£39,621 - £45,807
role offers the opportunity to contribute to some of the most
high profile projects in the regeneration world - while gaining
outstanding experience of major contracts.
Forty per cent of the borough is now undergoing regeneration,
with developments valued at around £4 billion. These
include the £1.5 billion Elephant and Castle regeneration
programme; Major redevelopment projects at Canada Water and
Bermondsey Spa; The Peckham Programme; Redeveloping the Aylesbury
Estate; Building Schools for the Future (BSF).
regeneration is changing not just the face of the borough,
but the way people work, live and spend time here. Despite
the current economic downturn, work is continuing and the
demand for our services remains firm.
in Southwark is about so much more than investment in new
buildings - it's about improving the life chances of residents
and creating neighbourhoods that are great places to live
by providing improved housing, schools, healthcare, leisure
facilities and employment opportunities.
ambitions need input from skilled and imaginative lawyers
who can be an integral part of our client's project delivery.
You will work as part of cross-disciplinary teams both within
Legal Services and with clients. We offer you the chance to
develop your career by working on high profile matters where
your input will be crucial.
You will be joining an experienced, well-established and highly
regarded contracts team that has a very good relationship
with clients. It's a great environment in which to strengthen
your contracts experience. There will be further opportunities
to develop your career through working with external solicitors
in innovative new ways.
will give you a complex and interesting caseload, with an
emphasis on our regeneration projects. Your work will also
include advising the Council's Cabinet and other committees
and contributing to strategically important policy matters.
example, this could include topics such as project and risk
mitigation approaches, European procurement, local government
law and contractual disputes.
addition, you will be expected to take part in the leadership
and improvement of Legal Services.
You could come from private practice or the commercial sector.
Your background may have been gained in the public sector.
Or you could have a combination of experience
• It's essential that you are a qualified lawyer with
proven experience in contracts/projects and/or regeneration
• As the work will be both varied and complex, you need
the ability to communicate and manage risks across subject
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date: 3rd September 2010.