Team Lawyer - Contracts, Procurement and Projects - Kingston upon Thames
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/816/3619
  • Published: Tue 24/09/2019, 10:05 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 20/10/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours hours per week
  • Salary: £34,688 per annum + Benefits
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Surrey

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Team Lawyer - Contracts, Procurement and Projects - Kingston upon Thames


£34,688 to £38,476 per annum for 36 hours per week. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception. We are looking to relocate back into the county by 2020.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under-represented groups.

About the role

Surrey County Council is seeking to recruit a Team Lawyer for the Contracts, Procurement and Projects Legal Team. The position would suit applicants from NQ-2 years PQE.

The person appointed to this post will have conduct of a mixture of contractual work, public procurement and innovative projects. As part of the contracts team, they will be essential to enabling the Council deliver its Community Vision for Surrey in 2030. This dynamic team is routinely involved in:

  • Advising on the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 and public/administrative law matters;
  • Undertaking commercial negotiation of legal documents;
  • Providing solutions-focused and risk-aware advice;
  • Working effectively as a team;
  • Managing competing priorities to strict deadlines; and
  • Providing exemplary client care.

The successful applicant will receive comprehensive training and support and have the ability to make a difference to the lives of Surrey residents.

Please note that advocacy will not form part of this role.

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Contact details

For an informal discussion contact David Cogdell, Principal Lawyer, on 0208 541 9033 or at We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 20th October 2019.

Interviews will take place on 28th October 2019 at County Hall, Kingston upon Thames.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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