Commercial Procurement Associate

Our client, is a mid sized full service law firm in Central Bristol, their Commercial team is expanding, and they are looking for an experienced Procurement Solicitor to join them and to help strengthen the team. We're pleased to be able to offer this role with flexibility as well as open it up to career break returners - a variety of flexible working options will be considered.

About the Client

Our client is a full service law firm, their firm-wide core values of teamwork and collaboration, putting the client at the centre of the firm and taking a commercial approach ensure a dedicated and expert service to all of their clients.

With over 400 members of staff across four offices in the UK, they are a medium size national law firm with a commitment to the training and development of their employees at all levels.

About the Team

The firm's procurement lawyers are much in demand from universities, academies, central government, local government and private sector clients. The firm requires an excellent lawyer to further strengthen the team.

Overall Objective

To work with colleagues to help clients succeed in realising their objectives, through the efficient delivery of appropriate legal advice and assistance.

Required Skills

The ability to:

  • advocate and present orally when required
  • conduct effective case and transaction management
  • develop strong client relationships
  • communicate concisely both verbally and in writing with colleagues and clients
  • draft legal documents, advice notes and give legal advice that is clear and concise
  • interview and advise clients, helping them decide the best course of action
  • identify the relevant legal issues applicable to a case or a transaction
  • conduct negotiations where appropriate
  • researching relevant areas of law

Key Tasks

The role compromises of key elements in the following key areas;

  • Business Generation
  • Collaboration/People Processes
  • Financial Management (under the supervision of a Partner)
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Quality Standards
  • Learning and Development

Flexible Working

A variety of flexible working options will be considered including job sharing, 4 days and school hours, and applications from career break returners are also welcomed, occasional home working is something the firm are looking to introduce in future.

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Benefits Package
Flexible working options
Refurbished Harbourside office