Commercial Lawyer (Projects)

Term: Permanent
Working 0r Training hours: Full-time
Team: Projects and Procurement
Location: Leeds or Newcastle

Our Projects and Procurement team are extremely successful with ratings in Chambers and Partners for their national work. The team has a wide remit on projects in the public sector working with public sector clients and private sector companies that contract with them. The teams client base includes local and central government, government agencies, NHS bodies, education providers, private sector contractors and consortia. We are working across a wide variety of sectors for these clients including health, defence, energy, education, leisure and waste.

The work in this team is diverse and challenging from drafting and reviewing contracts for the procurement/supply of services, asset and staff transfer agreements, operating and maintenance agreements, contracting and sub-contracting arrangements, contract variations, joint ventures and commissioning contracts through to advice on PPI and PFI arrangements, no day is ever the same.

We are looking to add a further Associate to our growing team of 17 (spread across our Leeds, Newcastle and Bristol offices). Preferably you will be looking to work in our Leeds office where we already act on a number of high profile projects in and around the city and would like to further develop our offering alongside our growth more generally in Leeds. Our Leeds office has doubled in size in the last year so it is an exciting place to be.

The successful candidate will have drive and enthusiasm as well as a demonstrable track record in successfully delivering projects across a range of sectors. That experience might have been gained in a projects or similar team, in a large city or national practice or in-house in the public or private sector. As important is the ability to get to grips with a broad range of legal disciplines and to collaborate closely with, and coordinate colleagues in, other specialisms to deliver the right results for our clients.

This role is pivotal to the continuing growth and development of our projects offering, and offers a genuine opportunity to help create, build and influence the strategy and direction of an important strand of our business from a strong platform of loyal clients. Supported by clear personal development, a lawyer career framework that supports movement through to Managing Associate and beyond, and the chance to learn from leaders in their field this role offers a true opportunity for personal and professional growth. Working with the highest calibre clients, in a collaborative collegiate environment, we believe this is a unique opportunity for the right person. If you think thats you, why not get in touch to find out more?

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