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Procurement Lawyer - Govt Dept

Location: WESTMINSTER, LONDON Salary: 280.00 - 280.00 GBP Per Day
Sector: Legal Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 1
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3085407
Reed Legal London & South East are working on behalf of a central government department to recruit two Commercial Lawyers for two different teams based in the heart of Westminster.

The teams are expanding due to an increasing demand for commercial legal advice in government. You will be exposed to an exceptionally diverse workload as part of a friendly and supportive team delivering high-quality legal advice.

The roles offer some of the most interesting, intellectually challenging and high-profile commercial in-house work available including:

· implementing government policies through contracts
· dealing with a variety of commercial work that impacts on the delivery of key public services
· advising ministers and senior civil servants on legal options and
· instructing and working with external law firms and barristers

The successful candidates will:

· have a minimum of two years’ experience of advising on high-value commercial contracts
· be experienced in advising on complex, multi-strand, fast-moving projects
· have strong negotiating and drafting skills
· be able to deliver high-quality legal analysis at pace
· have a flexible attitude and ability to advise on a range of commercial matters
· have a proven track record of working well with clients at all levels
· be a strong team player with a collaborative approach and also the ability to work independently

Experience advising on public procurement law or in a commercial in-house role would be advantageous but not essential.

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