Commercial Lawyer – Commercial Law Team

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Commercial Lawyer - Commercial Law Team
SHEFFIELD
Interim Position

Sheffield TCL 0008 AAAD / 1

Posted: 22nd March 2024 10:15
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  • Pay Rate:

    up to £33.30 per hour PAYE depending on experience (tbc)

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months

  • SHEFFIELD,

    S1 4PL

What's involved with this role:

Interim Commercial Lawyer - Commercial Law Team

Reference no: Sheffield TCL 0008 AAAD / 1

Pay Rate: up to £33.30 per hour PAYE depending on experience (tbc)

37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 6 months

City: SHEFFIELD

Please note that the pay rate is provisional

Hybrid working

Commercial Lawyer required for Local Authority Commercial Law team. Advising internal clients and liaising with other third parties in the giving of commercial advice and the drafting of commercial documents. Advising on the application of the Authority's constitution and any relevant procurement legislation.

Supporting a broad range of general commercial legal work from social care services to ICT to construction, with advice relating to subsidy control, grant funding and the opportunity to work on high value and strategic projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drafting commercial contracts and other commercial documents.
  • Providing advice on existing and proposed commercial arrangements.
  • Providing advice relating to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and subsidy control.
  • General commercial legal advice.
  • Commercial dispute resolution where necessary (pre-litigation).
  • Advising the council's Pension Fund on a range of contract and commercial matters, including discharge of functions and liability agreements relating to the pension administration and investment functions carried out by Local Pensions Partnership Ltd, along with associated transactional work.
  • Advising the council's Digital Service on a range of contract, commercial and procurement matters, including the procurement of hardware and software, software licences, the use of third-party frameworks and the council's role as a communications provider
  • Assisting with the academy transfer process including drafting and negotiating of Commercial Transfer Agreements

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Qualifications:

  • Admitted as a Solicitor or called to the Bar or be a Chartered Legal Executive.

Knowlegde:

  • Demonstrative knowledge of the application, principles, theory and practice of the specialist area of responsibility.

Experience:

  • Experience of providing effective legal support for operational activity or service undergoing change and challenge.
  • Experience of using up to date and authoritative legal knowledge to support delivery of a complex operation/function/service.
  • Working in different operational areas or supporting activity across different services.
  • Demonstrable commercial background, with credit given for the breadth and depth of experience that a candidate can demonstrate.
  • Local authority legal work with an appreciation of the requirements of adhering to constitution and the Public Contracts Regulations 2015

Skills & Abilities:

  • Effective networking skills with a wide range of staff and external organisations.
  • IT skills including ability to use MS Office suite of applications
  • Ability to apply technical/specialist judgement to ensure service area objectives are achieved.
  • Ability to plan and organise a range of complex activities and priorities within a focused area of service.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, on law and practice, with various stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to implement and deliver complex and challenging solutions which are consistent with existing, new or evolving policy/procedure.
  • Strong work ethic and professional attitude.

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Job Ref: Sheffield TCL 0008 AAAD / 1
Commercial Lawyer - Commercial Law Team
Client Category: Local Authority

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Commercial Lawyer - Commercial Law Team
Client Category: Local Authority

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