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Deputy Head of Legal - Regeneration

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Job ID:

5392

Practice Area(s):

Governance, Management, Planning, Procurement/Contracts, Projects/Regeneration, Property

Location:

Essex, South-East (exc London) 

Role:

Principal/Head of Section, Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

16.05.2018

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

MAY20182355
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Job Description:

£57,957 to £72,756

We are seeking a suitably qualified Deputy Head of Law - Regeneration with experience in planning, highways, regeneration and compulsory purchase to manage our Regeneration Team consisting of 3 teams of planning, contract and property, each led by their own specialist team leader. The post holder will also act as Deputy Monitoring Officer.

This is an opportunity to develop as a senior legal manager with an ambitious and dynamic Council acknowledged to have a substantial growth and regeneration programme including the Purfleet and Tilbury regeneration, DP World Gateway Port, Tilbury Port, Thurrock Regeneration Limited and estate renewal programmes together with great transport links that can get you into central London within 30 minutes and a vision to work collaboratively with other neighboring authorities.

Your experience will include some or all the following: advising at committee; drafting routine and complex s106, s278 and s38 agreements; stopping up and diversion of highways and PROWs; as well as advising in relation to planning applications, appeals, enforcement, certificates of lawfulness and the full panoply of matters arising in planning and highways law. Experience of judicial review proceedings is also desirable.

The right candidate will build positive working relationships with colleagues and clients and senior manager’s, be motivated and able to hit the ground running. You will also be able to manage a challenging case load, provide advice on complex matters and demonstrate highly developed negotiation and drafting skills as well as providing management and leadership to your teams of planning, property and contract lawyers and have the ability to assist the Assistant Director of Law & Governance

As the manager of the Regeneration team, you will play a key role in helping to achieve the ambitious agenda of a large unitary authority and its partners. You will also contribute to the achievements of Thurrock Legal by offering high calibre advice and maintaining 7 years of excellent Lexcel standards as well as being part of a collegiate team of experienced and friendly lawyers dedicated to making a positive contribution to the Council and the local community.

If you have the ambition and skills to help us further develop our service, we will support you with the chance to fulfil your career aims together with market competitive remuneration and a commitment to agile working and professional development

For an informal discussion about these posts, please contact David Lawson, Assistant Director of Law & Governance  - dlawson@thurrock.gov.uk.

Our vision – Thurrock: a place of opportunity, enterprise and excellence where individuals, communities and businesses flourish.

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills . We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside , and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.

Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below. Please note, we do not accept CVs. If you have any difficulties in submitting an application form please email recruitment@thurrock.gov.uk.

Closing date: Sunday 17th June 2018
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Thurrock Council
Essex, South-East (exc London), United Kingdom

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Deputy Head of Legal - Regeneration

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Job ID:

5392

Practice Area(s):

Governance, Management, Planning, Procurement/Contracts, Projects/Regeneration, Property

Location:

Essex, South-East (exc London) 

Role:

Principal/Head of Section, Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

16.05.2018

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

MAY20182355
col-wide   

Job Description:

£57,957 to £72,756

We are seeking a suitably qualified Deputy Head of Law - Regeneration with experience in planning, highways, regeneration and compulsory purchase to manage our Regeneration Team consisting of 3 teams of planning, contract and property, each led by their own specialist team leader. The post holder will also act as Deputy Monitoring Officer.

This is an opportunity to develop as a senior legal manager with an ambitious and dynamic Council acknowledged to have a substantial growth and regeneration programme including the Purfleet and Tilbury regeneration, DP World Gateway Port, Tilbury Port, Thurrock Regeneration Limited and estate renewal programmes together with great transport links that can get you into central London within 30 minutes and a vision to work collaboratively with other neighboring authorities.

Your experience will include some or all the following: advising at committee; drafting routine and complex s106, s278 and s38 agreements; stopping up and diversion of highways and PROWs; as well as advising in relation to planning applications, appeals, enforcement, certificates of lawfulness and the full panoply of matters arising in planning and highways law. Experience of judicial review proceedings is also desirable.

The right candidate will build positive working relationships with colleagues and clients and senior manager’s, be motivated and able to hit the ground running. You will also be able to manage a challenging case load, provide advice on complex matters and demonstrate highly developed negotiation and drafting skills as well as providing management and leadership to your teams of planning, property and contract lawyers and have the ability to assist the Assistant Director of Law & Governance

As the manager of the Regeneration team, you will play a key role in helping to achieve the ambitious agenda of a large unitary authority and its partners. You will also contribute to the achievements of Thurrock Legal by offering high calibre advice and maintaining 7 years of excellent Lexcel standards as well as being part of a collegiate team of experienced and friendly lawyers dedicated to making a positive contribution to the Council and the local community.

If you have the ambition and skills to help us further develop our service, we will support you with the chance to fulfil your career aims together with market competitive remuneration and a commitment to agile working and professional development

For an informal discussion about these posts, please contact David Lawson, Assistant Director of Law & Governance  - dlawson@thurrock.gov.uk.

Our vision – Thurrock: a place of opportunity, enterprise and excellence where individuals, communities and businesses flourish.

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills . We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside , and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.

Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below. Please note, we do not accept CVs. If you have any difficulties in submitting an application form please email recruitment@thurrock.gov.uk.

Closing date: Sunday 17th June 2018