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Senior Legal Executive/Licensed Conveyancer (Built & Natural Environment) - Ref: RT03224

Walsall Council
£38,223 - £43,421 per annum (pay award pending)
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Senior Legal Executive/Licensed Conveyancer (Built & Natural Environment) - Ref: RT03224

Practice Area(s): Property Team, Built & Natural Environment (BNE), Legal Services

Location: Blended Working at home and at Council House, Walsall, West Midlands

Role: Qualified Legal Executive / Qualified Licensed Conveyancer

Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time. 37 hours pw

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The Role

This vacancy is in the Property Team which deals with a wide variety of commercial conveyancing and development / regeneration work. The postholder will deal with a broad range of work including leases and licences, overage and clawback, purchases, sales, and development agreements, DPAs, trust agreements, surrenders, rent reviews, covenants, easements, and statutory notices, amongst others.

You will work remotely from home most of the time, with occasional attendance at the Council House in Walsall, to carry out specific tasks, attend meetings and training, as required.

View Job Description & Employee Specification

  • You will have considerable experience in commercial conveyancing.
  • You will be able to efficiently manage your own caseload.
  • You will provide high quality well researched legal advice and assistance to client departments and to our Members.
  • You will have a relevant CILEX qualification or be a CLC registered Licensed Conveyancer.
  • Whilst we are a friendly and very supportive team, it is essential that the post holder is competent to manage their own workload.


We are a talented team, and we want to attract talented professionals! We therefore offer a range of attractive benefits:
  • 27 days annual leave (minimum)
  • 9 concessionary days
  • 12 days (maximum) flexible working leave
  • 20.6% employer contribution to award-winning pension scheme
  • £38,223 - £43,421 per annum (pay award pending)

NOTE - for this role, we will be reviewing applications and interviewing candidates on an ongoing basis, so the vacancy could close at any time. So please don’t delay in submitting your application.

We use Microsoft Teams, virtual telephony, Office 365 and Sharepoint as well as Iken case management system. Our flexible working environment is based on ‘work is what we do, not where we do it’. Location is driven by the requirements of the work.

Our Employee Assistance Programme provides free confidential support, advice and counselling and we have a genuine commitment to equality, aiming to employ a representative workforce that reflects the communities we serve.


Walsall is Metropolitan Borough, with responsibility for the provision of all local government services within its administrative area. Together with other organisations across Walsall, we are heading the We Are Walsall 2040 initiative which demonstrates the ambition the Council has for the borough for the future. We are delivering a range of investment and development over the next 15-20 years including a new passenger railway service linking Walsall to Wolverhampton, Darlaston and Willenhall.

Next Steps? Apply!

To have an informal chat about this opportunity, please contact Alison Sargent - Principal Solicitor, Built & Natural Environment on

Important note: When completing your online application form, you will be asked to enter supporting information. You must enter a detailed supporting information statement describing how your skills, abilities and experience meet the specific criteria included in the employee specification. If you do not include a supporting information statement, you will not be shortlisted. Please also ensure that you complete the work history and qualifications sections of your application form. Please do not add a CV as we do not accept them. See our Information for Applicants leaflet for further information.


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