Senior Lawyer – Commercial Law Team

Posted on 31st January 2022
Type Full Time
Specialism Company / Commercial Law
Location Bristol, Exeter
Deadline 6th February 2022

Job Description



Our work makes a real difference to the environment. We believe this, and the quality of work, are the biggest rewards this opportunity presents.

In this role you will advise on a wide range of general commercial matters such as public procurement, dispute resolution, intellectual property, construction agreements, supply agreements, debt recovery and externally funded projects. You will also provide commercial law support to lawyers in other Legal Services teams. You will be helping to deliver the Environment Agency’s Action Plan (EA2025 creating a better place) and the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan. You will need to work with external public, private and third sector partners as well as engaging with lawyers in the Government Legal Department and the wider public and private sectors and to provide sensible, practical, accurate, timely and risk-based advice. You will have a varied, high quality, interesting and challenging caseload, and ensure that services are provided in a client-focused manner.

It is important to us that our workforce is representative of the diverse communities we work to protect and improve the environment for. We welcome candidates with a diverse range of experiences and backgrounds who bring with them skills in the areas mentioned above or other transferable skills however you must be admitted as a barrister, solicitor or legal executive with current right to practise in England. Applicants from other common law jurisdictions are welcome, at the time of applying they must be fully qualified in England.

Please refer to the candidate pack that is available on our recruitment system for full details of the role and the wide range of benefits we offer including a career average pension scheme. For further information contact Will McKenzie

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Closing date: 6 February 2022.

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