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Property Solicitor

  • Location:

    Worcestershire

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

  • Contact email:

    ekatona@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ431776_1625655584

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-06

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Property Solicitor- Worcestershire County Council
£35/h

Purpose of job:

To contribute in the provision of an effective and efficient legal service to and for the Council and its components and such other bodies as the Council may from time to time agree to provide with the service and to be a lead advisor and expert on Property matters.


Main Activities & Responsibilities:


* To undertake complex conveyancing and other related tasks, across a range of expertise, which may include local government law, academy conversions, acquisitions, disposals , leases, agreements and compulsory purchase and related orders. These matters often have significant impact for the Council, often working on cross-directorate issues and requiring creative appraisal.

* To act as advocate in any forum; to conduct legal proceedings including debt collection; to appear before tribunals and public inquiries.

* To research legal questions arising from the work of the Council or its components or associated public bodies for whom the Head of Legal & Democratic Services (whether or not in that capacity) also act.

* To keep abreast of developments in relevant areas of law, best practice and innovative approaches to problem solving.

* To participate in the provision of a comprehensive legal advice service, to communicate in writing and verbally to Member Bodies and Officers of the Council, and to deal with relevant external contacts, including the public. This may involve complex and contentious issues, and to attend meetings where required.