Property Solicitor, Commercial & Contracts Solicitor

A & A,
£18 per hour
11 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Templine Employment Agency, specialist division of a & a Recruitment, is looking to recruit 2 experienced and professional Solicitors for a client based in Leicester. Location: Leicester, LE1 area Pay rate: £18.00 per hour Working hours: 37 hours per week Monday – Friday, between 09:00 am – 17:00 pm Full-time temporary on going The successful candidates will be performing duties involved in providing a comprehensive legal service to the local authority, based in Leicester. The Property Solicitor post will be in the Commercial, Property & Planning Department and the post holder must have recent in depth knowledge and post qualification of property law, practice and procedure at an advanced level, including Compulsory Purchase, landlord and tenant law and major property transactions linked to development projects. The Commercial & Contracts Solicitor post will be in the Corporate Resources & Support Department and the post holder must have recent in depth knowledge and post qualification of commercial and contract (including public procurement) law, practice and procedure at an advanced level. Duties: • To provide high quality legal services to the public bodies, employers and clients. • To ensure these services are provided in accordance with standards required by client departments and other recipients of the service in a manner which is purposive, meets client need and achieves corporate priorities in a changing legal landscape • To assist in the supervision and training of less experienced staff. • To be flexible so as to work in other disciplines and in multi-disciplinary project teams as required/appropriate, acting as work-stream lead if needed. Essential skills and experience needed: • Good written and oral communication skills • Demonstrable skills in giving clear, accurate and timely advice orally and in writing • Research and analysis skills • Demonstrates a problem solving approach to meet the client’s needs • Demonstrable skills and strengths in negotiation, drafting, giving advice, persuading and influencing • Willing and able to adapt to new and differing areas of work and or procedures If you are interested in this job role, please forward your CV in Microsoft Word format (PDF versions will NOT be considered) to Karolina at Templine Recruitment, Leicester. This job was originally posted as

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