Solicitor (Property & Commercial)
Salary £37,890 to £40,876 per annum
Job Ref RELE01006-R
Closing Date 13th October 2021
Your Council, Your City and Fairness for YouWe are proud to be of service for the City of Preston with its key priorities of:
Preston has been identified as the most improved UK City according to Pricewaterhouse Cooper Good Growth for Cities index, highlighting the great progress the City has made – and is still making – alongside partners in the City.
The Council is focused on achieving a sustainable budget while delivering its key priorities. In particular, it has recently gathered increasing national attention for its focus on community wealth building, enhancing financial inclusion and supporting local businesses. Against a background of austerity and pandemic the Council has single-mindedly focused on supporting the local economy and providing quality services to residents.
Preston City Council is committed to maximising its resources, and is dedicated to developing our employees. The Council is a family friendly employer, operating an excellent flexi-time scheme to support a healthy work/life balance.
The Legal Section is looking to recruit an experienced and ambitious property lawyer.
The position is for a proactive commercial property lawyer to deal with complex land and property transactions, commercial leases, landlord and tenant matters, and with some experience of debt recovery.
You will need a recognised legal qualification (e.g. a fully Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Fellow of the Institute of Legal with significant experience). If you feel that you have the necessary qualities that we are looking for then I would encourage you to apply for this position within our team.
If you have any questions or would like an informal discussion, please contact Caron Parmenter, Assistant Director (City Solicitor and Monitoring Officer) on firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01772 906373.