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Lawyer / Senior Lawyer (Development)

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Job ID:

17727

Practice Area(s):

Highways, Licensing, Planning

Location:

West Yorkshire, Yorkshire 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

02.07.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

Property, Commercial and Development Law Team
PO3 - PO6: £35,745 - £46,845 pa
PO3/PO4 (scp 32-38) (£35,745- £41,881)
PO5-PO6 (scp 38-43) (£41,881-£46,845) (pro-rata for job share) (Starting salary dependent on experience) subject to career grade

37 hours per week

Based at City Hall / Homeworking

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 criterion under special knowledge and experience on the job profile 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 the 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 Councils 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 work alongside the senior lawyer (development) 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 Council's 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.

For further information regarding this post please contact Christine Meakins (TL) Tel. 07792 938422 or Richard Winter Tel.07582 103592 or Maria Ahmed.

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

Closing Date: 1st August 2021
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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:

17727

Practice Area(s):

Highways, Licensing, Planning

Location:

West Yorkshire, Yorkshire 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

02.07.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

Property, Commercial and Development Law Team
PO3 - PO6: £35,745 - £46,845 pa
PO3/PO4 (scp 32-38) (£35,745- £41,881)
PO5-PO6 (scp 38-43) (£41,881-£46,845) (pro-rata for job share) (Starting salary dependent on experience) subject to career grade

37 hours per week

Based at City Hall / Homeworking

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 criterion under special knowledge and experience on the job profile 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 the 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 Councils 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 work alongside the senior lawyer (development) 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 Council's 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.

For further information regarding this post please contact Christine Meakins (TL) Tel. 07792 938422 or Richard Winter Tel.07582 103592 or Maria Ahmed.

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

Closing Date: 1st August 2021