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Contracts Solicitor

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £26 per hour

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

  • Contact email:

    ekatona@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    5180286_1626795610

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Contracts Solicitor- Kensington and Chelsea
£26/h


Skills and Experience

Essential:
* Demonstrable ability to effectively communicate standard and complex legal issues to Members and officers and to provide cogent legal advice accordingly;
* Demonstrable experience of dealing with and advising on contract and procurement matters and cases;
* Demonstrable ability to work constructively with Council Members to a high degree of political sensitivity;
* Knowledge of public procurement and related legislation and case law including subsidy control matters;
* Broad knowledge of Local Government law (and in particular how decisions are made) or equivalent knowledge and willingness to learn;
* Computer literate;
* Negotiating skills;
* Ability to work with minimal supervision;
* Ability to communicate clearly and precisely
Desirable:
* Desirable to have experience of working within or for Local Government;
* Desirable to have experience of representation at Courts, Tribunals and Inquiries, including undertaking public inquiries and judicial reviews