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Commercial Solicitor

Location: WILMSLOW, CHESHIRE Salary: 25.00 - 45.00 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Legal Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: 3040505
Commercial Solicitor
Major Regulatory Organisation
6 Month Contract

A major player in the northern regulatory market is currently looking to recruit an experienced commercial solicitor on a 6 month contractual basis.
The successful candidate will be required to join the Commercial Legal team and provide advice on a full-range of contract and procurements matters, including a range of service agreements, IT contracts, confidentiality agreements, licences and other commercial matters as required. You must have significant experience of contract drafting and related advice.

Key skills

• Managing a workload of commercial contracts and procurement matters focussing on best practice and transparency rules in a public sector environment.
• Understanding and application of the rules for below EU-threshold procurements.
• Drafting and reviewing contracts and providing support to colleagues negotiating various contracts.
• Providing sound legal advice to the most senior internal staff.
• Liaising with external solicitors where appropriate, for example on property lease negotiations or other outsourced matters.
• Working alongside the Head of Finance on high profile commercial, procurement and transactional matters.
• Providing legal support to budget holders and representation of the at external meetings with suppliers or Government departments.

You will be confident in dealing with a range of internal clients at various levels within the organisation, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to assess risk in a commercial way.

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply immediately as the client is looking for suitable candidates to commence the role as soon as possible.

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