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Legal Team Manager

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Job ID:

8412

Practice Area(s):

Highways, Management, Property

Location:

Cornwall, South-West 

Role:

Principal/Head of Section, Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Fixed-Term Contract Full-Time

Posted:

01.03.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£45,999 - £55,254

We are actively seeking to recruit a full time Legal Team Manager to cover maternity leave in our highly respected Property and Highways Team.
 
Our work is varied and includes:
 
• Homes for Cornwall, assisting in unlocking public and private sector delivery of over 4000 homes
• Large development sites
• Potentially the UK’s first space port
• Devolution of assets and services
• Supporting the investment and growth of Cornwall Airport Newquay and Aerohub Enterprise Zone
• Major Infrastructure projects such as a new link road from St Austell to the A30
• Multi Modal Transport Hub
 
The team acts for the Council, the Council’s group of companies and public sector bodies in the south west region.
 
We are looking for a talented individual who is highly motivated and can develop strong client relationships.
 
Cornwall Council is an employer of choice, providing career opportunities in a supportive environment and seeks to promote work life balance.  There are many benefits of working for Cornwall Council such as a defined benefit pension scheme, family friendly leave, flexible working in terms of location and hours, consideration of part time working, on-site parking and facilities.
 
Our excellent employee benefits coupled with the diverse breadth of practice and experience to be gained provides an exciting opportunity that few organisations can match, in one of the country’s most beautiful counties. With numerous beaches and stunning countryside on offer this is an unrivalled opportunity for quality of life with a rewarding opportunity.

This is a fixed term contract for 9 months and may represent a suitable secondment opportunity for existing Cornwall Council employees. If you wish to be considered for a secondment, please obtain your manager’s permission before applying.

This post is politically restricted under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.

Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer.

More information about working for Cornwall Council is available here

About you

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to join our leadership team to support the service of over 50 lawyers who all want to make a difference.
 
We are looking for an experienced lawyer who will be responsible for line managing our legal property team. You will drive continuous improvement, performance and efficiency at all levels and place the needs of individuals and communities at the heart of everything the Service does directly or in partnership.
 
The successful candidate will be a senior legal practictioner with significant knowledge and experience of property and/or highway law, who will undertake a managable caseload and will be responsible for the oversight of corporately significant projects.  This will include supporting the major infrastructure projects, devolution and supporting day to day management of the Council’s extensive property portfolio.
 
The role will work closely with a client group to anticipate their need for legal support and to understand their priorities to support the delivery of legal services to the Council and external clients.
 
The role holder will be jointly responsible for decision making concerning the future of the Legal Service and its budget

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

Closing date:
31st March 2019, 22:59:00
 
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Cornwall Council
Cornwall, South-West, United Kingdom

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Legal Team Manager

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

8412

Practice Area(s):

Highways, Management, Property

Location:

Cornwall, South-West 

Role:

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

Employment Type:

Fixed-Term Contract Full-Time

Posted:

01.03.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£45,999 - £55,254

We are actively seeking to recruit a full time Legal Team Manager to cover maternity leave in our highly respected Property and Highways Team.
 
Our work is varied and includes:
 
• Homes for Cornwall, assisting in unlocking public and private sector delivery of over 4000 homes
• Large development sites
• Potentially the UK’s first space port
• Devolution of assets and services
• Supporting the investment and growth of Cornwall Airport Newquay and Aerohub Enterprise Zone
• Major Infrastructure projects such as a new link road from St Austell to the A30
• Multi Modal Transport Hub
 
The team acts for the Council, the Council’s group of companies and public sector bodies in the south west region.
 
We are looking for a talented individual who is highly motivated and can develop strong client relationships.
 
Cornwall Council is an employer of choice, providing career opportunities in a supportive environment and seeks to promote work life balance.  There are many benefits of working for Cornwall Council such as a defined benefit pension scheme, family friendly leave, flexible working in terms of location and hours, consideration of part time working, on-site parking and facilities.
 
Our excellent employee benefits coupled with the diverse breadth of practice and experience to be gained provides an exciting opportunity that few organisations can match, in one of the country’s most beautiful counties. With numerous beaches and stunning countryside on offer this is an unrivalled opportunity for quality of life with a rewarding opportunity.

This is a fixed term contract for 9 months and may represent a suitable secondment opportunity for existing Cornwall Council employees. If you wish to be considered for a secondment, please obtain your manager’s permission before applying.

This post is politically restricted under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.

Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer.

More information about working for Cornwall Council is available here

About you

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to join our leadership team to support the service of over 50 lawyers who all want to make a difference.
 
We are looking for an experienced lawyer who will be responsible for line managing our legal property team. You will drive continuous improvement, performance and efficiency at all levels and place the needs of individuals and communities at the heart of everything the Service does directly or in partnership.
 
The successful candidate will be a senior legal practictioner with significant knowledge and experience of property and/or highway law, who will undertake a managable caseload and will be responsible for the oversight of corporately significant projects.  This will include supporting the major infrastructure projects, devolution and supporting day to day management of the Council’s extensive property portfolio.
 
The role will work closely with a client group to anticipate their need for legal support and to understand their priorities to support the delivery of legal services to the Council and external clients.
 
The role holder will be jointly responsible for decision making concerning the future of the Legal Service and its budget

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

Closing date:
31st March 2019, 22:59:00