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Property Lawyer
  • Employer: Pendle Borough Council
  • Reference: U40
  • Published: Thu 21/04/2022, 11:25 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 16/05/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: SO2 = £30,984 - £32,798 per annum plus up to £5k market supplement
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Nelson Town Hall, Lancashire

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Property Lawyer

Pendle Borough Council’s Legal Section deals with a large caseload of conveyancing work arising from its strategic objectives to achieve strong services, a strong economy, strong communities and a strong organisation within the Borough.

To help it achieve this aim, the Council is looking for a Solicitor or Legal Executive to fill this post within Legal Services.  You will deal with a caseload of complex conveyancing work, often working against tight deadlines, and will assist the Head of Legal Services in the day-to-day management of the Section. You will also supervise the Senior Legal Assistant and the Legal Assistants in carrying out conveyancing work.

In addition to a thorough knowledge of conveyancing, you will need to demonstrate achievement in providing business support for a legal or similar practice, have a sound knowledge of management practices and experience of implementing them.

The Borough of Pendle lies in the heart of Lancashire’s beautiful Pennines and is within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.
Pendle Council offers an excellent work-life balance including an Agile Working Policy which allows a flexible approach to work location, flexitime with no core hours, up to 2 days flexi leave a month, compressed working options and up to 30 days annual leave.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Howard Culshaw (Head of Legal Services) on or 01282 661637 / 07753 274117.