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Legal Property Counsel (Telecoms) - Berkshire - Permanent role

Job Title: Legal Property Counsel (Telecoms) - Berkshire - Permanent role
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/P/LC/FC_1576853553
Contact Name: Fred Cope
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Legal Property Counsel (Telecoms) - Berkshire - Permanent role

Leading Mobile Telecoms service provider in Reading have an exciting opportunity for a Legal Property Counsel to join a busy and dynamic Legal Team who provides commercially focused and efficient legal solutions together with risk management support across all areas of the business from property to procurement.

Role Purpose:

  • Supporting the legal team on all aspects of the ongoing management of the Network to include legal support to the legal and property teams
  • Delivering excellent legal solutions on target and to budget ensuring external legal spend is effective and efficient
  • Managing external lawyers appointed, to include approving documentation and ensuring that the external lawyers deliver: (a) to agreed standards and service levels; (b) within defined timescales; (c) to budget; and (d) with added value, and provide reporting / management information as required
  • Assisting with establishing and constantly improving effective and efficient processes and policies, particularly with regard to leveraging the impact of the Electronic Communications Code
  • Supporting and facilitating project activities/deliverables on all sites
  • Managing and advising upon legal disputes/issues including a high volume of possession proceedings with Site Providers and other third parties in order to mitigate risks to the network managed and avoid loss of coverage
  • Providing full legal support to the property and operations teams including delivering timely and accurate advice on all aspects of relevant legislation
  • Advising the property teams and agents on queries and analysing the legal rights and providing strategic commercially focused advice and/or negotiating (where applicable) with the Site Providers and/or their solicitor
  • Advising the business on general litigation/property/telecoms issues and general estate management queries
  • Working closely with the property teams to support their business requirements

Requirements to be successful in this role:

  • A qualified solicitor/legal executive
  • Experience of working in one or more of the following areas:
  1. Telecommunications;
  2. Commercial or Real Estate Litigation;
  3. in house legal team and/or
  4. Real Estate.
  • Excellent word processing skills including microsoft excel / outlook / powerpoint / sharepoint and word
  • Ability to handle large workloads and to adapt and learn new skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well and thrive under pressure
  • Organised, efficient, enthusiastic, and resilient

Please apply via this site in the first instance or send a CV with covering note to

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