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Lawyer - Oldham - Remote

Job Title: Lawyer - Oldham - Remote
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Oldham
Salary: £45 - 60 per hour
REF: LEF64039485
Contact Name: Lily Fowler
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Lawyer – Oldham

Rate is Negotiable 

Remote working - Would have to Collect equipment 

Contract – Full Time:


  • Required to come in to the office only when necessary
  • To provide legal advice on the legal aspects of contract drafting, management and contact dispute resolution
  • To provide legal advice and legal services in relation to commercial law, contract and procurement law and practice
  • To assist the Client in updating, development and interpretation and legal application of the Client’s Constitution and governance arrangements
  • Delivering comprehensive, timely legal advice and legal work in particular in the areas of commercial law, contract law, procurement law, company law and local government law and practice.
  • Undertaking the legal work of a specialist and/or complex nature, including research, the preparation of advice to Client officers and Elected Members, the drafting of contracts, and the drafting and presentation of reports and other documentation, without supervision.
  • Liaison with the Group Lawyer (Corporate) and the other managers/officers within Legal Services to ensure effective co-ordination of all legal services to the Client.
  • Working with client officers to ensure that they are appropriately advised and supported, and are able to provide informed instructions to the Client’s external advisers (where engaged) as required
  • To design and deliver regular updates and training on developments in contract /procurement law and practice that have implications for the Client’s policies, procedures and Constitutional matters.
  • To design and update all relevant precedents and documentation needed to comply with the key duties of the post.
  • Participating in negotiations on behalf of the Client with contractors and their advisers and participating in the assessment and evaluation of contractors’ submissions when required.
  • To develop and advise on the implementation of appropriate risk management strategies.
  • Keeping up to date with relevant development in law and practice, and working with colleagues in the legal team to ensure that other officers are aware of development relevant to them.
  • Carrying out the duties of the post in a proactive, enabling manner as so to facilitate, so far as practicable, compatible with the law, the policy and commercial objectives of the Client with a proper focus on the requirements of the Client corporately, client departments and its officers as customers.
  • Fellow of The Institute of Legal Executives (ILEX) or equivalent professional qualification

To find out more information please contact Lily at

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity agency.