Commercial/Procurement Lawyer

Recruiter
121 Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
21 Apr 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The successful candidate will have the relevant skills and experience specified below for this short term temporary contract based in Caxton House in London. Please Note: This a a PAYE Engagement Only.
Job Description: Experience in contract law, procurement, IT law. Main duties and responsibilities include:Contentious - Litigation: working as part of a team on high value contract disputes. Non-Contentious – working in procurement law, for example framework agreements and contracts. Successful management of complex high value cases. Ability to deal with complex public law cases. Ability to work to deadlines.Provide legal and policy advice to clients. Responsibility for contractual litigation and disputes.Responsibility of procurement law cases.Takes responsibility for own work with substantial degree of autonomy but knowing when to consult and to delegate.Displays an understanding of the resourcing requirements of own cases.Displays an understanding of the context the client operates in. Displays 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.
The Government Legal Department wishes to recruit a procurement and contracts commercial lawyer to join a team of lawyers based in central London advising the Department for Work and Pensions. The role is an in house lawyer role, supporting DWP to deliver procurements and the contract management of major outsourced business - contract and procurement experience is therefore highly desirable. We are looking for lawyers who are able to demonstrate: - good legal skills and judgment - a pragmatic solution focussed approach - good client handling and communication skills - ability to work in a team with a collaborative approach - ability to prioritise effectively, work independently and work at pace to deliver Minimum 2 years PQE. GLD is a progressive and pleasant place to work with strong values. This is a full time post, we are open to flexible working patterns (subject to business requirements).
The successful candidate will have a valid DBS or be willing to apply for one on CV submission. If a job offer is made we will confirm further details in relation to the clearance level requested for this assignment.
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