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Team Leader - Commercial Lawyer - Yorkshire

  • Job reference: JW - 3/16
  • Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified, Qualified
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We are currently recruiting for a Local Authority in the Yorkshire area, who are looking for an experienced Commercial Property, Development and or Planning Locum Team Leader / Senior Solicitor to join their legal team for an initial 8 weeks, followed by likely extension.

*Significant post qualification experience of legal practice (including personal responsibility for delivering complex projects/matters) is required in the following areas of law:
oproperty and/or planning and highways.
oLocal government experience is also desirable but not essential
*The Postholder will be a solicitor entitled to practice in England and holding a current practising certificate or a barrister entitled to practice in England and holding a current practising certificate.
* To play a key part in the leadership and development of the Legal Service during a period of change and to provide and develop a comprehensive range of legal services in the areas of Commercial, Property, Development and Licensing Law for the Council.
*To play an active role in both the Legal Management Team and the Legal & Democratic Departmental Management Team in delivering organisational change, service improvement and collaborative working with other services.
*To work with the Council's departments to align the resources of the Commercial, Property and Development Law Team with the priorities of the Council.

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact John Wilson on
Telephone 01772 208969
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We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact John on 01772 208969 with any referrals.

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.