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Legal Officer – Property

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Job ID:

13594

Practice Area(s):

Property

Location:

Hertfordshire, East of England 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer, Legal Executive
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Employment Type:

Fixed-Term Contract Full-Time

Posted:

05.06.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire (with home working options)

About Us
Three Rivers District Council is an ambitious and innovative local public sector organisation. Located in Rickmansworth, South Hertfordshire, we are just a train ride from central London and just outside the M25 and a five minute drive from junction 18 on the M25.

With a population of 86,000, our district combines the best of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a thriving urban landscape with award-winning leisure facilities and great access to London Underground and Overground Stations.

We’re currently looking for a Legal Officer to join our small, friendly legal team at a senior level, working on a 12 – 18 month fixed-term contract, with the possibility of extension beyond that.

The Benefits

- Salary of £38,723 - £41,634 per annum
- Home working options
- Flexible working hours
- Generous employer contribution pension scheme
- 28 days’ holiday (rising to 30 with service)
- Flexible working
- Free on-site parking
- Cycle to work scheme
- Discounted leisure centre membership
- Tax-efficient childcare vouchers
- Employee volunteering schemes
- Access to discounted activities and days out

If you are a qualified legal professional with experience of residential and commercial conveyancing, this is a superb opportunity to facilitate the success of our expanding property portfolio.

We are an ambitious, forward-thinking organisation that is continually innovating. We want to ensure that our region is a brilliant place to live and work, so we are always looking for ways to further our development.

In this important role, you will have the chance to support the economic growth of the Three Rivers area and increase our participation in commercial property developments, joint ventures, investments and loans.

The Role
As a Legal Officer, you will provide high-quality legal advice on property matters to our organisation.

Working closely with our Property Department, you will:

- Provide advice on complex and non-complex commercial conveyancing, landlord and tenant and property related matters
- Draft and negotiate documentation
- When needed, act as the legal lead and an intelligent client to external lawyers
- Give presentations and training on legal issues
- Mentor junior team members

About You
To join us as our Legal Officer, you’ll need:

- Experience of residential and commercial conveyancing and landlord and tenant matters
- Previous experience of drafting a wide range of legal documents including leases, transfers and licences
- An understanding of the legal framework and case law relating to property law
- The ability to give practical accurate and comprehensive legal advice on a wide range of matters without requiring input from management
- The ability to use and adapt standard forms of agreements, leases and transfers
- The ability to keep up to date with changes to legislation and case law
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to negotiate on behalf of the Council
- A recognised qualification as a solicitor, barrister or chartered legal executive

You may have previously worked as a Solicitor, Barrister, Legal Advisor, Legal Counsel, Conveyancer, Conveyancing Officer, Chartered Legal Executive, Residential Conveyancer, or Commercial Conveyancing Officer.

Webrecruit and Three Rivers District Council are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Legal Officer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Working hours: 37 hours per week (with occasional evening meetings)

For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing Date:
16th July 2020
Employer Info
Three Rivers District Council
Hertfordshire, East of England, United Kingdom

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Hertfordshire, East of England, United Kingdom
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Legal Officer – Property

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Job ID:

13594

Practice Area(s):

Property

Location:

Hertfordshire, East of England 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer, Legal Executive
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Employment Type:

Fixed-Term Contract Full-Time

Posted:

05.06.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire (with home working options)

About Us
Three Rivers District Council is an ambitious and innovative local public sector organisation. Located in Rickmansworth, South Hertfordshire, we are just a train ride from central London and just outside the M25 and a five minute drive from junction 18 on the M25.

With a population of 86,000, our district combines the best of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a thriving urban landscape with award-winning leisure facilities and great access to London Underground and Overground Stations.

We’re currently looking for a Legal Officer to join our small, friendly legal team at a senior level, working on a 12 – 18 month fixed-term contract, with the possibility of extension beyond that.

The Benefits

- Salary of £38,723 - £41,634 per annum
- Home working options
- Flexible working hours
- Generous employer contribution pension scheme
- 28 days’ holiday (rising to 30 with service)
- Flexible working
- Free on-site parking
- Cycle to work scheme
- Discounted leisure centre membership
- Tax-efficient childcare vouchers
- Employee volunteering schemes
- Access to discounted activities and days out

If you are a qualified legal professional with experience of residential and commercial conveyancing, this is a superb opportunity to facilitate the success of our expanding property portfolio.

We are an ambitious, forward-thinking organisation that is continually innovating. We want to ensure that our region is a brilliant place to live and work, so we are always looking for ways to further our development.

In this important role, you will have the chance to support the economic growth of the Three Rivers area and increase our participation in commercial property developments, joint ventures, investments and loans.

The Role
As a Legal Officer, you will provide high-quality legal advice on property matters to our organisation.

Working closely with our Property Department, you will:

- Provide advice on complex and non-complex commercial conveyancing, landlord and tenant and property related matters
- Draft and negotiate documentation
- When needed, act as the legal lead and an intelligent client to external lawyers
- Give presentations and training on legal issues
- Mentor junior team members

About You
To join us as our Legal Officer, you’ll need:

- Experience of residential and commercial conveyancing and landlord and tenant matters
- Previous experience of drafting a wide range of legal documents including leases, transfers and licences
- An understanding of the legal framework and case law relating to property law
- The ability to give practical accurate and comprehensive legal advice on a wide range of matters without requiring input from management
- The ability to use and adapt standard forms of agreements, leases and transfers
- The ability to keep up to date with changes to legislation and case law
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to negotiate on behalf of the Council
- A recognised qualification as a solicitor, barrister or chartered legal executive

You may have previously worked as a Solicitor, Barrister, Legal Advisor, Legal Counsel, Conveyancer, Conveyancing Officer, Chartered Legal Executive, Residential Conveyancer, or Commercial Conveyancing Officer.

Webrecruit and Three Rivers District Council are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Legal Officer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Working hours: 37 hours per week (with occasional evening meetings)

For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing Date:
16th July 2020