oneSource is a fully integrated shared legal service. We advise Newham and Havering; two busy innovative and progressive Councils which require a skilled Property Lawyer to help them achieve their goals. We are constantly looking for better ways to deliver legal services and we hope you will want to be part of this exciting challenge.
Lawyer – Property
Legal & Governance
Up to £43,590
We are seeking a Property Lawyer to join our Property Legal Team. Based in Newham, but willing to travel to other offices when necessary, you will be a qualified lawyer with a good understanding of the workings of local government including its financial, legal and political context.
We can provide you with varied and exciting work in a dynamic business environment. The team is based in stunning modern offices overlooking London City Airport, directly next to public transport to central London.
You will provide legal expertise in Property Law; contributing to the delivery of high quality, solution focused legal work, to clients in both Newham and Havering.
You will have excellent legal research skills including using online resources and have the ability to apply this to practical situations. Possessing good oral and written communication skills.
In addition you will possess commercial awareness and understanding of client needs alongside excellent client care skills.
The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.
The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
Closing date: - Sunday 5th April 2020 at 11.59pm
Please submit your C.V. with a covering letter outlining how you would be suitable for the role with due regard to the person specification attached to the job description.
Good luck with your application.