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Senior Lawyer ( Property)

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Job ID:

30991

Practice Area(s):

Property

Location:

London (Greater) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

23.05.2024

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£62,748 - £66,156 per annum

Are you a Property Lawyer with local government experience and looking for a new challenge? If so, applications are invited from experienced Solicitors, Barristers or Legal Executives with proven expertise in property law.

The London Borough of Ealing is proud to be a Borough synonymous with first class services, with vibrant and diverse communities. You will join us at an exciting time as the Borough continues with its ambitious regeneration programme.

We are looking to recruit a dynamic Senior Property Lawyer with a ‘can do’ approach and an interest in learning new skills who will join our Property Team. You will have your own varied caseload on matters including commercial property, regeneration, homeownership and land transactions. The role will involve supervising junior staff and working collaboratively with colleagues.  You will also need senior-level management skills to drive performance and get the best out of people and the ability to forge productive working relationships across the Council and with local partners.

Purpose of role
Working under the leadership of the Principal Lawyer (Property) to:

  • Lead, develop and manage Property team lawyers and support staff dealing with matters relating to property and regeneration and to ensure the provision of a high quality, efficient, cost effective and customer focused service;
  • Deal with complex case work and advice arising within the Property team with a particular focus on the Council’s functions with regard to property and regeneration;
  • Contribute to the financial and business management of the legal team and key client departments and drive change, understand the complex needs of the Council and translate them into customer focused pragmatic service solutions.

Key accountabilities

  • To exercise responsibility for the allocation, supervision, monitoring and control of legal work relating to property and regeneration matters and assist in the development of policy.
  • To take lead responsibility for specific aspects within the team, ensuring the provision of a high quality, efficient and cost-effective service, including:
  1. Contributing to the setting and monitoring of performance targets and undertaking appropriate audits to ensure these are met;
  2. Contributing to the setting of service level agreements and preparation of service area plans for the team;
  3. Ensure the timely and accurate recording of charging information by fee earners;
  4. Making arrangements to identify and meet the training needs of the team and clients;
  5. Undertake such other management duties as may be required by the Principal Lawyer, Head of Legal Services or Director of Legal and Democratic Services from time to time such as chairing meetings;

Closing date: 13 June 2024

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

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London Borough of Ealing
London (Greater), United Kingdom

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London Borough of Ealing
London (Greater), United Kingdom
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Senior Lawyer ( Property)

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Job ID:

30991

Practice Area(s):

Property

Location:

London (Greater) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

23.05.2024

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£62,748 - £66,156 per annum

Are you a Property Lawyer with local government experience and looking for a new challenge? If so, applications are invited from experienced Solicitors, Barristers or Legal Executives with proven expertise in property law.

The London Borough of Ealing is proud to be a Borough synonymous with first class services, with vibrant and diverse communities. You will join us at an exciting time as the Borough continues with its ambitious regeneration programme.

We are looking to recruit a dynamic Senior Property Lawyer with a ‘can do’ approach and an interest in learning new skills who will join our Property Team. You will have your own varied caseload on matters including commercial property, regeneration, homeownership and land transactions. The role will involve supervising junior staff and working collaboratively with colleagues.  You will also need senior-level management skills to drive performance and get the best out of people and the ability to forge productive working relationships across the Council and with local partners.

Purpose of role
Working under the leadership of the Principal Lawyer (Property) to:

  • Lead, develop and manage Property team lawyers and support staff dealing with matters relating to property and regeneration and to ensure the provision of a high quality, efficient, cost effective and customer focused service;
  • Deal with complex case work and advice arising within the Property team with a particular focus on the Council’s functions with regard to property and regeneration;
  • Contribute to the financial and business management of the legal team and key client departments and drive change, understand the complex needs of the Council and translate them into customer focused pragmatic service solutions.

Key accountabilities

  • To exercise responsibility for the allocation, supervision, monitoring and control of legal work relating to property and regeneration matters and assist in the development of policy.
  • To take lead responsibility for specific aspects within the team, ensuring the provision of a high quality, efficient and cost-effective service, including:
  1. Contributing to the setting and monitoring of performance targets and undertaking appropriate audits to ensure these are met;
  2. Contributing to the setting of service level agreements and preparation of service area plans for the team;
  3. Ensure the timely and accurate recording of charging information by fee earners;
  4. Making arrangements to identify and meet the training needs of the team and clients;
  5. Undertake such other management duties as may be required by the Principal Lawyer, Head of Legal Services or Director of Legal and Democratic Services from time to time such as chairing meetings;

Closing date: 13 June 2024

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