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Solicitor (Commercial Team)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
31/10/2019
Advert End Date:
29/11/2019 12:00
Salary:
£37,849 - £40,760 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Legal
Vacancy ID:
192909
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
RES122(b)
Closing date:
29 Nov
Further Information

37 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic solicitor to join our busy Commercial Team. The team deals with a broad range of areas of law and you will have experience of, or demonstrate an aptitude for advising in, one or more of the following areas:

• Public procurement and the application of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015;
• IT, construction or commercial contracts;
• Grant Funding, Joint Venture Agreements or Partnership/multi-agency agreements;
• Major Projects;
• General Data Protection Regulation 2016 / Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) and Freedom of Information; and / or
• General Public Law matters.

The successful applicant will need to be a confident communicator with the ability to solve problems in a pragmatic and timely way. You must also be able to work both independently and as part of a professional team and be able to manage conflicting priorities to deadlines. You will have an excellent benefits package which includes generous annual leave, flexi-time, access to a Local Government Pension Scheme, and salary sacrifice schemes.

If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have any unspent criminal convictions.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.