Lawyer (Conveyancing)

Location
Lancaster, Lancashire
Salary
Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted
24 May 2019
Closes
11 Jun 2019
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Lawyer (Conveyancing)

The current salary grade for this post is:

  Up to £40,000 per annum   VAC REF:  32_19

This post is permanent and politically restricted.

Lancaster City Council’s Legal Services are seeking to appoint a qualified Conveyancing Lawyer to deal with a diverse and demanding caseload relating to commercial, residential and industrial property, landlord/tenant, and other commercial property matters. The post involves taking the lead on complex conveyancing and other commercial transactions with particular emphasis on commercial redevelopment and leasing. The post holder will be required to provide advice in relation to major and complex project work, as well as routine conveyancing transactions, and therefore knowledge of procurement and contract law either in a public or private sector environment is likely to be useful.

You will be part of a supportive team of Lawyers with a passion for excellence in the provision of local government legal services. This post is suitable for candidates looking for a longer term career in the public sector.

We offer excellent terms and conditions, and are happy to consider flexible working, part time and job share applications. We value all applications from Lawyers whether in house or private practice.

The hours of work for this position is 37 hours per week, working Monday to Friday and will be based at Lancaster Town Hall. The Council currently operates a Flexible Working Hours Scheme, which applies to this post.

Should you wish to have an informal discussion about this post please contact Rephael Walmsley in Legal Services on 01524 582021.

Excellent benefits include: A Local Government Pension Scheme (the Council makes a 15.5% contribution). Discounted gym membership and discount on days out, activities and retail.

Closing date: Tuesday, 11 June 2019

To apply online and for further details please visit www.lancaster.gov.uk/jobs. Alternatively please call 01524 582077.

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