• About the Firm: Barking & Dagenham are the award-winning Council of the Year 2018 and Entrepreneurial Council 2019 (Local Government Chronicle) with impressive growth plans and some of the biggest regeneration opportunities in Europe.
  • About The role: A vacancy has arisen for a Contracts and Procurement Lawyer in the Council’s legal team.
  • Looking for: Among your many skills, we are looking to secure experience of working in a busy legal environment, ideally within a contracts and procurement context, advising on contract law and drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts. Your experience in public procurement law and drafting various public-sector agreements for works, services and supplies is desirable.
  • Opportunities: The Council is now delivering its ambitious transformation and growth plans, through local authority trading companies, such as Be First and Reside, to deliver regeneration, new housing, and school improvements.
  • And more: A collaborative and commercial approach is at the heart of our service. Therefore, the ability to work collaboratively and build positive working relationships with team members, peers and senior client officers at all levels is essential.

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council is the local authority for the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in Greater London, England