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Lawyer/Senior Lawyer (Development)

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Job ID:

13208

Practice Area(s):

Highways, Licensing, Planning

Location:

West Yorkshire, Yorkshire 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

13.03.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£34,788 pa - £45,591 pa

Starting salary dependent on experience, subject to career grade

Based at City Hall, Bradford city centre
 
The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer-facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

 
This is a great opportunity to work in a thriving city with award winning parks, nature reserves, historic architecture, museums, galleries and first class leisure facilities - Bradford Metropolitan District has it all. You will be based in Bradford City Centre in the Grade One Listed City Hall and have all the benefits of the cultural, retail and leisure facilities that Bradford has to offer as the 4th largest Metropolitan District.
 
The Council’s general conditions of employment apply including – 8 statutory holidays, 27 days annual leave and flexible working (pro-rata).
 
The post-holder will assist the Team Leader (TL) and Deputy Team Leader (DTL) of the Property Commercial and Development (PCD) Law Team in providing a high quality legal service primarily working in the area of Development Law (Planning Highways and Licensing) in a wide range of matters; receiving guidance and supervision from the TL and DTL and support from colleague lawyers where appropriate.
 
The successful candidate will be required to provide a professional legal service, exercise professional judgment and make all day-to-day operational decisions on allocated matters and cases in the context of legal advice and assistance given to council officers and the Councils elected members and is expected to influence and negotiate with contacts both internal and external to the Council.
 
Contacts will include officers at Chief Executive level and below, portfolio holders, elected members, regulatory bodies, other council staff, private practice solicitors and barristers and other professionals involved primarily in the area of work of development law matters and to give appropriate advice and assistance to officers and members in the matters allocated to the post holder.
 
From time to time the post holder may be required to assist in the other areas of work of the PCD legal team in response to the requirements placed on the Councils Legal Service.
 
The post holder will be a solicitor entitled to practice in England and holding a current practicing certificate, a barrister entitled to practice in England and holding a current practicing certificate or a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.
 
To achieve PO5-6 the post –holder will require at least 5 years’ experience of development law matters, gained while practicing as a solicitor, barrister; less than 5 years may be acceptable for an outstanding candidate.
 
Closing Date: 6 April 2020

Interviews to be held w/c 13 or 20 April 2020

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below.


For further information regarding this post please contact Jason Field (TL) on 01274 432215 or Richard Winter 01274 434292
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City of Bradford
West Yorkshire, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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Lawyer/Senior Lawyer (Development)

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

13208

Practice Area(s):

Highways, Licensing, Planning

Location:

West Yorkshire, Yorkshire 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

13.03.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£34,788 pa - £45,591 pa

Starting salary dependent on experience, subject to career grade

Based at City Hall, Bradford city centre
 
The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer-facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

 
This is a great opportunity to work in a thriving city with award winning parks, nature reserves, historic architecture, museums, galleries and first class leisure facilities - Bradford Metropolitan District has it all. You will be based in Bradford City Centre in the Grade One Listed City Hall and have all the benefits of the cultural, retail and leisure facilities that Bradford has to offer as the 4th largest Metropolitan District.
 
The Council’s general conditions of employment apply including – 8 statutory holidays, 27 days annual leave and flexible working (pro-rata).
 
The post-holder will assist the Team Leader (TL) and Deputy Team Leader (DTL) of the Property Commercial and Development (PCD) Law Team in providing a high quality legal service primarily working in the area of Development Law (Planning Highways and Licensing) in a wide range of matters; receiving guidance and supervision from the TL and DTL and support from colleague lawyers where appropriate.
 
The successful candidate will be required to provide a professional legal service, exercise professional judgment and make all day-to-day operational decisions on allocated matters and cases in the context of legal advice and assistance given to council officers and the Councils elected members and is expected to influence and negotiate with contacts both internal and external to the Council.
 
Contacts will include officers at Chief Executive level and below, portfolio holders, elected members, regulatory bodies, other council staff, private practice solicitors and barristers and other professionals involved primarily in the area of work of development law matters and to give appropriate advice and assistance to officers and members in the matters allocated to the post holder.
 
From time to time the post holder may be required to assist in the other areas of work of the PCD legal team in response to the requirements placed on the Councils Legal Service.
 
The post holder will be a solicitor entitled to practice in England and holding a current practicing certificate, a barrister entitled to practice in England and holding a current practicing certificate or a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.
 
To achieve PO5-6 the post –holder will require at least 5 years’ experience of development law matters, gained while practicing as a solicitor, barrister; less than 5 years may be acceptable for an outstanding candidate.
 
Closing Date: 6 April 2020

Interviews to be held w/c 13 or 20 April 2020

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below.


For further information regarding this post please contact Jason Field (TL) on 01274 432215 or Richard Winter 01274 434292