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Principal Conveyancing Officer (Affordable Housing Programme)

Vacancy Summary
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
£36,514 - £43,260 inclusive of outer fringe allowance
Council Offices, Campus East, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
17/10/2017 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Principal Conveyancing Officer (Affordable Housing Programme)
Fixed Term Contract - 1 year

£36,514 - £43,260 inclusive of outer fringe allowance

We are looking for an experienced and senior lawyer to join our busy, friendly legal team located in a very convenient town centre location with excellent transport links.

This is a key role which will lead on the delivery and co-ordination of legal support to the Council’s Affordable Housing Programme. This includes housing regeneration work encompassing various types of conveyancing transactions, contracts, compulsory purchase and related infrastructure projects.  You will be the main legal adviser for this project.

You will provide legal clearance to the committee reports dealing with all affordable housing matters. You may be required to provide supervision to more junior lawyers supporting aspects of the programme, co-ordinate any external legal advice commissioned for the project and cover for the Legal Services Manager as appropriate.

Previous experience in these areas and knowledge of local government law are essential as you will be expected to hit the ground running with a substantial caseload.

You will be an excellent team player and organised with strong client facing skills and the ability to pro-actively meet key deadlines in accordance with the Council’s Delivery Plan for the Affordable Housing Programme.

Closing date is 17 October 2017.          

Assessment and interviews will be held on 31 October 2017.



Equal Opportunities
Welwyn Hatfield – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
How to apply
Please apply online via the link below. Please read the job description and person specification fully before applying for this vacancy. It is essential you refer to the person specification when completing your application, particularly the additional information section. You must demonstrate how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification and give examples to support your statements. If you do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the role your application will be unsuccessful.
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