An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic lawyer to join our busy and friendly in-house legal team.
We are looking for a lawyer to undertake a varied local government caseload but with a proven track record in and a primary focus on commercial property. The successful candidate will have a sound knowledge of general property and landlord and tenant law. The Council has a large retail and office portfolio and good experience of transactional lease work in these areas is essential but you you be prepared to assist in other areas as required.
You will provide high quality support and advice to colleagues and officers of the Council as well as providing support to other members of the legal team. We are looking for a positive, flexible and self-motivated lawyer who contributes to good team spirit in our small but friendly team.
You should be enthusiastic, confident and organised and be able to work on your own initiative able to manage a busy workload to tight deadlines.
In exchange, the Council offers support in continuing your professional development as well as a wide range of employment benefits.
The role will involve evening committee work as and when required and is based at the Civic Offices in Woking.
What we offer
In return, we offer
- A competitive salary (£43,784 - £51,424 per annum)
- Flexible benefits (£2,506 per annum)
- 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Flexi time scheme
- Membership of the local government pension scheme
- Discounted health and leisure membership
For more information please see the Job Profile and when applying please clearly identifiy how your skills and experience match the job description and person specification.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Gareth John, Head of Legal Services at Woking Borough Council on 01483 743077 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Interview date: 10 February 2022.
Previous applicants need not apply.