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Property Solicitor

Job Description

Service Care Legal are currently working alongside a local authority, based in Staffordshire, which is in need of a Property Solicitor to join their team. In this role, you will provide expert legal advice and representation on a wide range of property-related matters. This role requires a strong understanding of property law and a proactive approach to legal challenges.

ROLE: Property Solicitor

LOCATION: Staffordshire - occasional office attendance

RATE: £50-£55ph

CONTRACT LENGTH: 3 months ongoing

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive legal advice on a variety of property transactions e.g. lease renewals, land disposals, land swap/transfers, deeds of release, discharge of covenants, easements/adoption, new lettings/surrenders, ad hoc property advice e.g. rent arrears/possession etc.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate legal documents related to property transactions.
  • Represent the council in property-related negotiations and legal proceedings.

The Person

  • Qualified solicitor with a current practising certificate.
  • Significant experience in property law, ideally within a public sector or local authority setting.
  • Have strong drafting and negotiation skills.


  • Flexible working arrangements to support a healthy work-life balance.
  • Continuous professional development opportunities.
  • Weekly pay

If this Property Solicitor vacancy sounds like an opportunity that is right for you or someone you know, then don't hesitate to get in touch with Hugh Barnes via email,, or via phone at 01772208969 .

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.