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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
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/AA/P/LEG_1632144045
Contact Name: Ashley Amakoh
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months 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 Please note, shortlisted candidates will be contacted to discuss in more detail before submission.

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