Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


Dynamic Forward Thinking Senior Residential Lawyer Required

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

You will be required to lead a team of lawyers and legal assistants to deliver a dynamic and client focused service to the Council. The successful candidate will deliver residential conveyancing to our in-house client departments.

Brent is currently undertaking some of its most ambitious schemes. There will be a wide variety of interesting projects ranging from sales under the right to buy scheme, lease extension projects for leasehold properties owned by Brent Council and even the purchase of hundreds of properties through Brent’s wholly owned company.

Brent is an ambitious borough which means that the work undertaken by the residential legal team is work that is cutting edge and can be career defining.

The Person

You will be an experienced conveyancer with a number of years’ experience in managing a residential legal team.

You will be client focused and understand how to lead a highly skilled and dedicated team of conveyancers.

Closing Date: 14 May 2019 (23:00)

Assessment & Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.

All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.