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Lawyer- Contracts and Commercial

  • Location:

    Liverpool

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £60 per day + £60/h

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

  • Contact email:

    ekatona@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ423766_1623140554

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Lawyer- Contracts and Commercial
£60/h

· The post holder will carry out legal work and give legal advice at a level consistent with the career grade structure primarily in the following areas.
Contracts, Procurement, Grants, Subsidies, Intellectual Property, Joint Ventures, Partnerships, Corporate Projects and Developments
· Within these work areas, the post holder will where required liaise effectively and efficiently with external solicitors, barristers and others to ensure that work carried out externally meets the City Council's needs.
· To the extend required within these work areas, in accordance with departmental procedures to:
(1) Give legal advice to client services in writing and orally
(2) Have the conduct of individual cases and matters
(3) Take instructions from clients and agree case plans
(4) Conduct correspondence with clients and other parties
(5) Follow client care procedures
(6) Attend meetings and conferences
(7) Participate in tender evaluations and dialogue where necessary
(8) Instruct Counsel where necessary
(9) Issue and service notices under statute, court rules, contracts and property documentation
(10) Draft and negotiate contracts
(11) Prepare and agree legal documents
(12) Prepare cases for courts and tribunals including advising on evidence
(13) Prepare and maintain file and computer records
(14) Follow case closure procedures including reports to clients.
· The post holder will prepare reports for and attend meetings of the Council, its committees, members, senior officers, executive and other internal and external bodies as required.