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    Legal Officer - Property

  • Job type: Locum/Contract
  • Sector: Residential Property/ Conveyancing
  • Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £27435 - £34154 per annum + PAYE or LTD
  • Date posted: 14/05/2019
  • Job reference: 39698_1557833461

Legal Executive / Solicitor - Conveyancing

West Yorkshire

Fixed Term - Local Authority

We are currently assisting a Local Authority based in West Yorkshire who are seeking to recruit a Legal Officer to work with the conveyancing team.

The role will involve in managing a caseload of routine cases, under the overall guidance of the Team Leader is required and you will have authority to make day-to-day operational decisions, with considerable delegation in the day-to-day operation of the work, referring or bringing to the attention of the Senior Lawyers and Lawyers complex and/or sensitive issues and cases and contributes to and assists the implementation of new policies/procedures but is not expected to make strategic decisions.

  1. To carry out Conveyancing transactions on behalf of the Council including: -
    • the acquisition of property
    • the disposal of property
    • the preparation or approval of leases, tenancy agreements, licenses and easements and their subsequent completion.
    • the charging of Property
    • compulsory purchase orders; and preparation liaison and completion of expert reports and other work for Land Tribunals and CPO inquiries
    • the preparation of pleadings for property related Landlord and Tenant applications to the County Court
    • preparation for evidence and reports for Land Registry Hearings on disputed title applications
    • any other property related transaction allotted to the Property, Commercial and Development Team
  1. To provide advice and guidance to other officers of the Council and elected members of the Council on all aspects of law relating to Real Property including landlord and tenants' issues and CPO's.
  2. To carry out a proportion of the complex high value or sensitive work referred to the Team.

Ideally you will be a grade 3 ILEX or above (or have demonstrable experience to this level) you will have excellent IT skills and able to work as part of a team or work alone.

Salary for the role is £13.19 PAYE or £16.42 Limited Company.

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

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