Solicitor (3 Posts)

£35,884.67 - £42,212.73

Location: Glasgow City Centre / Home Working (pilot)

Ref: GLA07499 & GLA07505

Glasgow City Council are seeking 3 Solicitors to join its busy Corporate and Property team to advise Council departments and its companies, such as Glasgow Life and City Property.

Posts available:-

2 x Commercial Property- 1 Perm, 1 2 year Fixed term,

1 x Corporate – 2 year Fixed Term (City Deal)

 Property transactions underpin many of the high profile and infrastructure programmes across Glasgow. The Council’s solicitors have been key members of project teams for the Commonwealth Games Village, European Championships Glasgow, Sighthill Regeneration, Robroyston train station and the Equal Pay Refinancing venture (largest deal by a local authority in the UK in 2019) to name a few.

We continue to advise on other strategically important initiatives including the City Deal projects, Community Asset Transfer, People Make Glasgow Communities and COP26. We have a varied business as usual commercial property workload involving disposals, acquisitions, development agreements, CPOs, planning, leasing and other contracts, and we routinely advise senior officers on unique and interesting areas of property law. 

GCC’s corporate section advise the City Deal team on (i) major infrastructure projects, public procurement, negotiating/drafting construction contracts and other commercial agreements, contractual disputes, and subsidy control issues; and (ii) undertake a legal governance role, including attendance at operational and executive group meetings. 

The successful candidates will work in a large supportive team which is currently piloting hybrid home and office working, receive good holiday provision, access to flexi time and flexible working hours promoting work/life balance, and membership of the Local Government pension scheme.

This an exciting opportunity for the right candidates to work in the largest local authority in Scotland, dealing with a wide variety of work, and be involved in projects which will shape the future of the City of Glasgow for and its citizens and visitors in the coming years.

To apply for this vacancy online please click here.

Closing date is 11.59pm on Sunday 26th September 2021

Information is available in alternative formats, on request.

Phone 0141 287 9911, option 2