Leeds City Council

Principal Legal Officer (Property & Development)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
14 Jun 2018
02 Jul 2018
Practice area
Commercial property
Full time
Contract type

Our ambition is to be the best council and the best city in the UK

Leeds City Council is committed to making sure all staff receive the right training and development to help deliver excellent services to the people of Leeds. Our aim is to develop an empowered, motivated and effective workforce within the Council.

We are inviting applications for three roles within legal services. The successful candidate for each post will be a Solicitor or Barrister or FCILEx. All candidates must demonstrate knowledge and experience in the specified area of law, in addition to excellent interpersonal skills. An ability to  hold a personal caseload of complex matters, to prioritise and work to tight deadlines, work flexibly to find pragmatic solutions and a willingness to develop new areas of expertise will be essential.

All roles offer the opportunity for flexible working and generous annual leave entitlement (up to 28 days, excluding bank holidays, rising to 33 days after 5 years’ service). Leeds City Council is a member of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund.

PO6 Team Leader - Principal Legal Officer  (Property & Development) – to £44,697

We are looking for a candidate who has knowledge and experience in strategic and complex general property and commercial property work to manage
a legal team, provide advice to the council and attend committees and board meetings. 

For further details and to apply for these posts go to jobs.leeds.gov.uk

Closing Date 2nd July 2018