Head of Commercial and Property Law

England, London
£45 - £53 per hour
04 Apr 2018
02 May 2018
Chelsey Newsom
Full time
Contract type

Head of Commercial and Property Law required to join well regarded local authority for an initial 6 month basis, with the possibility of extension thereafter.

As the Head of Commercial and Property Law, you will be leading the Commercial Law group who provide legal support to departments when making high risk and critical decisions. Some of the main duties of this role will include:

  • Providing robust legal advice to Chief Officers
  • Directly managing the Principal Commercial Solicitor and the Principal Commercial Property Solicitor
  • Implementing the council's commercialisation strategy

The ideal candidate must demonstrate senior legal expertise from either the public sector or private practise, with strong negotiation skills and a flair for high level stakeholder management.

This is a great opportunity for a commercially savvy individual to lead a fantastic team, including two Principal Solicitors that will report into you.

This council also offer a competitive daily rate with an easily accessible location by good public transport links and a walking distance away from shops and restaurants.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Chelsey Newsom in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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