Regeneration Lead Lawyer – Property & Planning
Permanent - Full Time (36 hours)
HOS1 (£53,496 - £71,328)
This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented professional to join our friendly, committed and highly regarded in-house legal team.
Enfield Council has embarked on an ambitious programme of regeneration and housing development and we are looking to recruit an experienced lawyer to act as our Regeneration Lead within the legal team. The successful candidate will play a lead role in facilitating the delivery of our regeneration plans by working with colleagues across the Council. The post holder will carry a varied caseload, including development agreements, commercial and residential property transactions, planning and highways issues, compulsory purchase matters, governance and ancillary issues involved in larger projects.
The successful candidate must have excellent communication and drafting skills and the ability to provide clear and concise legal advice to a variety of audiences. The role will sometimes require working outside normal office hours and cross-working with other teams within the department.
Applicants are invited to submit a C.V. together with a supporting statement, addressing the criteria outlined in the job role and person specification. The role is open to Solicitors, Barristers or Fellows of CILEX.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council
An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
A blend of remote and office based working for most roles.
Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working.
How to apply:
This role requires that you upload 2 documents - in the "Document upload" section of the online application form.
1. A supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.
2. Your CV
Please note if your supporting statement is longer than 2 pages your application may not be considered or reviewed
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing at 23:59 on Tuesday 5th July 2022
Interview date: TBC
We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
To apply, please click on the link below.
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Elizabeth Anastasi on 020 8132 1615 or email@example.com
If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Elizabeth Paraskeva on 020 8132 1447 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.