Commercial Property Lawyer

  • Grade: CEC NJC – Grade 10
  • Salary Min: £33,799 per annum
  • Salary Max: £39,638 per annum
  • Hours per week: 37
  • Permanent
  • Ref No630

Cheshire East is an amazing place to live and work. As one of the largest employers in the borough, we are able to offer you a wide range of challenging and rewarding career opportunities.

At Cheshire East Council we are working for a brighter future – together and our commitment to you is that our workplace culture will provide a shared purpose, a well-led organisation with valued people succeeding together as one team and one council to deliver the best service for our customers and communities.

If you want to be part of our award-winning council and contribute to our ongoing success, have the flexibility and drive to enable us to innovate, are committed to working as part of a team and striving to deliver exceptional service wherever you can, we would especially like to hear from you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and want our workforce to reflect the diversity of our local communities so that we can all work for a brighter future – together.

Brighter Future

We are looking for an experienced and committed Lawyer to deal with and provide support to Senior Lawyers on a range of matters including:

  • Redevelopment/regeneration projects
  • CPOs
  • Asset disposal programmes
  • Infrastructure
  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Housing
  • Reports on title
  • General advice on Corporate Landlord matters

The successful Candidate will be working as part of the Commercial Projects and Property Team which is a busy and supportive team.  Candidates will report directly to the Commercial Property Team Manager.

Candidates will have excellent communication skills, be able to work under pressure and to prioritise their workload to meet tight deadlines. They will have the ability to work collaboratively with project teams and client departments to ensure good client relations. They will be skilled at drafting legal documentation, providing concise and clear advice, negotiating and carrying out legal research and analysis. They may be asked to take on challenges not currently within their field of expertise, and to provide training to clients and stakeholders from time to time.

Experience gained in a Local Authority setting would assist as would an understanding of local government and administrative law, and an appreciation of the challenges facing local authorities.

If you require further information about applying for this post, please contact Julie Gregory, Legal Team Manager on 01270-685842 or Stephanie Parkinson Commercial Property Team Manager on 01270-685815.

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