Senior Solicitor (Contracts/Commercial)

Organisation
Police Scotland
Reference
R263/19
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Litigation
Location
Dalmarnock
Salary
£48,491
PQE
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
Police Scotland is responsible for policing across the whole of Scotland, some 28,168 square miles, covering a third of the United Kingdom’s landmass with a unique range of urban, rural, island and remote communities.

Job Description

To assist the Legal Services Manager in the effective delivery of a comprehensive range of legal services to the Force and Police Authority, in particular legal work associated with Contracts/Commercial matters.

You will ensure effective delivery of legal services by: provision of legal advice and guidance to the Chief Constable and Senior Management of the Force and the execution of legal work, of a complex or important nature, particularly that of a contracts/commercial type.

You will assist the Legal Services in all legal work associated with the provision of a contracts/commercial service, providing legal support to all public procurement for the Force, legal advice on contractual matters, and providing legal support for major Force Projects.

You will liaise closely with Force Departmental Heads involved in public procurement, and assist the Principal Solicitor (Contracts/Commercial) to undertake all associated contracts and related legal services work to ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and Force/Police Authority procedures.

Closing Date: 25 November 2019