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In House Legal Counsel – Commercial Property

In House Legal Counsel – Commercial Property

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Location:
Northamptonshire
Salary:
Negotiable
Sector:
In House
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
CL/59395

Description

The legal counsel will have excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain internal and external relationships. You will provide practical commercial advice in line with business needs to a range of stakeholders, and carry out site visits and work closely with surveyors. This unique and diverse role requires the ability to prioritise workloads and manage time effectively to manage a large caseload of transactional and other legal matters relating to the business's portfolio, whilst developing a through understanding of the business and the property portfolio.

In addition to the above this role will also include responsibility for:

- Dealing with all matters relating to transactional and property management legal issues arising from the group's property portfolio
- Providing pragmatic legal solutions to management surveyors, and building and maintaining relationships with these stakeholders to understand the legal issues relating to the portfolio.
- Reporting to the business in a clear, commercial and pragmatic way.
- Carrying out detailed legal research
- Deliver a consistent approach to the delivery of property legal services through effective and collaborative team work within the property legal function and the wider general counsel office.
- Assist the business in making operational decisions by providing directive pragmatic legal advice.
- Effectively managing panel law firms ensuring the delivery of tailored value-added advice on outsourced property management matters.
- Jointly managing junior lawyers

We are keen to hear from individuals with an ambitious, driven and forward thinking outlook with PQE 2 to 6, although a more senior lawyer will be considered. This opportunity will give you the scope to develop a team within a FTSE 250 company in a supportive and inclusive environment, where you can build strong ongoing relationships, and where you will have the opportunity to promote continuous improvement in the team to assist the company with its strategic and commercial objectives.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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