Principal Lawyer (Property & Contracts)
£37,998 - £45,021 per annum inclusive of outer fringe allowance
37 hours per week
We are looking for a Principal Lawyer to provide high quality customer-focused specialist legal advice to the Council and its Officers and to undertake work across all areas of Property, Contracts and Procurement.
You will need to be an admitted Solicitor or Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives or equivalent and have substantial local government experience as well as substantial conveyancing and contracts experience in complex transactions. You must be willing to work flexibly and will need to possess good communication and team working skills, together with excellent advocacy skills.
We offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that include a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.
We are just 25-30 minutes by train from London Kings Cross/St Pancras and our offices are a 5 minute walk from Welwyn Garden City train station.
Closing date for applications is 23 February 2020.
Assessments will be held week commencing 9 March 2020 and interviews will be held week commencing 23 March 2020.