A vibrant and diverse borough, from the soaringheights of Canary Wharf to the bustling street market on Petticoat Lane, TowerHamlets is home to some of London’s most recognisable street scenes. Thisvibrant borough is also one of London’s most diverse: a proud melting pot ofcultures and traditions that makes Tower Hamlets such a unique place to live,work, learn and do business. Based in East London, with excellent transport links and in closeproximity to Canary Wharf, our borough is a fascinating place to work with arich history and heritage and a diverse community.Itis an exciting time in Tower Hamlets and a great opportunity to join theCouncil and help shape its future. Tower Hamlets has an established Lexcelaccredited Legal Team that provides services to the Council across the fullrange of its functions. We strive toprovide excellent services and pride ourselves on the exciting variety of workwe undertake in-house. We have recentlyrestructured our service to better align with the council’s functions and meetits changing needs and are now looking for experienced and highly motivated professionalsto join the existing team.
This post ispolitically restricted in accordance with section 2 of the Local Government& Housing Act 1989.
You will be the lead lawyer forProperty and Regeneration and deal with some high profile projects. Reportingto the Head of Commercial and Contracts, you will manage a busy team of lawyersand be responsible for the provision of high quality solution focussed servicesto internal and external clients.
You will be able to demonstratesignificant experience in the area of Property and Regeneration work and asound understanding of the applicable legal framework and practice. You will also be able to demonstrate experienceof managing a team and of dealing with senior officers and Members of the Council.
You mustbe a Solicitor or Barrister with significant relevant PQE.