In House Counsel - Head of Legal
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.