Procurement Lawyer - Glasgow, Edinburgh or London

Recruiter
Dentons
Location
Glasgow, Edinburgh or London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Jul 2019
Closes
23 Jul 2019
Role Classification
Lawyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
0-2yrs PQE, 2-5yrs PQE, 5+ yrs PQE

We are looking for one, possibly two candidates, to join the consistently UK ranked procurement team. This team continues to enjoy a varied, high quality workload acting for major utility and central Government clients as well as bidders.  We cover the public sector, utility, defence, concessions and other sector specific procurement rules.  We advise on all aspects of procurement law  including general advisory work, project work and contentious matters.  You may approach procurement law from a background in any of competition law, public and administrative law, construction or general projects / commercial law.   The variety in the practice makes it interesting and occasionally challenging. Whilst experience in any of the above areas would be an advantage, we are looking for bright candidates with a good academic background with a genuine interest in the area and who enjoy intellectual challenge. You would work as part of a procurement law focused team within our consistently top ranked Competition department and there would also be the opportunity to work in or expand your skillset into related areas such as competition law, state aid and the laws applying to regulated markets.

Responsibilities

• You will take a lead role on a variety of matters across a range of sectors

• Build and maintain client relationships

• Contribute to business development

• Coach and mentor more junior members of the team

Required experience, skills and attributes

Technical Skills

• Strong academic record, preferably qualified in Scots and/or English law

• Exceptional legal research ability

Personal attributes

• Excellent problem solving and decision making skills

• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

• Demonstrates good judgment and resilience skills

• Shows strong initiative and drive and takes control of own career development

• Is dedicated to exceptional client service

Dentons is always looking to invest in the highest-quality talent, recognising that our success is built on the diverse and unique strengths of each of the members of our Firm.

Language Capabilities

We are a truly global law firm and as such, always welcome hearing from those with foreign language capabilities.

The firm

Dentons is always looking to invest in the highest-quality talent, recognising that our success is built on the diverse and unique strengths of each of the members of our Firm.

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.  www.dentons.com.

Equal opportunities

We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities and support those in the workplace who have a disability. Any disability disclosure will be dealt with confidentially and sensitively and if you want to speak directly to a member of our team, please contact recruitment.matters@dentons.com 

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