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Property Legal Counsel - Commercial Property/Real-Estate

Job Title: Property Legal Counsel - Commercial Property/Real-Estate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/AA/P/LEG_1632144045
Contact Name: Ashley Amakoh
Contact Email: ashley.amakoh@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 30 days ago

Job Description

Property Legal Counsel - Commercial Property/Real Estate

Permanent with competitive salary, and work-life balance!

Based in Reading with flexi-working

We have a great opportunity for a qualified Lawyer seeking an inhouse opportunity for a telecoms going through an exciting phase in their journey, delivering infrastructure innovation, and 5G deployment across the UK.

The client is looking for a qualified lawyer who will enjoy supporting their commercial conveyancing. The role would be transactional, and would work closely with the Property & Estates team, and be responsible for completing leases, purchases, sales, and tracking progressing transactions in high volume, working closely with their legal suppliers.

Role Insight
- Completing leases with landowners
- Progressing transactions in volume, through managing their legal suppliers
- Advising stakeholders in house, and dealing with issues with legal suppliers
- Reporting to some senior people within the business on how these are progressing, or potential challenges etc.
- Working closely with the Property & Estates team. Advising on heads of terms, dealing with issues with legal suppliers, or helping them understand elements easier
- Continuous improvement - you'll have an input in trying to improve some of the processes, maybe around billing/invoicing/tech being used etc.

Background required:

  • to be a qualified lawyer with minimum 2+ yrs PQE ideally
  • commercial property/real estate experience
  • comfortable advising stakeholders at all levels in house, and handling difficult suppliers
  • have a high attention to detail
  • to be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • to be a great team player
  • to have an ability to engage well across a business

What will the business offer you

  • An excellent working environment
  • A good work-life balance, with 30 days paid holiday (plus bank holiday), and wellness benefits through Vitality
  • Some exciting projects surrounding their property changes i.e. 5G deployment
  • Flexible ways of working

If you would like to be considered for this role please apply here or submit your CV through to ashley.amakoh@projectpeople.com. Please note, shortlisted candidates will be contacted to discuss in more detail before submission.

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.