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Lawyer - Contracts
  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: GOV00208
  • Published: Tue 19/11/2019, 4:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 17/12/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: £38403 - £41466
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tower Hamlets

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Lawyer - Contracts

Benefits and Allowances

Our existing terms,conditions and benefits are currently under review.

Role Purpose

Avibrant and diverse borough, from the soaring heights of Canary Wharf to thebustling street market on Petticoat Lane, Tower Hamlets is home to some ofLondon’s most recognisable street scenes. This vibrant borough is also one ofLondon’s most diverse: a proud melting pot of cultures and traditions thatmakes Tower Hamlets such a unique place to work and develop your skills withgood quality experience. Based in East London, with excellent transport linksand in close proximity to Canary Wharf, our borough is a fascinating place towork. In addition to possessing a rich history and heritage, we have a strongcorporate commitment to excellence and progress, with service to the communityat the heart of everything we do.

Itis an exciting time in Tower Hamlets and a great opportunity to join theCouncil and help shape its future. Tower Hamlets has an established Lexcelaccredited Legal Team that provides services to the council across the fullrange of its functions. We strive to provide excellent services and prideourselves on the exciting variety of high quality work that we undertakein-house. We have recently restructured our service to increase resilience,better align with the council’s functions and are now looking for highlycompetent, enthusiastic and motivated professionals to join the team.

Key Responsibilities

You will be oneof a team of lawyers in our busy contracts team providing support to centralprocurement and service areas for the council’s purchasing. The work is variedand challenging and you will have the opportunity to broaden your skills. Youwill be accustomed to using JCT and other types of construction contracts andthe provision of advice on Contract and Procurement. You will be able todemonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the legislative framework. You will have good draftingand analytical skills and will be accustomed to working at pace.


Youmust be a Qualified Solicitor/Barrister or Fellow of CILEX and hold apractising certificate.

Test & Interviews will be held on: 15th January 2020