Senior Solicitor

Organisation
Wheatley Housing Group Limited
Reference
VAC-13492
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Housing
Location
Wheatley House, 25 Cochrane Street, Glasgow, G1 1HL
Salary
£47,993 – £51,413 per annum
PQE
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
Wheatley is Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management group. It comprises six Registered Social Landlords, a care organisation and two commercial subsidiaries.

Job Description

The Group spans 17 local authority areas across Central Scotland, providing homes and award-winning services to over 250,000 people.

Wheatley Group believes that providing a great service to our customers starts with employing great staff, and works hard to be an employer of choice in Scotland. Wheatley group offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes a generous holiday allowance.

Increasing the supply of quality, affordable homes which meet the needs and aspirations of our communities is a key focus for Wheatley Group over the next five years. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a solicitor to join our Property Legal Team to support property colleagues across the Group in meeting those objectives.

Working closely with our Development Team, you will enjoy a varied and challenging construction and commercial contracts portfolio. The core activity of the team is the provision of legal support to colleagues in the property division to deliver Wheatley Group’s asset growth strategy.

Communications skills are essential in order to establish solid client relationships quickly and provide effective and pragmatic advice to colleagues at all levels.  You must also be able to demonstrate a flexible approach in meeting the changing demands and priorities of the Group and be able to effectively manage your own workload in a fast paced multiple-client environment.

Required skills and experience: LLB Degree or equivalent, Diploma in Legal Practice or equivalent, Membership of the Law Society of Scotland with a current and unrestricted practising certificate, transactional construction and development experience (preferably gained in a large firm environment)

For an application pack and detailed job profile, please email Recruitment@wheatley-group.com or call 0141 274 6555.  For an informal chat about the post, please contact:

Jane Valentine, Chief Counsel (Property), 0141 274 6317 or email jane.valentine@wheatley-group.com

Interviews anticipated to be held week commencing 4th February 2019

Closing Date: 25 January 2019

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