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Senior Chartered Legal Executive/Licensed Conveyancer: Conveyancing

Walsall Council - Walsall

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Chartered Legal Executive or Licensed Conveyancer to join the Conveyancing team.

Walsall Council, a unitary authority, carries out a wide variety of conveyancing and property development work within the borough. You will be working with a highly motivated team.

The position has become available due to the retirement of a member of staff.

The property team deals with a wide range of work, from leases and licences to development agreements, from secure dedications of open spaces to comprehensive redevelopments.

The successful applicant will be expected to manage their own caseload and report to the Principal Solicitor for the Built & Natural Environment Team. Considerable experience in conveyancing and property development is preferred.

Walsall is a great place to work, with extensive regeneration taking place within the borough and planned for its future. Recent developments have delivered a new college, the start of development of the Walsall Waterfront with new residential accommodation, hotels, retail and leisure facilities.

As an employer we provide an attractive employment package which includes:

  • A generous annual leave entitlement offering a minimum 27 days leave per year (for this post) plus 9 concessionary days
  • A flexible working scheme that allows up to a further 12 days leave per year
  • Access to an award-winning pension scheme
  • Promotion of training and development opportunities to all our employees
  • A genuine commitment to equality of opportunity for our staff and customers - we aim to employ a representative workforce that reflects the communities we serve

We advertise vacancies because we want the best talent available. If that's you, we're waiting for your application.

Should you have any queries or questions about the role, please contact: Alison Sargent - Principal Solicitor, Built & Natural Environment Tel: 01922 654834 or email: alison.sargent@walsall.gov.uk

This post is covered by the Government's Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.

To apply please visit our website.

Closing date: Sunday, 15 September 2019

Interviews: w/c 23 September 2019

Politically Restricted

Legislation imposes restrictions on political activity for certain local government employees. This position is designated as a politically restricted (sensitive) posts as set out in Part 1 of the Local Government & Housing Act 1989 and the Local Government (Political Restrictions) Regulations 1990 (LGO(PR)R 1990 [SI 851] and S.30 of the Local Democracy Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

Salary: G9 - £32,552 - £37,475 per annum
Job Type: Full-time
Reference:   RT67019
Contact: alison.sargent@walsall.gov.uk
Posted on: 27 August 2019
Expires on: 15 September 2019

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Bring your real-world experience to our independent Panels

CILEx Regulation - Kempston

CILEx Regulation are seeking seven Chartered Legal Executives to serve on our Professional Conduct Panel, Disciplinary Tribunal, and Appeals Panels from January 2020. Our independent panels consider misconduct matters and suitability for membership.

The successful candidates will help us maintain professional standards by bringing real-world experience of legal services to the consideration of disciplinary matters. These roles offer a great opportunity to broaden your experience and to use your skills as a lawyer for the public interest balanced with the interests of fairness.

You must be a Chartered Legal Executive (a Fellow) with strong analytical skills, including the ability to assimilate complex information and make evidence-based decisions. You should also have good interpersonal and communication skills and be comfortable working digitally. You must be committed to the 'Nolan' principles of public life.

Panels are held at our offices in Kempston, near Bedford.

As a panellist you will receive:

  • £350 for each meeting you attend in person (usually five per year)
  • a fee for each meeting you attend by phone
  • a day rate for training (usually two per year) - meets Fellow CPD requirements
  • reasonable expenses for travel, subsistence and accommodation

Panellists serve a term of three years, with a further three-year term allowed.

Applications close 11:59 pm on Sunday, 15 September 2019.

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