Executive Recruitment

How to Apply

Please apply by submitting a CV and supporting statement using the below apply links. Your supporting statement should address the mandatory requirements set out in the job description. This should be between 1-2 sides of typed A4.

If you have any questions or would like a confidential discussion with a Penna consultant, please use the below details:

Please contact the Penna team - Pennafamilysourcing@penna.com

Recruitment Timetable

  • Closing date for applications: Friday 6 August 2021
  • Interviews: w/c Monday 30 August 2021

If you have any issues with these dates please detail in your application or let one of the Penna team know.

To make your application, please click the relevant apply link below and follow the instructions. If you would like to apply for more than one role, you will need to make an individual application for each role you’re seeking to apply for.

Available Opportunities

Employment Lawyer

ME14: £42,844.38 - £44,790 + upto £5,000 Market Supplement

Joining our team, you’ll deal with a wide ranging mixed caseload of complex, contentious and non-contentious matters. From discrimination and equalities issues, to whistle blowing and unfair dismissal cases, you’ll offer expert advice on negotiating settlement agreements, whilst comfortably assisting with TUPE and pension related queries. A knowledge of Information Law and employers’ liability issues, together with the ability to deal with atypical cases in a practical way would also be helpful.

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Property Lawyer (x2) - Housing / Commercial

ME14: £42,844.38 - £44,790 + upto £8,000 Market Supplement

This role will see you providing support and advice on complex residential regeneration schemes, as well as advising on innovative ways of developing existing housing stock management. You’ll handle a range of housing stock management transactions across five councils - and you’ll need experience in a similar environment to be successful. You should also be confident supervising a team of lawyers, conducting routine conveyancing matters of local authority housing stock, and managing teams.

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Planning Lawyer

ME16 £49827- £51,837 + upto £5,000 Market Supplement

Overseeing a wide ranging mixed caseload, you’ll advise on strategic planning and operational development; drafting s106 agreements, enforcement notices and TPOs. What’s more, you’ll provide support on highways agreements, stopping-up procedures and traffic management orders, amongst other related matters. To do all this, you’ll need considerable experience in a similar role, and exceptional communication and negotiation skills.

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Senior Enforcement and Prosecution Lawyer

ME16: £49,827 - £51,837 + upto £5,000 Market Supplement

As a Senior Enforcement and Prosecution Lawyer with us, you’ll manage a caseload of more complex and important enforcement matters, as well as providing expert advice to Council Officers. Alongside experience of criminal litigation and licensing, you should be prepared to act as a legal adviser, attending and advising at Licensing Committees and Sub-Committees. There is also a people management aspect to this position, as you’ll be overseeing staff conducting enforcement cases, so strong leaderships skills will be essential.

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Child Care Lawyer

ME14: £42,844.38- £44,790

This is an opportunity to expand your knowledge and/or private practice experience of care proceedings and gain a local authority perspective. A qualified barrister or solicitor, with experience of handling a complex caseload and provide support and advice across the organisation as needed. It’s a role that will call on your communication and people skills, as much as your exceptional legal knowledge and expertise.

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Principal Lawyer Regeneration

£65,000 - £80,000

As our expert legal advisor on regeneration schemes in Kingston, you’ll co-ordinate the guidance that’s given across all these projects by other lawyers – and offer individual advice yourself. It’s a role that will see you providing creative legal solutions, independent analysis and decision asking support. Whether you are representing us at governance boards, leading our internal team or liaising with clients, the thing that will really stand you apart is your exceptional people skills. You’ll also need a relevant legal qualification, experience in a property, regeneration and planning, and the confidence to lead and influence people at all levels.

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