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Solicitor (Property) - Neath Port Talbot Council

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£37,890 to £41,881 per annum (Grade 10 SCP 34 – SCP 38) (with effect from April 1st 2021)

Job description

Legal Services are looking to appoint a qualified Property Solicitor to deal with a diverse and demanding caseload relating to commercial, residential and industrial property, landlord/tenant, and other commercial property matters. The post involves taking the lead on complex conveyancing and other commercial transactions with particular emphasis on commercial redevelopment and leasing. The post holder will be required to provide advice in relation to major and complex project work, as well as routine conveyancing transactions. The work will include leasehold and freehold property agreements in relation to the development of a variety of the Authority's land holdings.

You must have proven legal experience as well as the ability to work with senior managers and partner organisations, ideally involving commercial property work in a local government environment. We need someone who is skilled and enthusiastic and with a strong sense of probity. Good IT skills and the ability to manage and prioritise large workloads and turn around work in short timescales are necessary.

If you are keen to help drive our legal services performance forward, then contact Gareth Griffiths for an informal discussion on 01639 763758 or by email

You may apply online at the Authority's website or contact the HR Employment Support Team by e-mail at or by telephone (01639) 686837 quoting the post title and reference number.

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 10th May 2021

Welsh: Not Required