Lawyer – Property

Job Number: LCC04591
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £48474 – 53577 GBP year
Closing Date: 07-06-2024
Working Hours: 35 Hours Week

Who we are?

Liverpool City Council is embarking on an exciting transformation portfolio of unprecedented breadth and scale and, as a result, we’re expanding our Legal Team and hiring into numerous new roles.

Following significant investment we are looking for passionate and driven individuals to join us and currently have vacancies for 2 Property & Regeneration Lawyers. This is an opportunity to work in an exciting and forward thinking local authority as part of a dynamic and multi-disciplinary legal department.

Our roles operate on a hybrid approach to allow flexibility between home working and office working at the Cunard Building.

What will I be doing?

As a Lawyer in Liverpool City Council you will provide legal advice and representation in areas of law of relevance to the Council including information governance and public law challenges to decisions
You will have personal responsibility for a varied caseload, and act as a subject expert, with appropriate support and supervision from a Senior Lawyer or Head of Law.
You will lead and develop a team of Legal Officers and Legal Assistants where required
You will contribute to the supervision and development of Trainee Lawyers in the team
This role reports to the Senior Lawyer for the discipline
You will work collaboratively within your team and the service to meet deadlines and achieve targets

What you will receive!

31 days holiday rising to 35 after 5 years service.
Agile working – A “Flexibility First” approach to Agile working where flexibility is the norm rather than the exception.
Cycle2Work Scheme
Travel Pass Scheme
Drive Time – The scheme allows you to get behind the wheel of a new car on a salary sacrifice basis, with no deposit
Discounted Lifestyles Memberships
A full range of family friendly policies
Part of the Local Government Pension scheme
Purchase of Additional Leave
A wide range of high-quality learning open to all with opportunities to train, develop and support to realise your potential.
Employee Volunteering Scheme

On top of this, we also offer other benefits such as Credit Union, Local Discounts using your ID Card and Contract Parking at Council owned parking facilities

If you would like to talk to a member of the team about the role or have an informal discussion, please contact

Please note interviews are scheduled to take place on 26 June 2024.

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

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How to Apply and Additional Information

For details on how to apply for this vacancy with Liverpool City Council please click scroll to the end of the advert of this vacancy and click on Apply for job.

We value our employees and aim to create a positive, progressive, and open work culture that supports everyone to thrive.

Working for Liverpool City Council has some great benefits, click here to find out more. You can also find out about our Health and Wellbeing offer here.

We are working hard to ensure that the council is inclusive in recruitment, retention, support, and progression. Click here to find out about how we support our staff.

If you have ambition for yourself and this city, thrive on challenges and getting results, share our values and strive to make others feel valued, then we want to hear from you.

If you live in Liverpool, are unemployed, and require help with your application, please contact our employment and skills team at or on 0151 233 5312 to register and receive support. More information at

Liverpool City Council is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and believe that the decision to appoint should be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role.

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