Commercial Property Lawyer

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Commercial Property Lawyer
MORDEN, London
Interim Position

Merton 5243166

Posted: 5th January 2024 16:15
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £40.16 per hour PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, 09:00-18:00

  • This opening assignment is for 6-7 months

  • MORDEN, London,

    SM4 5DX

What's involved with this role:

Interim Commercial Property Lawyer

Reference no: Merton 5243166

Pay rate: Up to £40.16 per hour PAYE depending on experience

Hours per week: 35 Monday – Friday, 09:00-18:00

This opening assignment is for 6-7 months

City: MORDEN, London

A Commercial Property Lawyer, with experience of Commercial & Residential Property Law including Local Authority, is required to deal with the whole range of local authority property work across 5 boroughs with the exception of routine residential matters (not right to buy, lease extensions, residential management).

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide timely and effective specialist legal advice to elected members, including committees and to Directors senior managers and officers across both authorities as part of a team of lawyers, and to any other clients of the Shared Legal Service.
  • Be responsible for providing innovative solutions to deal with complex issues arising in connection with the work within the team and the legal issues presented by clients.
  • Deal with the whole range of local authority property work across 5 boroughs with the exception of routine residential matters (not right to buy, lease extensions, residential management).
  • Where relevant, to prepare and process all matters relevant to any proceedings before a court, arbitration, mediation or public inquiry and to attend such as the client’s advocate or, if appropriate, select and instruct appropriate external legal representation.

 

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Qualifications:

  • A Solicitor, either a current practising certificate or eligible to apply for a practising certificate, or a qualified Barrister or a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives, or possess an equivalent qualification gained in another jurisdiction.

 

Experience:

  • Experience of Commercial & Residential Property Law including Local Authority experience.
  • Good knowledge of relevant legislation to the service area and the decision-making processes and procedures.
  • Good understanding of current issues and best practice on service delivery relevant to the service areas.

 

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to work under pressure and respond efficiently to the changing needs of the clients.
  • Ability to be able to travel to attend client officers or courts wherever the client’s case is being considered.
  • Ability to contribute to the ongoing development of the Shared Legal Service.
  • Good communication skills, both orally and in writing and good numeracy and analytical skills.
  • Ability to provide visible support and leadership which empowers, enables and develops staff to achieve results.
  • Ability to be available to attend premises out of hours, to attend evening meetings and in the event of emergencies or urgent management issues in relation to all 5 authorities.
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).

 

***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.

 

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Commercial Property Lawyer
Client Category: Local Authority

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