We are Places Developments, we build thousands of well-designed, innovative homes across the UK each year. When we develop new places, we put everything into delivering homes and neighbourhoods that work for the whole community.We want you to join the Places for People Group and the 11,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped to build, manage, maintain places that people are proud to call home and stay active in. How do we do all this? We surround ourselves with commercial people, supportive people and ‘attention to detail' people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.More about your roleAs the Head of Legal you will provide legal support and specialist advice to the Group's development business, as part of the Group legal team, taking a lead on the legal agenda for Places Developments. You will work alongside the Developments Board and have input into the approval of projects through the Development Gateway Process to ensure that the Group's interests are protected.You will have oversight of the Legal Services Panel for Conveyancing, Real Estate, Construction, Planning and Corporate, in addition to oversight of all legal commitments made within Developments i.e. Help to Buy agreement and Homes England Strategic partnership (grant) agreements. You will also support in handling customer disputes in development generally, including commission external legal advice as appropriate.For more information, please download our job profile available on our website.More about youTo apply for this role you must be a qualified Solicitor with extensive post qualification experience and possess a broad property experience and knowledge of registered provider businesses.We are looking for a team player who will collaborate naturally and work with the board to ensure the rigour required with all legal and contractual terms is in place. You will have superb communication skills and be skilled negotiator, understanding the balance between strong legal advice and the commercial needs of an ambitious housebuilder.The benefitsWe are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you job security and all the challenge you could wish for. Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier which can include:Annual bonusExcellent holiday pay and sick payPension with matched contributionsTrainingExtra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more. What's next?If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then click apply. You will be redirected to our careers site where you can discover more about the role, read a full job description and apply directly to us.