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Team Lawyer - Contracts, Procurement and Special Projects

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/816/10170
  • Published: Sat 12/09/2020, 18:04 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/10/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,382 to £39,246
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Kingston Upon Thames

We are looking to recruit a Team Lawyer with up to 2-3 years PQE to join our successful in-house contracts and procurement legal team. Candidates who do not have post qualification experience in Contracts and Procurement would be considered for this role. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop legal skills by working on a wide range of legal matters and also supporting the other Lawyers in the team. The post holder is expected to demonstrate strong personal legal and strategic analysis, judgement and pro-activity.

We are looking for a flexible, motivated and ambitious lawyer with extensive experience of:

  • handling their own caseload of work alongside supporting the other Lawyers of the team
  • building effective relationships with client departments
  • attendance at and positive contributions to meetings

The work of the team is varied, including frameworks, DPS and term contracts of differing complexity, collaboration agreements, MOUs, IPR, construction contracts and other commercial legal issues. Knowledge of GDPR and its impact on public contracts is desirable.

The role will be conducted largely remotely for the foreseeable future, and it is likely that there will be a significant amount of homeworking available once the office reopens.

For more information, please find the full job description attached at the bottom of this advert.

Additional Information

Contact Details

To arrange an informal discussion please email Simoine Morgan-Barnes (Principal Solicitor) on Simoine.morganbarnes@surreycc.gov.uk  

Please note that we are unable to accept CVs sent by email.  We look forward to receiving your application. 

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 4th October 2020.

Interviews will take place in the week commencing 12th October 2020.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

Company Information

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/816/10170
  • Published: Sat 12/09/2020, 18:04 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/10/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,382 to £39,246
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Kingston Upon Thames

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