A new role has been created for a Solicitor with Procurement experience to join this leading global law firm. Applicants will ideally have 0-3 years of relevant PQE and the role could be based in Glasgow or Birmingham.
The successful candidate will work within the procurement, subsidies and trade team but will also support the partners and associates nationally, and advise in a range of sectors for a variety of clients (including central government, local authority, utilities, private sector and funders) on: transactional procurement procedure support, input to procurement “structuring” within the applicable regulatory framework, procurement challenge work, provision of training to clients. The role will also involve support in relation to advising clients on subsidy control in the UK and EU State aid rules in Northern Ireland and the EU. Although the role will not involve competition law matters, you will have an opportunity to work on international trade law (new UK trade remedies regime, WTO regime) which is a new area of growth for the team post-Brexit.
At newly qualified level, applicants will ideally have completed a seat in a procurement, subsidy control or competition team. Additionally, you should have strong academics, a good understanding of and genuine interest in procurement and subsidies law. You must also be able to demonstrate strong analytical and drafting skills. Applicants must be confident, personable and comfortable building relationships with clients and undertaking business development activities.
To find out more, please contact Jill Cowan on 07931 811 330 or apply with your CV online.