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Principal Solicitor

  • Job reference: LSPS/1208
  • Location: Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: Service Care Legal are currently recruiting for an Essex based local authority, who are looking for a Principal Solicitor to join the Regeneration and Property division. Please see below further details about the role:

ROLE:Principal Solicitor
DEPARTMENT:Planning and Regeneration
RATE:£49.80 per hour
CONTRACT:3 months ongoing

The Role
*To oversee, manage and provide assistance to solicitors throughout the Property and Regeneration team
*Caseloads include, but are not limited to, disposal and acquisition of land and properties, CPOs, residential and commercial leases and licences, planning agreements and complex development agreements relating to the delivery of regeneration projects
*Provide up to date legislative support and advice to all council members
*To attend hearings when required on behalf of the council

The Person
*A qualified solicitor, lawyer or barrister with at least 5 years PQE within property
*Strong legal acumen in Property, Planning, Land and Commercial Law
*Experienced in working at a local authority level with the property team
*Ideally worked in a Principal position previously, or at least in a senior capacity

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Lloyd at Service Care Legal on 01772 208 969 or email

Service Care Legal also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.