Senior Lawyer, Commercial and Projects
Salary range: £53,478 - £56,496 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
Join an exciting Legal Service
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here. The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
Following a recent restructure, a number of new posts in a variety of disciplines are available in the Commercial Team within the Council’s Legal Service. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated lawyers to join us in Brent’s impressive Civic Centre, located right next to Wembley Stadium and just a 12 minute train ride from Baker Street and a 21 minute train ride from Kings Cross. So if you are a skilled professional looking for challenging and rewarding work in a demanding but supportive environment, this is the opportunity you have been waiting for
We are looking for a Senior Lawyer, Commercial and Projects to join our Commercial Team, to advise on a range of complex contract and regeneration matters and on the commercial vehicles through which the council carries out some of its activities and to support the council in commissioning and managing external legal support where necessary.
You will need to demonstrate excellent contracts and commercial knowledge and experience, commercial acumen and the ability to give clear and proactive advice, often at short notice. You will need to be enthusiastic about working as part of multidisciplinary teams on challenging projects.
Closing Date: 21 August 2017 (23:59)
Assessment & Interview Date: w/c 4 or 11 September 2017
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with a disability as they are under represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.