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Team Leader - Major Projects Solicitor

Job Description

Service Care Legal are currently working alongside a Local Authority, based in Oxfordshire, which is in need of an experienced Commercial Property Lawyer to head up their Major Projects team. This is an exciting opportunity to manage a well oiled and cohesive team at a fast-paced Local Authority.

ROLE: Team Leader Solicitor - Major Projects, Contracts and Property team

RATE: £60-£70ph umbrella (negotiable)


LOCATION: Oxfordshire, office attendance would be required twice a week

The Role:

  • Assisting the Legal Services Manager in the strategic management of the Legal Service
  • Manage your own caseload of Major Projects, Contracts and Property legal work whilst assisting other members of the team with theirs
  • Representing the Council before the courts, tribunals and public enquiries as required
  • Contributing to the achievement of the Council's corporate priorities and objectives by aligning the legal services provided by your team

The Person:

  • Someone with prior Local Authority legal experience within at least one of the teams legal disciplines (Major Projects, Contracts and Property) is essential. Ideally someone who has a good understanding of all three disciplines
  • Someone with experience of managing a team of legal professionals
  • A qualified Solicitor, Lawyer of Legal executive with 5+ years PQE


  • Flexible hours
  • Hybrid working
  • Weekly pay

If this 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 telephone at 01772208969 .

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