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Careers with Royal Greenwich Legal Services


Royal Greenwich is proud to be a Borough synonymous with first class modern services. A world heritage site, our communities are vibrant and diverse, and our Elected Members are ambitious to realise the potential of the Borough whilst working within a challenging financial environment.



Greenwich Legal Services is committed to being a high performing in-house legal service which plays an essential part in the achievement of the Royal Borough’s priorities and objectives for the benefit of our community. 

You will join us at an exciting time as the Royal Borough continues with its ongoing ambitious regeneration programme.

We are looking to recruit experienced, skilled and dynamic lawyers with a ‘can do’ approach to join our team and play a vital role in the next stage of our continuous improvement journey. We are looking to recruit experienced, skilled and dynamic lawyers.

We are a friendly team with a commitment to deliver for Greenwich!  The in-house legal team consists of over 40 staff in 5 teams, and a support team.  Our teams are:

  • Planning & Procurement
  • Regeneration & Property
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Housing & Litigation
  • Adults, Education & Employment

We offer a range of staff benefits.  We are also committed to staff development and creating a supportive environment for colleagues to flourish and develop.  We have flexible working arrangements in place and we are open to discussion regarding how these can help achieve a good work/life balance.


Greenwich Legal Services Vision and Values

Greenwich Legal Services have an agreed Vision and Values which can be found by clicking on the above links.



We have the following opportunities available within our team and are keen to hear from experienced legal professionals who would like to join us. 

Senior Lawyer - Planning & Highways

Senior Lawyer - Regeneration and Property

Senior Lawyer - Adults or SEN

Lawyer - Planning

Lawyer - Prosecutions

Lawyer - Safeguarding Children



Our Council wide Staff Values are really important to us, sitting at the heart of everything we do and underpinning how we work as a team for our residents.



Our Corporate Plan sets out the vision and priorities that will guide our organisation through the next four years.

We aim to develop our services and improve the lives of our residents by focussing our actions and resources on the things that matter to the residents of Royal Greenwich.

For further information, read our Corporate Plan