Kirklees Council Legal Officer
The Real Estate team is one of the specialized legal teams within Legal Services. The team works for the council on real estate transactions, both routine, such as commercial leases and tape sales, and complex, including high-value strategic projects. You might be new to the field or more experienced – for less experienced candidates, extensive training and support is available. You could be a lawyer, lawyer or FiLex or you could be a paralegal with the right experience or aptitude for this job. You should be a confident lawyer with a business approach and “can do” to achieve the Board`s goals. You will have the opportunity to advise other lawyers on the property legal team on development and restructuring matters. Kirklees Council Legal Services is one of the largest law firms in the region and is responsible for providing and contracting legal work required by Kirklees` Council and partner organisations. You must also advise and represent adult protection matters and be willing to develop your skills in this area. The focus is on training and personal development, and you should have the ability to develop skills and knowledge in the field of legal issues affecting a large local authority.
To be shortlisted for this position, please show how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the employee specification, attached job profile and orientation sheet. We will pre-screen candidates based on the answers in this section, so it is important that you provide a complete answer. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE THE ADVERTISEMENT PREMATURELY IF WE RECEIVE SUFFICIENT APPLICATIONS. The council has exciting plans for the development and regeneration of our area and we are looking for a real estate lawyer to help us turn our plans into reality. Location: High Street Buildings, Huddersfield (flexible working, including working from home) Up to £34,373 – (Subject to experience and career development) If you would like to have an informal discussion about these jobs, please call Margaret Miller, Legal Officer – Head of Child and Adult Protection Team on 01484 221 000. The position is suitable for a candidate who wants to broaden their knowledge in one of the most diverse real estate practices you will find. The Council has ambitious plans for Kirklees` economic recovery and development. When you join Kirklees, you`ll have access to a range of benefits, including generous vacation rights, flexible working (including working from home) and an excellent pension. You will be part of a support team – which is strongly committed to educating and training our employees. We are located in the city centre, well located for transport links to major northern cities including Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield. These are new positions that are part of our ongoing commitment to building a modern service that meets the needs of our child and adult protection services.
We consider newly qualified candidates who are enthusiastic and committed to a career in the public sector and who have experience in one of the areas listed below from their time as an intern. The main purpose of this article is to secure child rights disputes, and you should prepare cases for the court, act as a lawyer, and hire a lawyer if necessary. For an informal discussion about the role, contact Marc Ellis on 01484 221000. To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position as described in the “Employee Specification”. You could be newly qualified or more experienced – training and support are available for less experienced candidates. We are looking for a motivated lawyer to join our litigation team – particularly for residential construction. You`ll have your own heavy payload, managing a variety of complex real estate and renovation work related to residential growth and large-scale projects. We offer mobile and agile work as well as access to municipal pension plans. You get 27.5 days (+8 public holidays) and increase to 32.5 days of vacation after 5 years of service You must be a qualified (or soon qualified) attorney with a current professional certificate, an attorney or a member of the Institute of Legal Executives holding a certificate of civil procedure (or is an executive attorney). Experience in at least one of the following areas of work is necessary and desirable for others Flexibility and a positive attitude are essential, as is the desire to work as part of a support and dedication team. The team is currently at home due to Covid restrictions and the service will continue to rely on flexible working in the future. They provide procurement advice, draft tender documents, contracts and other business documents, and advise on commercial law and projects.
This vacancy is open. We reserve the right to close this vacancy as soon as a sufficient number of suitable applications have been received. It is advisable to apply early to avoid disappointment, as applications are evaluated regularly. You need to be a confident, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic lawyer with a business approach. We are looking for a real estate lawyer with extensive experience to join and co-lead our real estate team. They should be able or experienced with complex application forms and court documents to support municipal applications in public children`s law proceedings. It is a great platform from which you can progress to a higher position in the legal department, developing your professional skills and qualifications in the process. You must be a lawyer or qualified lawyer with an up-to-date certificate of practice or a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives or equivalent.
We are looking for motivated lawyers for a range of purchases, contracts and commercial matters. The Child and Adult Protection Team is one of the specialist teams of the Legal Service and acts on behalf of the Council on a wide range of issues, including public law proceedings relating to children, the Protection Court and, more generally, advice to social work teams responsible for providing services to children or vulnerable adults.