Commercial and Projects Lawyer - Closed

Date posted: 22/01/2019

Closing date: 5 February, 2019 4:00 pm

Hours per week: 35 hours

Salary: £35,255 - £38,553

Location: Merseyside

Employment type: Full Time

Contract type: Permanent

Job Description:

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Legal, Democratic Services and Procurement


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.

The postholders below will be required to provide legal support to both the Combined Authority and Merseytravel.  The Combined Authority is co-located with Merseytravel and its corporate services (including legal services) are shared with both legal entities.  Both posts are new additional posts to the team to recognise the new arrangements.


Commercial and Projects Lawyer

SCP33-36 (£35,255 – £38,553)


The Commercial and Projects Lawyer will be responsible for protecting the interests of the Combined Authority and Merseytravel by advising upon, drafting and negotiating legal agreements.  The postholder will work for the Principal Commercial and Projects Lawyer and will support the Major Projects Lawyer.

The postholder will have their own caseload and will also be responsible for advising upon, drafting and negotiating legal agreements.

In addition the postholder will provide general legal support to senior officers within the team, and will support officers who will be preparing 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.

You can find out more and apply by visiting our website at


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Closing date:  Tuesday 5 February 2019 @ 4.00pm



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