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Commercial Property Lawyer

  • Job reference: EC2405COMMPROPCHESH
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified, Qualified
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Location: Cheshire
Job Type: Locum
Area of Expertise: Commercial Property Solicitor
Salary: £35 LTD+ per hour DOE

A placement for a Commercial Property Solicitor to work within the Commercial Property team of a local authority in Cheshire for a period of 2 months with a likely extension. The placement is full time and you will be working with complex and sensitive casework including advising on a range of policy and strategy, major projects and developments. In particular you will be supporting the Council's redevelopment and infrastructure projects.

*Deal with complex and sensitive case work in commercial property
*Support the commercialisation plans of the Council's Alternative Service Delivery Vehicles
*Lead the legal side of major transformation, redevelopment and infrastructure programmes
*Represent the Legal Services department and Council at Cabinet, Committees, Boards, Panels, officer groups and at regional, national and European levels
*Advise on the implications of new legislation and case law
*Advise on legal, ethical and governance issues
*Manage team budgets

*Experience of working for a local authority
*Admitted solicitor or barrister
*Experience of political awareness and successful management of issues relating to politics
*In depth knowledge of Commercial Law or Contract Law or Property Law
*Current knowledge of local government legislation and government guidance
*Understanding of data production, freedom of information and confidentiality requirements
*Able to appropriately motivate and influence people
*Ability to plan, meet deadlines, initiate and implement change an prioritise competing demands
*IT skills
Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

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