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Local authority Legal Officer 5176777


Job Description:

Local authority Legal Officer needed Bradford £13.19ph ref 5176777

Full time hours on a temporary basis.


Key Purpose of Post:

To assist the Team Leader, Deputy Team Leader, Senior Lawyers and Lawyers in the provision of high quality professional legal services in the areas of Commercial, Property and Development Law for the Client. 


The main areas of law covered by the team are property, commercial, development (planning , highways ), licensing and pensions and investment law.  The focus of the post will be on Development Law matters.. 


Main Responsibilities of Post:

The postholder has authority to make day-to-day operational decisions, with considerable delegation in the day-to-day operation of the work, referring or bringing to the attention of the Senior Lawyers and Lawyers complex and/or sensitive issues and cases and contributes to and assists the implementation of new policies/procedures but is not expected to make strategic decisions.


The exercise of judgement in managing a caseload of routine cases, under the overall guidance of the Team Leader is required.


Depending on progress in the career progression scheme, the post-holder is expected to work with minimum supervision only, seeking guidance on particularly complex or sensitive issues in undertaking all professional responsibilities and liaising with Senior Lawyers and Lawyers where appropriate.


The post-holder will have contact with officers within the client departments, private practice solicitors and barristers, staff and managers of other agencies such as the Land Registry, Court Service, Planning Inspectorate, Police, Incommunities, NHS Trusts, members of the public and expert witnesses.


The main duties of the post are:


To have responsibility for the conduct of a wide range of town and country planning, highways local authority matters





If you are interested in the role, please email your CV to [email protected]  quoting the reference number


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  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Legal

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