Brighton & Hove’s Commercial Team is recruiting 4 new roles!

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Brighton & Hove

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Brighton & Hove's Commercial Team is recruiting 4 new roles!

We are looking for confident and highly motivated lawyers and trainees to join our Commercial Law Team. You will be joining a Lexcel accredited, dynamic and supportive legal team which is committed to career development. We welcome applicants from lawyers who want to work remotely, flexibly or part time.

The trainees will be required to work full time but there will be some opportunities for flexible work patterns and home working.

Contracts and Procurement Lawyer
You will manage a varied case load as well as having the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge and work on the Council’s Major Projects.
Experience of contracts and procurement law is desirable. Excellent client care, communication skills, a positive attitude and a willingness to develop in the role are essential.

Trainee Solicitors
We are looking are looking for two trainees to join us for 2 year fixed term training contracts.
Reporting directly to the Head of Commercial Law, you will train primarily in the Contracts and Procurement Team and will undertake seats in Major Projects, Property Law and/ or Corporate Law. You will also have the opportunity to experience contentious legal work.

Commercial Property Lawyer
You will have a real impact by helping the Council provide affordable housing though its buy back scheme and by maximising the Council’s income from its significant commercial property portfolio. We are looking to recruit a qualified lawyer with relevant conveyancing experience to support this area of work, working as part of a supportive property legal team.

Please contact Alice Rowland, Head of Commercial Law, on 01273 291503 or alice.rowland@brighton-hove.gov.uk if you would like to discuss any of the roles.
Closing date for receiving completed application forms is noon on 3 July, with interviews for the lawyer roles likely to be held during the week commencing 13 July and for the trainee roles during the week commencing 20 July.

There will be a second round of interviews for the trainee role (likely to be on 24 July). All interviews will be conducted via Skype. For further details see our application packs on line at: https://new.brighton-hove.gov.uk/jobs/job-details?job_id=8682 (Lawyer roles) and https://new.brighton-hove.gov.uk/jobs/job-details?job_id=8683 (Trainee roles)