Legal Officer

Position Title: Legal Officer
Salary: Grade 6 £25,801 to £28,785 (Bar at £27,905) per annum
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Hours: 35 per week
Work Location: Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5AN
Qualification(s) Required: Yes, ILEX Professional Diploma in Law (Level 3) or equivalent legal qualification
Closing Date: 26 April 2019
Reference: MCC166434SL/CE

Legal Services of Manchester and Salford merged in 2012. A vacancy has arisen within the Property Section, which is part of the wider Regeneration Group. This is a rare opportunity to be part of the first ever local government legal service providing first class legal support to two ambitious cities. Our vision is to be a legal service that is recognised nationally as best practice in the public sector and we are now looking for an outstanding individual to help further that vision.

Whilst demonstrating a good working knowledge of local government law, you will negotiate and draft legal documentation, including briefs/instructions to counsel, and represent the Council at meetings with clients and lawyers in respect of a wide range of Property transactions or schemes. They will also proactively and effectively manage a varied and heavy personal caseload of property transactions with the minimum of supervision.

You will have an ILEX Professional Diploma in Law (Level 3) or equivalent legal qualification, be able and committed to working in a flexible manner including outside normal office hours when the role necessitates the same. You will be a key member of the Property Section and wider Regeneration Group, confident and able to work independently and act upon your own initiative.

For an informal discussion on this role please contact Gaynor Corfe , Group Head (Property), Regeneration Division, on 0161 234 3118.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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Position Title: Legal Officer
Salary: Grade 6 £25,801 to £28,785 (Bar at £27,905) per annum
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Hours: 35 per week
Work Location: Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5AN
Qualification(s) Required: Yes, ILEX Professional Diploma in Law (Level 3) or equivalent legal qualification
Closing Date: 26 April 2019
Reference: MCC166434SL/CE

Legal Services of Manchester and Salford merged in 2012. A vacancy has arisen within the Property Section, which is part of the wider Regeneration Group. This is a rare opportunity to be part of the first ever local government legal service providing first class legal support to two ambitious cities. Our vision is to be a legal service that is recognised nationally as best practice in the public sector and we are now looking for an outstanding individual to help further that vision.

Whilst demonstrating a good working knowledge of local government law, you will negotiate and draft legal documentation, including briefs/instructions to counsel, and represent the Council at meetings with clients and lawyers in respect of a wide range of Property transactions or schemes. They will also proactively and effectively manage a varied and heavy personal caseload of property transactions with the minimum of supervision.

You will have an ILEX Professional Diploma in Law (Level 3) or equivalent legal qualification, be able and committed to working in a flexible manner including outside normal office hours when the role necessitates the same. You will be a key member of the Property Section and wider Regeneration Group, confident and able to work independently and act upon your own initiative.

For an informal discussion on this role please contact Gaynor Corfe , Group Head (Property), Regeneration Division, on 0161 234 3118.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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Role Profile: Legal Officer.pdf