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Senior Lawyer (Construction)

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Job ID:

18861

Practice Area(s):

Procurement/Contracts, Projects/Regeneration

Location:

Lancashire, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

08.10.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£43,857 - £47,847

Lancashire's Legal (Commercial & Procurement) team deals with a wide variety of high value and complex commercial legal matters including drafting and amending contracts and procurement documents, negotiating with third parties and advising on tenders.

We advise on a broad range of projects including Redefining Lancashire economic development work, highways, infrastructure, insourcing and outsourcing of council functions and the council's commercialisation agenda.  
 
This role will be primarily focused on advising the council's Construction and Assets and Highways services on a range of construction, contractual and procurement matters, including those of a contentious nature.

The successful applicant will be comfortable drafting and reviewing complex construction contracts, including those from the NEC4 and JCT suites, and will have the opportunity to contribute to a range of high value and high profile projects through the provision of strategic legal and commercial advice.
 
The successful applicant will be familiar with providing advice at a senior level and will be a trusted source of advice on matters of procurement, subsidy control and commercial/legal strategy in the construction field.
 
All successful applicants will need to have been admitted as a Solicitor or called to the Bar or be a Chartered Legal Executive.
 
Desirable requirements:
•    Demonstrable commercial background, with credit given for the breadth and depth of experience that a candidate can demonstrate
•    Experience of local authority legal work with an appreciation of the requirements of adhering to our constitution and the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
 
Essential requirements:
•    Demonstrable knowledge and experience in construction law.
 
For an informal discussion, please contact Rob Cathey on – (01772) 533387 or email rob.cathey@lancashire.gov.uk
 
Council employees work on a hybrid basis.  The post is based at County Hall, Preston, but employees have the ability and opportunity to work from home.
 
For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing date:
25th October 2021
Employer Info
Lancashire County Council
Lancashire, North-West, United Kingdom

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Lancashire County Council
Lancashire, North-West, United Kingdom
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Web Site: http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/

Senior Lawyer (Construction)

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Job ID:

18861

Practice Area(s):

Procurement/Contracts, Projects/Regeneration

Location:

Lancashire, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

08.10.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£43,857 - £47,847

Lancashire's Legal (Commercial & Procurement) team deals with a wide variety of high value and complex commercial legal matters including drafting and amending contracts and procurement documents, negotiating with third parties and advising on tenders.

We advise on a broad range of projects including Redefining Lancashire economic development work, highways, infrastructure, insourcing and outsourcing of council functions and the council's commercialisation agenda.  
 
This role will be primarily focused on advising the council's Construction and Assets and Highways services on a range of construction, contractual and procurement matters, including those of a contentious nature.

The successful applicant will be comfortable drafting and reviewing complex construction contracts, including those from the NEC4 and JCT suites, and will have the opportunity to contribute to a range of high value and high profile projects through the provision of strategic legal and commercial advice.
 
The successful applicant will be familiar with providing advice at a senior level and will be a trusted source of advice on matters of procurement, subsidy control and commercial/legal strategy in the construction field.
 
All successful applicants will need to have been admitted as a Solicitor or called to the Bar or be a Chartered Legal Executive.
 
Desirable requirements:
•    Demonstrable commercial background, with credit given for the breadth and depth of experience that a candidate can demonstrate
•    Experience of local authority legal work with an appreciation of the requirements of adhering to our constitution and the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
 
Essential requirements:
•    Demonstrable knowledge and experience in construction law.
 
For an informal discussion, please contact Rob Cathey on – (01772) 533387 or email rob.cathey@lancashire.gov.uk
 
Council employees work on a hybrid basis.  The post is based at County Hall, Preston, but employees have the ability and opportunity to work from home.
 
For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing date:
25th October 2021