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3055 - Lawyer, Commercial and Development Team

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 26/03/2017 23:59
£34,196 - £37,858 p.a.
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Any location in North Tyneside

Job details 

Closing date:
26 Mar

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This job is closed for applications.

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As a Lexcel accredited legal team committed to achieving continuous improvement and to ensuring our clients receive a high quality, cost effective service, we wish to recruit a flexible, skilled and enthusiastic Lawyer with a 'can do' approach to join us within the Commercial and Development Legal Team. This team primarily provides legal advice in wide ranging commercial and property matters including large scale procurement and developments.

We wish to recruit an experienced solicitor/barrister/qualified ILEX legal executive with recent PQE covering commercial, contract and, procurement matters including state aid and funding agreements, supporting significant development projects, drafting and negotiating associated documents. You will be expected to provide commercial legal advice across the Authority and support the North Tyneside Trading Company and its subsidiaries. A proven ability to undertake these areas of work independently with limited supervision and meet moving deadlines is essential.

You will be flexible and adaptable to the demands of a very busy legal service and will have up to date knowledge of commercial contracts, procurement and property developments to enable them to undertake a varied caseload.

For further information please contact Sarah Heslop, Commercial and Development Team Manager on tel no 0191 6435456 or by e-mail sarah.heslop@northtyneside.gov.uk or
Louise Watson, Senior Manager Legal Services and Information Governance on tel no 0191 643 5325 or by email louise.watson@northtyneside.gov.uk

Interviews will be held week commencing 3 April 2017.

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.

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