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Senior Lawyer - Commercial / Construction

Business & Corporate Services

Legal Services

Manchester City Council

Position Title: Senior Lawyer - Commercial/Construction
Salary: Grade 9 £38,813 to £42,683 (Bar at £41,675) per annum
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Hours: 35 per week
Work Location: Town Hall Extension, off Mount Street, City Centre, Manchester, M2 5DB
Qualification(s) Required: Yes, must be a solicitor, barrister or Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives 
Closing Date: 21 August 2020
Reference: MCC312794/CEX

Manchester City Council Legal Services is the largest shared legal service in the country, providing high-quality, value-for-money legal services to all departments of Manchester and Salford City Councils. We also act for a number of external clients including the Greater Manchester Combined Authority.

We are now recruiting to a key role to support the delivery of a wide range of construction and other regeneration projects for a number of clients. You will have strong experience handling, drafting and negotiating construction contracts and will support other procurement, contracting and project delivery activities of the Councils.

You will have a track record of inspiring confidence in commercial colleagues and excellent communication skills. You will have an ability to work flexibly and to be responsive to the needs of clients.

We offer an excellent benefits package, including a Local government pension scheme, flexible working hours, agile working, generous holiday entitlement and an employee assistance programme, with the city centre and train stations within a few minutes’ walk.

For an informal chat about this role, please call Clare Huxley on 07923932865 or Tony Hatton on 07971620985.

Manchester City Council is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces and veterans, whilst recognising and remembering the sacrifices they have made.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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21st Aug 2020