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Contracts & Commercial Lawyer
  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 8178
  • Published: Tue 15/11/2022, 3:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/12/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £41456 - £52493
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre

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Contracts & Commercial Lawyer

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Contracts & Commercial Lawyer

Salary: MM1 £41,456 to £52,493

Part time (28.8 hours per week) Permanent position

The advertised salary is for full time work, the salary for part time will be calculated on a pro-rata basis the part time salary is £33,164 to £41,994

Enfield Legal Services are expanding and have a number of exciting roles, to complement the existing team. This is a fantastic opportunity for talented and ambitious professionals to join a friendly, committed and highly regarded in-house legal team to help deliver transformational and exciting projects, as well as making a real contribution to the quality of life and sustainability of the borough. We are looking for individuals who are accustomed to working at pace in a busy team.

We work collaboratively and flexibly and welcome applications from all members of the community. We're employers that develop talent, encourage innovation and have a supportive working environment. If you want to be part of our journey, we would love to hear from you. All roles are open to Solicitors, Barristers, Fellows of CILEX, or equivalent.

We are looking to recruit a lawyer specialising in procurement and contracts law. The successful candidate will have an eye for detail, excellent drafting skills and the ability to provide legal advice to a variety of audiences, including senior officers.

The successful candidate will have experience of legal work relating to major contracts and procurement, with the ability to advise confidently on subsidy control / state aid, construction contracts, funding agreements and other issues involved in projects. Experience in local authority trading companies would also be desirable.

The role will sometimes require working outside normal office hours and cross-working with other teams within the department.

Why it's great to work for Enfield Council:

  • An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
  • A blend of remote and office based working for most roles.
  • Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
  • Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
  • Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.

We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.

How to apply:

This role requires that you upload 2 documents - in the "Document upload" section of the online application form.

1. A supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.

2. Your CV

Please note if your supporting statement is longer than 2 pages your application may not be considered or reviewed

Closing and Interview Dates

Closing at 23:59 on Sunday 11th December 2022

Interview Date: TBC

Additional Information

To apply, please click on the link below.

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Elizabeth Anastasi on 0208 132 1615 or

If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Elizabeth Paraskeva on 020 8132 1447 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.