Legal Officer

On behalf of our client we are looking for a Legal Officer, They are looking for someone who has some knowledge or experience of working in property law and is familiar with leases. Ideally they would have some study behind them but probably more important is that they have worked in conveyancing or commercial property either in private practice or in-house with some good IT skills especially the use of Excel.
· The work involves working with computer or paper record keeping.
· Liaising with colleagues, liaising/corresponding with local authorities or other partner organisations – in order to build a set of documentation relating to supported housing dwellings.
· Gather title information, planning permission history, arrangements with others providing support services to residents (such as under contracts or leases) etc.
· Once documents are compiled, reading and noting key content could be part of the remit of this temporary position.

Essential criteria:-
A qualification in property law (law degree or above or equivalent). Alternatively, an equivalent level of knowledge gained from employment (e.g. strong experience as a property paralegal).
Strong legal experience in a relevant office environment; dealing with matters that relate to property transactions and/or to the ownership and proper management of a property portfolio, including the regular reporting of progress to supervising officer
Must have car available as travel maybe requires (expenses paid)*
*The role is based in Christchurch, occasionally might need to travel to Newbury (Expenses will be paid for the travel) 12 Week Temporary contract, 37 hours. 8am-5pm flexible working hours.
PAYE Rate: £11.43
LTD Rate: £14.41
Salary: £22,000 (Dependent on experience can increase)

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