Chief Lawyer – Property Division

Expiring today

City of London
£72,390 - £82,160 p.a. inclusive of London Weighting
06 Feb 2024
21 Feb 2024
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Public Sector
Full Time
7+ Years
Experience Level
Senior Level

City of London

Chief Lawyer – Property Division

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: £72,390 - £82,160 p.a. inclusive of London Weighting.  This post also attracts a Market Forces Supplement of £10,150 which may be withdrawn, reduced or increased during the year.

Location: Guildhall, City of London

The City of London Corporation is the local authority for the Square Mile. We carry out the usual functions of a local authority, but we also have important wider responsibilities for areas you might not associate with the City - the Barbican Centre, the City of London Police, open spaces such as Hampstead Heath, and markets such as Smithfield are examples which bring a unique and interesting flavour to this post of Chief lawyer.

We are seeking to recruit a Chief Lawyer who can demonstrate excellent legal, technical and professional skills to advise on a wide range of legal issues, including all aspects of Property Commercial Law and some residential/housing law.

Applicants should also have experience of managing and leading teams of professional lawyers, business operations and be able to demonstrate an ability to manage and have developed a high level of expertise in the legal areas relevant to the post.

Applicants will be solicitors or barristers FILEX/CILEX members with at least 10 years post qualification experience preferably with some experience at a senior level in local government.

If you would like an informal discussion first, please contact Kirpal Kaur, Chief Lawyer/Assistant City Solicitor on

Closing date:12 noon on 21 February 2024.

Interviews will be held on 6 March 2024.

To apply online please click the apply button.

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24 hr answerphone) quoting reference number OOLS0136.  A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 


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