Commercial Lawyer (Local Government)

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Posted 20 days ago
Contract Type:
£55,000 - 75,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
16th November 2022
Commercial Solicitor/Associate - 3+ PQE - National Firm - Bristol - full or part-time (4 days) Our client, a leading national firm, is seeking to bolster its Commercial offering in Bristol with the addition of an experienced Commercial Solicitor/Associate ideally with experience of advising local authorities, health bodies or other public sector organisations. Applications will be considered from those with a minimum of three years' experience through to those with up to about six years' PQE. This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a position as a Commercial Solicitor within a Legal 500 and Chambers ranked team that is growing and acts for a broad spectrum of clients but with a particular focus on the public sector. Working environment is close knit, friendly and flexible and this role is offered on a full or part-time basis with high levels of remote working permitted. The Role As a Commercial Solicitor, based in the Bristol office of this national law firm, you will be involved in a wide variety of commercial and complex contracting work. Specifically, your role will involve: · Advising on all aspects of commercial transactions from options appraisal to delivery and implementation stage including contract negotiation and review · Advising on wide-ranging service areas such as leisure and culture; adult health and social care; children's social care and education; new models of care provision in the NHS · Advising on high value outsourcing, managed services contracts, shared service arrangements, partnership and strategic alliance arrangements, joint ventures, commercialisation and new ways of working in the public sector · Working with other teams across the firm including governance and subsidy control, procurement, employment, pensions, property, corporate, information governance and IT/IP · Having high levels of client contact · Working with Partners in other national offices as well as those locally Candidate Requirements The successful Commercial Solicitor/Associate will: · Be a qualified solicitor in England and Wales with at least three years' post qualification experience · Have strong commercial contracts experience relevant to PQE gained in private practice or in-house (including from the public sector) · Ideally have experience of advising local authorities, health bodies or other public sector organisations, or the private sector on contracts with the public sector (not essential) · Have an interest in the local government or broader public services sector · Have a personable and friendly personality with excellent communication skills and be able to think outside the box Benefits The successful Commercial Solicitor/Associate will be rewarded with a strong package including: * Competitive salary plus bonus * Comprehensive suite of benefits * The opportunity to join a firm that is known nationally for the quality of its legal advice and sector knowledge * Flexible working options (including part time hours) plus hybrid working with no specified office days Apply Now! Or if you would like an initial confidential discussion about this Commercial Solicitor/Associate opportunity, please contact Kelly-Anne Willis at BCL Legal. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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