Procurement Solicitor, Scotland

Organisation
Frasia Wright Associates
Reference
FW7477
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Public law
Location
Scotland
Salary
Negotiable
PQE
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
This market leading Procurement Team is currently recruiting a Solicitor (non-contentious) with between 2-8 years’ pqe.

Job Description

This market leading Procurement Team is currently recruiting a Solicitor (non-contentious) with between 2-8 years’ pqe. The team delivers first-rate client service, covering both advisory and disputes work across the full range of procurement regulations. You will be involved in a varied workload and some of your duties will include:

  • Giving strategic advice, to authorities / utilities and their contracting partners, on procurement issues such as the availability of exemptions to make direct awards and contract modifications
  • Drafting procurement documents, including adverts, selection questionnaires and invitations
  • Advising authorities / utilities on the design and conduct of procurement processes
  • Advising bidders on their tenders, including resolving issues that arise during the course of the process
  • Working with the disputes team to advise on the merits of procurement claims, from a claimant, defendant and interested party perspective
  • Supporting the disputes team in the preparation of claims / defences
  • Running the procurement work streams on major projects being led by colleagues specialising in construction, real estate, infrastructure, energy, water, regeneration, transport and healthcare
  • Supporting and leading business development initiatives including client publications, articles and speaking engagements (including delivering both internal and external procurement training)
  • Advising authorities / utilities and bidders on the proposed reform of domestic public and utilities procurement law and supporting clients through the transition period

To be considered for this position you should have experience in public and/or utilities procurement law.  If this position interests you please get in touch with Cameron or Frasia for an initial and confidential discussion.  (Assignment 13160)

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