In House Counsel - Head of Legal

Recruiter
Origin Legal
Location
Essex
Salary
Up to £100,000
Posted
05 Jul 2019
Closes
05 Aug 2019
Ref
ARP/LSG7
Sector
In-house
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Our client is a PLC property company looking for a Head of Legal to manage a team of legal professionals dealing with residential Landlord and Tenant matters including London Lease Extensions & Collective Enfranchisement. The successful Lawyer will be solutions-based with a business and commercial focused outlook and strong communication skills. This is a varied and interesting role in a busy fast-moving organisation.

The ideal candidate will:

Have a background dealing with Residential and Commercial Property transactions   

Have a specialism in dealing with Landlord and Tenant matters including London Lease Extensions & Collective Enfranchisement   

Have management or supervisory experience and be able to lead a busy team overseeing a large property portfolio   

Handle your own case load of property Landlord & Tenant matters   

Be an entrepreneurial, solutions focused, facilitator who is professional with good attention to detail   

Deal with the wider business on a range of other legal matters    

Have the capability to communicate well with different personalities and various internal stakeholders and Directors of the business   

Be the first point of contact and manage external counsel relationships  

This is a great opportunity to work with a highly regarded legal team dealing with interesting and complex work. The role offers the potential to progress and develop your career.

We envisage that candidates with at least 8 years PQE will have the relevant skills / knowledge for this position, however this has been given as an approximate guide for applicants and our client is happy to consider the applications of candidates who fall outside of this PQE range but who have the relevant experience.

The role will be predominately based in Southend, Essex but the successful Lawyer could split their working week between both Southend and the Mayfair office.

 

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