Senior Legal Property Team Executive/Team Leader

Grade 10, Salary £43,570 – £47,655 per annum

Job Ref RO-63981 

Closing Date 15th June 2022

We are looking for a highly experienced Property Lawyer to join our busy Legal Department.  You will deliver expert legal advice and support to client departments reporting directly to the Head of Legal.  You will be expected to work on the more interesting, complex and involved matters providing the highest quality legal advice with minimal supervision.  You will be a team player building excellent relationships within Legal Services and client departments.

You will be dealing with a wide range of property related matters covering all aspects of the Council’s areas of responsibility including disposals of commercial property, Landlord and Tenant transactions and public sector led regeneration schemes.  You must have extensive knowledge and significant experience of drafting a wide range of documentation and the ability and willingness to assist in other areas covered by the Development and Property and wider Legal Services team.  You will need to demonstrate professionalism in addition to excellent communication and drafting skills. You must be able to work to tight deadlines whilst fulfilling quality and service standards.

You will provide a visible supportive and active role in the management of the Development and Property Team.  You will be a strong team leader with a flexible, enthusiastic and positive approach providing motivation and encouragement.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to progress their career in Local Government.

The successful candidate will be part of a team which is based in an award winning office accommodation in the town centre which is currently undergoing multi-million pound regeneration together with agile working.  Agile working opportunity is available subject to business need.

Casual User Car Allowance is payable.

Appointment to this post is subject to a DBS check.

If you would like an informal chat about this role please contact Susan Hedges on 01706 924696.

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