Contracts and Procurement Lawyer required for a local authority based in the North West on a temporary basis.
We are looking for an experienced Corporate and Commercial Solicitor who can provide specialist and proactive legal advice and assistance across a range of areas arising within the post holder's area of responsibility, including:-
- EU public procurement rules and application;
- Contracting and procurement processes;
- Employment law;
- Data Protection and Freedom of Information;
- State Aid;
- Commercial and financial awareness;
- Contract management and dispute resolution;
- Drafting and where appropriate, negotiating, relevant documentation;
- Licensing and public protection;
- Community Partnerships and business models;
- Local government law and procedures.
The Corporate and Commercial team provides legal advice, assistance and representation to the Council, its Elected Members, its Officers, STAR Procurement Service, schools and other clients across all relevant areas of corporate and commercial and local government law.
This is a full-time position, to begin immediately for an initial 3-6 month period, although the role may continue beyond that.
Our client's offices are centrally located and are easily accessible by public transport.
We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Kiran Purewal in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.
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