Property Lawyer

We are working with a Shared Legal Service in the Northern Home Counties region looking for a permanent 2+ PQE Property Lawyer to join their department.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to achieve a genuine work/life balance whilst doing challenging and interesting work. There are no line management duties required.

The role offers a salary of (£43,000 – £48,950 DOE) and an excellent benefits package. This is a full – time position with the council operating on a flexible working environment.

About the position:

Property Lawyers are expected to undertake the following duties:

Provide legal advice in relation to commercial property law matters and large scale regeneration and development projects To independently conduct complex transactions involving commercial property related matters Manage your own legal research whilst interpreting legislation and summarising the key points of relevant legislation and case law Develop client relationships and identify areas for expansion of work on behalf of the shared legal service About you:

The successful Property Lawyer will be a 2+ PQE admitted Solicitor, Barrister or CILEX of England and Wales with a current practising certificate. Good knowledge of commercial property law and practices are essential.

You must have a demonstrated ability to work under your own initiative, anticipate challenges and deal with them proactively. You must be able to work unsupervised with a flexible approach to teamwork, driven by delivering a high-quality service, and have a positive attitude towards building relationships with the team. You must have the ability to evaluate information in complex situations and confidently make decisions independently.

You must also be flexible to travel to other office locations when necessary.

It is important that anyone joining the council is committed to these areas of law and can demonstrate the importance of health and safety as well as having the awareness and understanding of equal opportunities and other people’s behaviour, physical, social and welfare needs.

The ability to work under pressure is imperative, be self-motivated, and able to work to deadlines.

Previous local authority experience is essential.

To register your interest in the role, please send your updated CV to

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.

If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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Melanie Musoke

Melanie Musoke

Consultant - Local Government