4293 Lawyer (Property)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/07/2021 23:59
£36,922 - £40,876 pa
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Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside
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Closing date:
25 Jul
Further Information

Real Estate/Property Lawyer – Commercial & Development, Legal Services; Grade 10 – full time, 37 hours per week - Permanent

Would you like to undertake varied, high quality legal work with like-minded and supportive colleagues who are committed to providing excellent public service and making a difference within the local community?

We wish to recruit a flexible, highly skilled Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive to join our Commercial & Development Legal Team based within our Lexcel accredited Legal Services Department. It is essential that you have experience of and a genuine enthusiasm for high-level property law and an excellent approach to public service and client care. Experience of, or a willingness to develop knowledge in, planning and highways matters is desirable, but not essential. Practising lawyers from both the public and private sector are encouraged to apply.

You will provide legal advice, support and representation in relation to all of the Authority’s property matters, carrying a varied caseload ranging from routine property transactions and landlord and tenant matters through to complex strategic developments. Having full conduct of your own matters, you will be expected progress those to a successful and timely conclusion with minimal supervision.

We have a strong culture of teamwork within the Department and you may be required to undertake work in related areas covered by the team according to demand. A degree of flexibility is, therefore, essential. You will also be expected to provide support and guidance to other members of the team.

We offer a modern, open plan, working environment with opportunities to use technology to work in a flexible and agile way. Our lawyers operate both autonomously and collaboratively, performing to a high standard with light touch management. We provide a supportive environment for the development and maintenance of your professional skills and experience. You will benefit from a generous flexitime scheme and holiday allowance, together with LGPS pension amongst other benefits.

If you would like to be part of our team and are committed to providing an excellent legal service in this vital area of work, we look forward to hearing from you.

Please note that due to Covid-19 the team are currently predominately still working from home. Some homeworking will likely continue in future, but working arrangements are subject to review.

For further information please contact:

- Louise Watson, Senior Manager Legal Services: louise.watson@northtyneside.gov.uk
- Jamie Hall, Legal Manager – Commercial and Development: jamie.hall@northtyneside.gov.uk

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.