Senior Lawyer, Regeneration & Property

England, London, Woolwich
£45834 - £48819 per annum
14 May 2021
05 Jun 2021
Sarah Thompson
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Are you a Senior Regeneration & Property Lawyer with local government experience and looking for variety and challenge?

Royal Greenwich is proud to be a borough synonymous with first class modern services. A world heritage site, our communities are vibrant and diverse, and our elected members are ambitious to realise the potential of the borough whilst working within a challenging financial environment. Greenwich Legal Services is committed to being a high performing in-house legal service which plays an essential part in the achievement of the Royal Borough's priorities and objectives for the benefit of our community.

You will join us at an exciting time as the Royal Borough continues with its on-going ambitious regeneration programme.

The job

We are looking to recruit an experienced, skilled and dynamic Senior Regeneration & Property Lawyer with a 'can do' approach who will join our Regeneration & Property Team and play a vital role in the next stage of our continuous improvement journey.

Utilising skills and experience gained within a similar position, you will report to the Assistant Head of Legal Services (Regeneration & Property) and will have your own complex and varied caseload on matters including regeneration, commercial property, homeownership and land transactions.

The role will involve supervising and managing junior staff and providing legal advice and support to committees, members and senior officers, and taking any appropriate measures to ensure continued legal service delivery. You will also need to build a strong rapport and work collaboratively with our colleagues across the Council.

You must be a qualified solicitor or barrister holding a current practising certificate, or FiLex.

Rewards and Benefits of working for us:

  • Commitment to provide development opportunities to staff
  • Agile working
  • 28 days annual leave, rising to 31 days annual leave after 5 years' service.
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities to maximise your potential
  • Annual season ticket loan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Staff Networks
  • Closing Date: 6th June 2021

    Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

    Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.