Job | Interim Commercial / Procurement Lawyer | Badenoch + Clark
22 September 2020

My client, a large governmental department, is looking for lawyers with strong commercial law experience to join them on an interim basis, initially for a period of 3 months, with scope to extend.

You will provide a wide range of commercial legal advice, including on

* commercial contracts

* public procurement

* construction

* information technology

* intellectual property

* public law aspects of commercial work/commercial decision making

* grants and state aid.

Working alongside advisory and litigation lawyers, you will draft and advise on every part of the commercial process, from the commercial law implications of a policy, through to designing the appropriate commercial contract, ensuring that projects appropriately manage legal risk, that contracts are managed effectively, and that any disputes are resolved as effectively as possible.

Skills/Experience Required:

* Good commercial and contract law experience (including contract drafting) is essential and an understanding of the wider public sector context is desirable.

* A good working knowledge of and experience of public procurement issues is desirable but not essential.

* Excellent powers of analysis of legal commercial problems together with a sound commercial legal judgement.

* An ability to negotiate effectively

* An understanding of public law

* A constructive approach to solving problems along with reliable legal judgement and the ability to provide legally sound, risk-based advice

You will be a qualified Solicitor in England & Wales or hold an equivalent qualification and experience from another jurisdiction.

Badenoch + Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch + Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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