Team Leader Property, Commercial and Development Team

Special B/C £48,804 - £55,161 pa (the starting salary within the scale is negotiable) 37 hours per week Permanent Based at City Hall - Flexible and home working available. Department of Corporate Resources Legal and Democratic Services Property, Commercial and Development Law Team




The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.


The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert, outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.


The post holder will play a key role in the leadership and development of the Legal Service and will work with the Council’s departments to align the resources of the Team with the priorities of the Council.

An ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of complex property law matters or alternatively, extensive planning and highways experience.

The post holder will be required to exercise professional judgment on all major matters relating to the work of the Team, including advice to elected members and committees.

Significant post qualification experience of legal practice (including personal responsibility for delivering complex projects/ matters) is required in the following areas of law: - property and/or planning and highways.


The post holder will be a solicitor entitled to practice in England and holding a current practising certificate or a barrister entitled to practice in England.


If you require any further information regarding this post please email Michael Bowness – Assistant City Solicitor


Closing Date:  21st April 2021