Specialist - Legal (Lawyer - Property and Commercial)

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Specialist - Legal (Lawyer - Property and Commercial)

Specialist - Legal (Lawyer - Property and Commercial).

Lawyer – Property and Commercial Property

Full time, permanent

Salary £35,211 to £42,988 per annum (Level 1), and £41,978 to £48,133 (Level 2)

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Lawyer to provide legal advice and support to the Council in the areas of property and commercial property – including residential, commercial, housing and development projects.

In return, we offer an opportunity to undertake interesting, varied and high profile work, job satisfaction, training, and work life balance.

You will be located in our offices close to Guildford Town Centre. In addition you will be rewarded with an attractive package of staff benefits which includes local government pension scheme membership, flexible work arrangements, generous leave, tax savings on child care costs, training and development, annual subscription for professional membership to a professional organisation, staff discounts and subsidised restaurant.

For more information about the role, contact Diane Owens, Legal Lead Specialist (Solicitor Corporate, Commercial and Property) 01483 444027.

A basic DBS check will be required for the successful candidate prior to appointment.

Closing date for applications: 31st August 2020

Job Profile

Team Purpose

To provide expert, professional advice and support to enable teams across the council to deliver quality services for customers.

Role Purpose

Providing support and expertise in legal matters to help colleagues do their jobs well

Helping the council to manager risk and stay compliant in the delivery of public services and projects

Level 1:

• Deliver customer-focused specialist advice and services for one area of specialism, keeping up to date with current and emerging legislation, best practice and policy to ensure continuous development and improvement in services

• Manage complex or contentious applications, cases and inspections that will require an understanding of ...

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