Commercial Solicitor (Procurement)

  • £65000 - £85000 per annum
  • Leeds
  • Posted: 20/12/2023
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215294421

Job Details

Commercial Solicitor (Procurement) – 4+ PQE – Leeds – Award winning national law firm. To apply or to register your interest, please contact Melanie on 0113 320 0575 or email

JOB TITLE: Procurement Solicitor

This leading national law firm is looking to strengthen is national commercial team through the recruitment of an additional procurement specialist. The newly appointed Procurement Solicitor will be responsible for a wide-ranging caseload, providing advice to a diverse client base including NHS Bodies, education institutions, charities and national agencies as well as local government. The role will be varied and challenging and will involve drafting and advising on procurement documentation and challenges to procurement decisions. Dependent on experience level, supervision of more junior lawyers of the team will also be included in responsibilities.

Our client is looking to recruit a Commercial Solicitor with at least 4 years’ PQE advising on a range of matters within procurement including drafting procurement contracts and policies, advising on procurement strategy and processes, and providing support during negotiations. You will be able to demonstrate strong commercial acumen, an understanding of the public sector and a clear drive to succeed within this specialist area of law. The role will be varied and include advising on all aspects of public procurement, advising on urgent contentious matters along with supervising junior members of the team. With a strong in depth knowledge of the public sector you will be able to demonstrate excellent commercial legal skills and a track record of advising clients on difficult matters.

You will join a Top 50, national law firm offering a high degree of flexibility, a collegiate working environment and genuine long-term career opportunities. The firms' procurement team deal with complex and high-quality work on behalf of well-known client base. On offer for the successful Procurement Solicitor is the opportunity to further progress your career within a progressive and supportive firm who are committed to your personal and professional development.

Alongside exceptional career opportunities within a supportive environment, you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package that includes flexible working solutions to sustain a healthy balance in your work and home life.

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