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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Assistant Property Lawyer

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
15/06/2020 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House
£31,371 - £34,788
Weekly Hours:
Vacancy ID:

Job details 

Closing date:
15 Jun

Further information

Peterborough City Council have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Lawyer to join the Property and Planning team.

Property and Planning comprises of a technically strong and experienced team which is essential to maintaining Peterborough’s status as the 5th fastest growing city on the UK. The successful candidate will be involved in a wide selection of cases from simple Landlord and Tenant matters up to complex development agreements and therefore variety is guaranteed. We are a tight knit team which works together in a collaborative manner.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years PQE and a current practising certificate for a Legal Qualification. Peterborough City Council offers plenty of opportunities to progress through the ranks – so if you have had any experience in property and/or planning and have moved to a new department or even in-house in a separate sector, we would love to see an application from you, providing you have a genuine interest to returning to work in a property and planning environment.

Peterborough City Council can offer you a supportive, friendly and collaborative environment, based in newly built, state of the art riverside offices, as well as everything you would expect from a local government organisation; Excellent pension scheme, career progression and training opportunities, increasing annual leave entitlement and access to the Peterborough Rewards discount scheme.

If you want to join an organisation who truly values you, apply today by downloading the shortened application form and emailing it along with your cv to pccrecruitment@peterborough.gov.uk

Please note that the role will include some home working and therefore we expect all candidates to have a good working knowledge of the IKEN case management system. Please ensure you demonstrate this in your supporting statement.

This is a rolling campaign and applications will be downloaded on a daily basis.
The advert will close once the successful candidate has been appointed.

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