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Chief Lawyer – Property Division

City of London Corporation
London (City of), London (Greater)
£72,390 - £82,160 p.a. inclusive of London Weighting.
Closing date
21 Feb 2024

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Practice area
Commercial property
Contract type
Full time
4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years+

Job Details

The City of London Corporation is the local authority for the Square Mile. We carry out the usual functions of a local authority, but we also have important wider responsibilities for areas you might not associate with the City - the Barbican Centre, the City of London Police, open spaces such as Hampstead Heath, and markets such as Smithfield are examples which bring a unique and interesting flavour to this post of Chief lawyer.

We are seeking to recruit a Chief Lawyer who can demonstrate excellent legal, technical and professional skills to advise on a wide range of legal issues, including all aspects of Property Commercial Law and some residential/housing law.

Applicants should also have experience of managing and leading teams of professional lawyers, business operations and be able to demonstrate an ability to manage and have developed a high level of expertise in the legal areas relevant to the post.

Applicants will be solicitors or barristers FILEX/CILEX members with at least 10 years post qualification experience preferably with some experience at a senior level in local government.

If you would like an informal discussion first, please contact Kirpal Kaur, Chief Lawyer/Assistant City Solicitor on

Closing date:12 noon on 21 February 2024.

Interviews will be held on 6 March 2024.


To apply online please click the apply button.


Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24 hr answerphone) quoting reference number OOLS0136.  A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 



City of London Corporation

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