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Solicitor – Commercial Property and Contracts

Hybrid with travel to Bristol
£47,560 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)
Closing date
4 Mar 2024

Solicitor Commercial Property and Contracts

22.5 hours per week

£47,560 (pro rata)

Location: Hybrid with travel to Bristol

Closing date: 04 March 2024

Ref: SUS4212


If you're a motivated and experienced commercial property solicitor seeking a challenging, rewarding and varied role, apply now to join our dynamic team at Sustrans.

As custodians of the National Cycle Network, it’s Sustrans’ role to care for it, improve it and champion a long-term vision for its future. The Solicitor provides advice and works with colleagues, landowners and other stakeholders including external solicitors on any necessary transactions. You’ll also work with our Contracts Officer to identify risks in contracts where we’re commissioned to deliver new projects. Your role will influence our Asset strategy, inform key decisions on which work projects we take on and enable colleagues to understand legal implications and proceed with confidence.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Advising and providing conveyancing services to enable land, or rights over land, to be divested or acquired, in England and Wales
  • Advising colleagues on contracts where we are being commissioned or funded to undertake new projects
  • Acting as a sounding board to non-lawyers in Sustrans who regularly review contracts  We offer true hybrid working, a flexible mix of working from home and occasional travel to a nearby office hub.

Key Requirements

  • Experienced commercial property solicitor
  • Experience of providing advice on and drafting amendments to commercial contracts
  • Ability to provide pragmatic advice and communicate effectively with stakeholders of varying legal knowledge.

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