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Property Lawyer

  • Location

    Dorset, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £32234 - £44863 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Natalie Ferguson

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Lawyer - Property, Dorchester

Permanent, 37 hours per week

Salary £32,234 -£44,863

We have an exciting opportunity to join Dorset Council's legal team based in Dorchester. We are looking for an enthusiastic lawyer - Property with a pro-active approach to join the Property team.

Are you looking for a flexible approach to work? Our aim is to allow employees a great work-life-balance and we would be open to discussing this with you.

You will be working in a supportive team of five that carries out transactional work and provides advice on a wide range of property and related matters.

The role is to provide legal advice and assistance to officers and members across the Council's Directorates and client bodies such as Tricuro and Dorset Fire and Rescue Authority. The work covers a variety of property matters including sales and purchases of freeholds, the grant and acceptance of leases including of commercial and agricultural premises and the grant of easements and occupational licences. The Council has an ongoing programme of academy conversions, community asset transfers and other projects.

This is a unique opportunity to join a new council in Dorset - home to the spectacular Jurassic Coast and thriving market towns and villages with a strong sense of community and identity.

On 1 April 2019, five district and borough councils and the county council were replaced by the new Dorset Council which will deliver more efficient, accessible and modern public services.

You will have the opportunity to build your career in a modern, flexible and inclusive organisation, and this is an exciting time to join - at the start of our journey together.

For more information about our new council visit www.DorsetCouncil.gov.uk/about

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Mary Dolley at Dorset Council on 01305 838220 or Natalie Ferguson at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642.

For further details or to apply: https://jobs.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/legal-democratic-dorset-county-council-lawyer-property/34334.job

Closing date 21st March 2021

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