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Property and Commercial Lawyer
  • Employer: Burnley Borough Council
  • Reference: 158
  • Published: Mon 15/11/2021, 10:15 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 06/12/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.25 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,876 - £43,857
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Burnley, Lancashire

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Property and Commercial Lawyer

Legal & Democratic Services

Property & Commercial Lawyer

Grade 13

£40,876 - £43,857

An opportunity has arisen for a Property and Commercial Lawyer to join Legal Services at Burnley Council.

Working within a small team you will conduct and manage a wide range of property – related work including sales and purchases of land, compulsory purchase orders, landlord and tenant matters, regeneration projects as well as advising upon and drafting commercial contracts and agreements.

The successful candidate will have post qualification experience in property and contracts and an ability to manage a varied and complex caseload.

The successful candidate will be a Solicitor, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives or a Licensed Conveyancer. 

Burnley is situated in Pennine Lancashire with its compact urban area stretching along the two river valleys of the Brun and Calder.  It has a thriving town centre and is surrounded by attractive countryside. Burnley has excellent transport links around the region including a direct train line to Manchester.

The Council offers a generous pension scheme, holiday entitlement and exceptional work/life balance initiatives. This is an opportunity not to be missed.

If you wish to find out more information about the role please contact Catherine Waudby, Head of Legal and Democratic Services on 01282 477198/ cwaudby@burnley.gov.uk.