Commercial and Projects Lawyer

Date posted: 24/01/2020

Closing date: 17 February, 2020 4:00 pm

Hours per week: 35

Salary: £35,964 – £39,303

Location: No 1 Mann Island, Liverpool

Employment type: Full Time

Contract type: Permanent

Job Description:

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority was created in 2014 and became a Mayoral Combined Authority in 2017.  This introduced a new layer of governance into the City Region and is part of increased regional devolution by the Government.   Significant sums of money have been granted to the Combined Authority to support regeneration and projects that transform the City Region.  Merseytravel is the Executive Body of the Combined Authority and also a Passenger Transport Executive.

The Combined Authority is looking to recruit a Commercial and Projects Lawyer who will be responsible for protecting the interests of the Combined Authority and Merseytravel by advising upon, drafting and negotiating legal agreements. The post holder will work for the Principal Commercial and Projects Lawyer and will support the Major Projects Solicitor.

The post holder will have their own caseload and will also be responsible for advising upon, drafting and negotiating legal agreements for the Combined Authority and Merseytravel projects which include Mersey Ferries, Mersey Tunnels, the Beatles Story and the rail and bus network.

In addition the post holder will provide general legal support to senior officers within the team, and will support officers in the preparation of complex legal documentation/structures.

You will be a qualified solicitor, barrister or CILEX with ideally one year’s post qualification commercial experience.

You must be enthusiastic, motivated and determined to deliver results and be able to work as part of a busy team.

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