Property/Contracts Solicitor

Sidmouth, Devon
06 Apr 2017
27 Apr 2017
Full time
Contract type

Property/Contracts Solicitor​
Up to £40,416 (including market supplement) Full time, 37 hours per week Knowle, Sidmouth

An opportunity has arisen to join our talented Legal Team to support the Strategic Lead (Governance & Licensing) to provide an efficient and effective Legal Service which protects the Council’s interests, enables modern service delivery and reacts flexibly to provide a service tailored to client needs. In this interesting and varied role, you’ll provide legal advice to council officers committees and outside bodies, primarily in the fields of property law and contract/procurement work. You’ll also draft, negotiate and complete legal documents including development agreements, joint venture agreements and property transfers.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Henry Gordon Lennox, Strategic Lead – Governance & Licensing, 01395 517401 or email

For more information and to apply, please visit or alternatively,  if you do not have internet access, call 01395 517553.

Closing date: 27/04/17
Interview date: w/c 08/05/17

East Devon District Council has decided to relocate away from  its current headquarters in Sidmouth.  Some staff will relocate to  Exmouth during the latter part of 2017 and others to Honiton.  The timescale for Honiton relocation has yet to be confirmed.