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  • Ref no: ABS23607
  • Published: 22/10/2020
  • Closes: 1/11/2020
  • Location: Woodhill House, Aberdeen, AB16 5GB
  • Salary: £40,440.00 - £42,237.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.25 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

A temporary, senior solicitor is required in the Commercial Team. Aberdeenshire Council is a friendly employer and is at the forefront of flexible working. Staff are provided with the latest technology to enable remote and home working. We would be open to recruiting someone who wished to work predominately from home.

The principal areas of work include providing procurement advice, contract drafting and negotiation, data protection, state aid and TUPE. The Council would be particularly keen to hear from candidates with experience of construction contracts, development agreements and joint ventures.

You are a qualified solicitor with a practising certificate or can immediately obtain a practising certificate. You are likely to have 3 years post qualifying legal experience some of which must have been in a commercial role.

This post requires a Disclosure Check and where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

Fixed Term: For a period not exceeding 30 November 2022

This post has a minimum requirement of one reference which must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal Enquiries to: Allan Mackenzie, tel: 01467 535768

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