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Transactional Legal Counsel

Job Title: Transactional Legal Counsel
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Theale
Salary: 15% Bonus
REF: RC/C/Legalcounsel_1685461333
Contact Name: Rohit Chavda
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Transactional Legal Counsel

Fixed Term Contract - 18 Months

Theale/Hybrid - 3 Days per week onsite

We are now looking for a Transactional Legal Counsel to join our Legal and Compliance team. Although initially an 18 month fixed term contract, there is huge potential for this position to become permanent.

The Transactional Legal Counsel will provide dedicated legal support to the Estates Renewals project having responsibility for delivering the legal completion of a quantity of Code Agreement transactions internally. The role will work closely with an Asset Manager within the Estates Team and would be responsible for the end-to-end Code Agreement transactions instructed to them. The role would report directly into the Senior Property Counsel.

Key Responsibilities
* Receive and check agreed Heads of Terms, liaise with the Site Provider's Solicitor to ensure it is similarly instructed and check any site-specific queries that may affect the legal process.
* Prepare the draft Code Agreement using library of template contracts. This will be drafted in accordance with the guidance notes provided by the Legal & Compliance Team.
* Negotiate the Code Agreement with the Site Provider's Solicitor in accordance with the parameters and processes set out in the guidance notes provided by the Legal & Compliance team.
* Regularly check-in with senior members of both the Estates and Legal & Compliance Team and provide updates on how the overall case-load is progressing.
* Legally complete Code Agreements (and associated tasks) in line with procedures.

This role has to offer:
Competitive salary and bonus structure.
Competitive pension scheme.
Flexible working
Life insurance.
Cycle to Work.
Retail Discounts.
Competitive refer a friend scheme.
Private Healthcare Insurance.

Person Specification
* Two years post-qualification experience in conveyancing / commercial property.
* A robust understanding of the conveyancing process (Landlord/Tenant law).
* A keen eye for detail, as well as an enthusiastic and proactive approach.
* A collaborative team player with excellent organizational skills.
* Proficient in all Microsoft Word applications

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