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Specialist Lawyer (Property & Commercial)
  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: 2/22/218283
  • Published: Mon 07/11/2022, 8:37 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 27/11/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £44,601 - £49,938
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Millmead House Offices, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB, Surrey

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Specialist Lawyer (Property & Commercial)

Lawyer - Property & Commercial

Full time 

Salary £44,601 to £49,938 per annum     

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic lawyer to join our dynamic property team. 

Providing legal advice and support to the Council as a Property & Commercial specialist the work will cover a wide range of property matters from land and commercial transactions to community facilities and right to buy.  As part of the inhouse legal team you will have the opportunity to help to shape the future for Guildford whilst working on development projects and advising on governance matters.

The legal team at Guildford has a real team spirit, regularly holding social events to bring the team together to celebrate their hard work and successes throughout the year.  It is also a diverse team with a wide range of experience, and you will have the opportunity to grow and expand your knowledge with the support of the team whilst providing mentoring and guidance to colleagues.    

You must be a qualified solicitor, barrister, legal executive (Fellow) or equivalent with experience of commercial property. Although you will be based from our offices close to Guildford Town Centre we offer flexible working and will consider both full time and part time applications.  

In return, we offer an opportunity to undertake interesting, varied and high profile work, job satisfaction, training and work life balance.  In addition you will be rewarded with an attractive package of staff benefits which includes local government pension scheme membership, flexible work arrangements, remote working, generous leave, tax savings on child care costs, training and development, annual subscription for professional membership to a professional organisation and staff discounts.

For more information about the role, contact Claire Beesly, Senior Legal Specialist (Commercial, Corporate & Property) 01483 444144 and email

Closing date for applications 27th November 2022

Proposed date for interviews 1st & 2nd December 2022

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About Guildford

Guildford is a regional centre for leisure, business, education, shopping and culture set in beautiful countryside that includes the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Guildford is a thriving market town and is a principal shopping destination with a vibrant night time economy. The town’s geographical location provides excellent transport links in all directions, London is just 30 minutes away on the train and the town is well-served by frequent bus routes and subsidised Park and Ride facilities.  All of this contributes to a quality of life that attracts many people to live, work in and visit Guildford.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and post-holders to share this commitment.  To fulfil this commitment we have robust systems in place for the safe recruitment of staff and volunteers.