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Commercial and Property Lawyer

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Job ID:

12822

Practice Area(s):

Procurement/Contracts, Property

Location:

Cheshire, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

11.02.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

Commercial Property Lawyer – 37 hours –£39,638 to £46,028
 
We are looking for an experienced and committed Lawyer to deal with a range of matters including:
 
•             Landlord & Tenant
•             Affordable Housing matters
•             CPOs
•             Redevelopment/regeneration projects
•             Asset disposal programmes
•             Purchases
•             Infrastructure project support
•             Leases, licences and service of notices
•             Advice to Members and senior officers of the Council
 
The successful Candidate will be working as part of the Commercial Projects and Property Team which is a busy and supportive team. The Council is currently involved in a large number of high-profile projects including infrastructure (link roads), major town centre and economic regeneration and HS2 and the role is a challenging and dynamic one.
 
We are looking for a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with a good knowledge of property law together with an innovative, commercial approach to ensuring the delivery of a high-quality legal service. Candidates must be able to work as part of a team and be flexible, enthusiastic and committed.
 
Candidates will report directly to the Senior Commercial Property Lawyer and supervise colleagues in the Legal Service as appropriate. They must have the ability and willingness to expand their legal skills and to apply themselves to novel areas of the team’s work that may not be currently within their own expertise.
 
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 will provide training to clients and stakeholders as required.
 
Experience gained in a Local Authority setting would assist as a sound understanding of local government and administrative law, and an appreciation of the challenges facing local authorities is key to the role.
 
For an informal chat about this position please telephone Julie Gregory on 01270685842 or Steph Parkinson 01270685815.

Closing Date: 6 March 2020
 
For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below.
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Cheshire East Council
Cheshire, North-West, United Kingdom

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Cheshire East Council
Cheshire, North-West, United Kingdom
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Commercial and Property Lawyer

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Job ID:

12822

Practice Area(s):

Procurement/Contracts, Property

Location:

Cheshire, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

11.02.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

Commercial Property Lawyer – 37 hours –£39,638 to £46,028
 
We are looking for an experienced and committed Lawyer to deal with a range of matters including:
 
•             Landlord & Tenant
•             Affordable Housing matters
•             CPOs
•             Redevelopment/regeneration projects
•             Asset disposal programmes
•             Purchases
•             Infrastructure project support
•             Leases, licences and service of notices
•             Advice to Members and senior officers of the Council
 
The successful Candidate will be working as part of the Commercial Projects and Property Team which is a busy and supportive team. The Council is currently involved in a large number of high-profile projects including infrastructure (link roads), major town centre and economic regeneration and HS2 and the role is a challenging and dynamic one.
 
We are looking for a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with a good knowledge of property law together with an innovative, commercial approach to ensuring the delivery of a high-quality legal service. Candidates must be able to work as part of a team and be flexible, enthusiastic and committed.
 
Candidates will report directly to the Senior Commercial Property Lawyer and supervise colleagues in the Legal Service as appropriate. They must have the ability and willingness to expand their legal skills and to apply themselves to novel areas of the team’s work that may not be currently within their own expertise.
 
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 will provide training to clients and stakeholders as required.
 
Experience gained in a Local Authority setting would assist as a sound understanding of local government and administrative law, and an appreciation of the challenges facing local authorities is key to the role.
 
For an informal chat about this position please telephone Julie Gregory on 01270685842 or Steph Parkinson 01270685815.

Closing Date: 6 March 2020
 
For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below.