Inhouse

Assistant Commercial Counsel

Assistant Commercial Counsel

  • About the Firm: The House of Commons, officially the Honourable the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Parliament assembled, is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Like the upper house, the House of Lords, it meets in the Palace of Westminster.
  • About the role: We are seeking to appoint an in-house Assistant Commercial Counsel with 3-5 years’ PQE to work in our Westminster office.
  • Looking For: We are looking to secure your capabilities in drafting contracts for the Procurement and other teams as and when required; and supporting other members of the team in the provision of legal advice on other matters as necessary.
  • Opportunities: As part of the Office of Speaker’s Counsel, the opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to providing clear, accurate, practical and timely legal advice to the Speaker, the Clerk and staff in all departments of the House, particularly in relation to construction and other commercial contracts and procurement matters, working closely with the Procurement team and the Strategic Estates team and with senior members of the Office.
  • And more: We are looking for people who can bring these values to life Inclusivity - We value everyone equally; We respect each other; We all have a voice; Courage - We try new things; We own our actions and decisions; We learn from our mistakes; Trusted: We trust each other to do a good job; We are impartial; We build confidence in Parliament through our integrity; Collaborative: We share our knowledge and experience; We work towards a shared vision.