Vacancy Details

Principal Solicitor (Property and Planning)

Surrey Heath Borough Council
£46,791 - £52,368
Surrey Heath House, Camberley
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
30/04/2020 at 17:00 PM
Surrey Heath Borough Council

Salary Range:       £46,791 - £52,368 

Hours:                   37 per week 

Contract:               Permanent 

This is a key role providing an excellent opportunity to use your legal expertise to contribute to the development of an agile and ambitious authority. 

Our significant investment in Camberley Town Centre is a crucial part of our regeneration scheme to revitalise the area for residents and businesses – and safeguard the future of local services. 

As an essential member team, you will be responsible for a wide range of highly complex, non-contentious legal casework. You will use your expertise to find innovative and creative solutions to complex issues. 

You will provide clear and practical legal advice to the Council and will assist the Head of Legal as required by providing advice and assistance to junior members of the team. 

This is a politically restricted post in accordance with Section 2 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989. 


Benefits include 25 days annual leave, Local Government Pension Scheme, free parking and lifestyle rewards benefits. 

 For an informal chat about the position please call Julia Hutley- Savage on 01276 707310. 

 To apply, please visit 


Closing Date: 14th April 2020 

Interview Date: Week beginning 20th April 2020 

Equal Opportunities

Surrey Heath Borough Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707396 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.

Please note:

All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.

For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.

If you have any further enquiries please email or telephone 01276 707396.

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