework agreements and contracts; advising on contractual interpretation; data protection; Freedom of Information requests; preparing and advising on grants and funding agreements; Collaboration Agreements; Memorandum of Understandings;  

- Contentious work may include: advising on contractual litigation and contractual disputes; Construction disputes; advising and managing a range of valued claims including Small Claims and Multi-Track high value disputes. Litigation: working as part of a team on high value contract disputes.  

- More generally the candidate would: display an understanding of the resourcing requirements of own cases. Display an understanding of the context the client operates in. Display the professional attitude that client and company expect from a member of an organisation with a high reputation. Responds to reasonable client requests including agreeing achievable and realistic actions, timescales etc. Keeps abreast of legal developments and current thinking on related policy issues.

Requirements

- Experience in public law, contract law, procurement, grants and funding.  

- Qualified Lawyer, barrister or legal executive.  

- Specific Technology/Systems experience required – MS, PowerPoint, MS Teams, Excel  

 

Key Essential Skills  

1. Contractual drafting experience  

2. Procurement experience  

3. Litigation experience

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