Commercial Contracts Lawyer

Posted 6 March by Venn Group

Venn Group's specialist legal team are delighted to be recruiting for a Commercial Contracts Locum to join a Local Authority in the East Midlands. This contract is offered for an initial period of 3 to 6 months with the possibility of extension.

The ideal candidate will be a Solicitor or Legal Executive with previous experience specialising in Commercial Contract Law, ideally from a Local Authority background. You will be expected to advise and draft a variety of contracts as required.

Duties may include:

  • Providing legal support on a range of contract matters to internal clients, dealing with external lawyers and other professionals
  • Drafting, advising, reviewing and negotiating small to large complex contracts from SLAs, Consultancy Agreements, Framework Agreements, and advising on the Council's charging powers to generate income and procurement law
  • Efficiently manage workload to deliver and evidence outcomes to timescale and within budget

Candidates will be considered on both a full-time and part-time basis for the position, and an hourly rate of £35 - £40 dependent on experience is offered.

For further information, please contact Tom Hoult or Lauren Watts on or alternatively send your CV to .

Venn Group aim to deliver the highest standards, so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.

At Venn Group, we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Venn Group acts as an employment agency and an employment business.

Reference: 34619998

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