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Newcastle upon Tyne

Solicitor (Commercial Team)



Full time

£37,849 - £40,760 per annum

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.

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Closing date:

29 November 2019

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