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Martin W. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 1, 2012

Martin W.

The Purveyor Of Exemplary Legal Services
   United Kingdom
  |   Barnsley, South Yorkshire
  |  9:49 am Local Time

Overview

I was admitted as a qualified solicitor (roll no: 340978) of the Supreme Court of England and Wales on 15 September 2005. I had worked for a private law firm in Darlington practising housing (inc Landlord and Tenant) and immigration law.

During my tenure,

- I was an active member of the Housing Law Practitioner Association and Immigration Law Practitioner Association; and
- A former Darlington CAB advisor and a Duty Court Solicitor at the Darlington County Court.

I started at pastures new on 1 August 2007 with my current...

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Legal writing; research; drafting and consulting
Civil litigation
Contract and Consumer Protection
Commercial Law and Commercial Property
Construction Law
Employment Law

Service Description

As a qualified solicitor, I manage voluminous caseloads for the SYFRS and SYPA, these include (the list is not intended to be exhaustive):

• Construction – advising, reviewing and drafting JCT, NEC contracts, collateral warranties, performance bond, consultancy agreement, deed of appointment, etc;
• Commercial Law and Commercial Property – scope of works include drafting non-disclosure agreement, Service Level Agreement, Software License and Support Services agreement, Data Sharing agreement, Memorandum of Understanding, Admission Agreement to SYPA’s Local Government Pensions Scheme, commercial and residential lease/licence, reviewing and redrafting SYFRA and SYPA’s terms and conditions, etc;
• Employment – general employment advice and drafting appropriate settlement agreement and compromise agreement;
• EU procurement – advising on financial thresholds, procurement and award procedures, contract award criteria, procurement timetable (i.e. Alcatel, standstill period) pre-litigation advice in relation to procurement challenges and many other obscure areas of procurement law;
• Civil Litigation – providing pre-litigation advice, court appearance, negotiation and preparing pleadings before the County Court for the recovery of overpayment of salary or pensions.


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Education

College of Law, York
Legal Practice Course (LLB)
2001 - 2003
Leeds Metropolitan University
Postgraduate Diploma in Law
2000 - 2001
University of Leeds
Bsc(Hons) Psychology
1997 - 2000

Keywords

Contract agreement commercial legal drafting advice procurement civil litigation
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