• About the Firm: Barking & Dagenham are the award-winning Council of the Year 2018 and Entrepreneurial Council 2019 (Local Government Chronicle) with impressive growth plans and some of the biggest regeneration opportunities in Europe.
  • About The role: We are seeking a qualified lawyer (a solicitor, barrister, or fellow of CILEx) with suitable experience to support the work of our property and regeneration team within our busy, collegiate and well-regarded in-house legal practice.
  • Looking for: Among your myriad attributes, we are looking to secure your experience of advising on property law, drafting and negotiating a wide range of landlord and tenant matters, disposals and acquisitions, and support work on regeneration schemes.
  • Opportunities: The Council is now delivering its ambitious transformation through local authority trading companies, such as Be First and Reside, to deliver regeneration, new housing, and school improvements. The Legal Practice has been a pioneering trading practice since 2011 and plays an important role in the transformation journey.
  • And more: You will have experience of providing legal advice at the appropriate client levels and managing a busy and varied caseload. You will work to chargeable hour requirements and conduct your caseload in line with Lexcel accreditation requirements.

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council is the local authority for the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in Greater London, England