Solicitor – Commercial Property and Contracts
About the role
If you're a motivated and experienced commercial property solicitor seeking a challenging, rewarding and varied role, apply now to join our dynamic team at Sustrans.
You’ll be the expert advising our Estates team and wider colleagues on issues relating to our diverse land interests across the National Cycle Network (NCN), cycle paths, old railway paths, agricultural lands, and mixed-use properties. You’ll also work with our Contracts Officer to identify risks in contracts where we’re commissioned to deliver new projects. Your role will influence our Asset strategy, inform key decisions on which work projects we take on and enable colleagues to understand legal implications and proceed with confidence.
Key responsibilities include:
We offer true hybrid working, a flexible mix of working from home and occasional travel to a nearby office hub.
Sustrans has a long-term commitment to being a charity for everyone - reducing inequality, valuing diversity, enabling inclusion and ensuring all people are treated with dignity and respect. We aim to be a truly inclusive employer and actively welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, in particular from under-represented groups.
What we offer
In return we can offer true hybrid working to suit individual circumstances and a flexible, supportive and rewarding working environment.
At Sustrans you'll be part of a movement to make it easier for people to walk and cycle.
We're all here to change things! You’ll be part of an incredible community of talented, passionate, creative, problem solvers all working together to change things for the better. We act locally and think big - we have a vision of a society where the way we travel creates healthier places and happier lives for everyone.
You'll be questioning the status quo and daring to imagine a different world. You'll work on exciting, impactful projects that will stretch and empower you and you'll be rewarded by seeing the difference you make to people, communities and the planet.
We believe including everyone is central to who we are and what we want to achieve, we welcome difference and pride ourselves on creating a culture where you can be yourself and where your wellness is supported.
You'll be guaranteed to make friends for life and work with a team that is incredibly flexible,
supportive, ethical and fun.