Do you want to be part of an experienced and enthusiastic team?
Are you looking for a role with variety, where you can be relied on for your expertise and experience?
Do your skills currently include the ability to progress real estate instructions quickly and effectively ?
Waverley Borough Council is based in Godalming, Surrey and is recruiting to a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Commercial Property & Regeneration Lawyer to join a friendly team on a hybrid working basis.
In this role you’ll be required to handle a range of property law matters, including:
- Sales and purchases of land
- Landlord and tenant matters
The successful candidate will also, from time to time, be involved in and expected to advise upon regeneration projects within the Borough.
Previous public sector experience is desirable, although commercial property Lawyers from private practice backgrounds are still encouraged to apply. What’s more important for us is a lawyer who is sufficiently experienced so that they can deal with some of our diverse and interesting cases. This is likely to involve preparing, negotiating and advising on all aspects of the council’s real estate business. This could range from small property matters to large projects involving multiple agencies and client interests, including the third sector and charitable organisations.
We are looking for enthusiastic individual with initiative, a proactive approach to problem solving and a real commitment to the job. In return for this we can offer you an excellent benefits package alongside a flexible, modern working environment equipped with the technology needed to enable you to balance the pressures of a busy role.
Waverley Borough Council Benefits:
- Local Government Pensions Scheme – considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.
- Flexible working arrangements – we offer flexible hours and remote working with the aim to give everyone a balanced work / life ratio.
- Family Friendly policies.
- This is a hybrid post with a combination of home and office working.
- A generous minimum annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum plus public holidays and the opportunity to accrue flexi leave
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Mark Watkins, Borough Solicitor on 01483 523253.
We do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Strictly no agencies please.
Closing date for applications: 9.00am on Thursday 5th October 2023
Interview date: Thursday 12 October 2023
Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert
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