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Lawyer – Up to 6 Months contract – Annual Salary up £52,000 – Central London (travel to Bristol)

Advantage Resourcing are working closely with a major Higher Education public body recruiting for 2 Lawyers to join their dynamic team.

The Role

The Successful candidate will act as a lead lawyer within the organisation on a wide range of legal matters running in parallel supporting the Head of Legal Services in establishing and operating the legal function.

Main Duties:

  • Legislation applying to the higher education sector including the Higher Education and Research Act 2017
  • Procurement and contractual matters, including drafting and/or reviewing contract terms and conditions
  • Instructing external legal support (including Counsel) and managing their delivery of tasks
  • Assisting with the procurement of panels of external legal providers
  • Negotiating fees with external legal and other support service providers and Barristers’ clerks in order to ensure value for money

The Successful Candidate:

  • A solicitor or barrister qualified to practise in the UK (or a lawyer with a similar qualification in a country with a common law jurisdiction and a right to work in the UK) with some post qualification experience
  • Experience in providing legal advice and support on at least 4 of the following areas:
    • procurement and contractual matters, including the drafting and/or review of contracts;
    • public law matters;
    • working on litigation cases involving judicial review and/or regulatory appeals;
    • UK consumer protection law;
    • UK data protection and information law;
    • the interpretation of regulatory rules such as licence conditions or equivalent;
    • The interpretation and application of sector specific legislation which relates to a regulatory body.
  • High standard of legal research across legal databases
  • Public sector/higher education experience (ideal but not essential)
  • Good drafting and written ability
  • Strong organisational skills including previous litigation or case handling experience
  • Excellent communication skills to deal with clients and other stakeholders

If you have the relevant skills and experience for this role, please apply with your up to date CV. Ref 818881

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

Job reference:
Temporary or Contract
Immediate start
6 Months
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