Contracts and Procurement – Associate (ICT & Data team)
We are growing and looking to build our successful Commercial ICT and Data team and welcome applications from Contracts and Procurement solicitors. This is a great opportunity to join a well-regarded national law firm that is at the forefront of significant public law, national and local government projects.
You will experience a friendly and collegiate team atmosphere where agile working across core teams is encouraged and work life balance respected. As well as a raft of benefits, we offer hybrid working and our modern offices are based in the heart of Clerkenwell.
You will have contract law and procurement law experience and must have experience of public and/or local authority sector. It will be highly advantageous if you have experience of IT and Technology contracts. Applicants will ideally have 2- 5 years PQE. All candidates who may not have 2 years’ experience but can demonstrate the necessary skills may apply and will be considered.
Why join us?
We are a purpose driven organisation with an active social committee, Corporate Social responsibility committee, Equality and Diversity forum and Wellbeing Leadership Group. We have recently become a signatory to the Mindful Business Charter.
It is central to our values that our teams reflect the diverse community around us and that everyone at Sharpe Pritchard can be themselves and bring their authentic selves to work. Achieving true equality, diversity and inclusion is a core aim and we very much welcome applications from all sections of our diverse community, irrespective of race or racial group, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, religion or belief, age or disability. We make reasonable adjustments within the recruitment process and upon joining the firm to support applicants of all abilities.
What you will be getting in return
You will work alongside a supportive, friendly and collaborative team, offering flexible hybrid working from the start. We have an HQ in London but welcome candidates from across the UK who have the ability to pop into HQ, ideally 1 or 2 days a week.
A generous bonus scheme is on offer alongside a competitive salary. You will gain professional development with a structured path to advancing your career. We provide a generous benefits package that includes but is not limited to;
- Generous annual leave, starting at 28 days leave per annum
- Flexible working
- Private Pension
- Private Medical Insurance
- Life assurance
- Income protection
- Smart health (including virtual GP service)
- Health and wellbeing app
- Individual learning and development and Business development budgets
- Enhanced parental leave for all parents
- Cycle to work scheme
- Season ticket loans
- Staff introduction bonus scheme
- Payment of professional memberships
- Employee Assistance programme
- Dress down Friday
Get in touch if you are looking to do high quality legal work across the country with a friendly and supportive team by applying here.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community irrespective of race or racial group, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age or disability.
We make reasonable adjustments within the recruitment process and upon joining the firm to support applicants of all abilities.