Legal Executive

Location
England, Berkshire, Maidenhead
Posted
12 Feb 2019
Closes
12 Mar 2019
Ref
13991856/001
Contact
Felix Evans
Vacancy Type
Other
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Real Estate
Experience Level
Senior Executive

Our client targets prime mortgage borrowers in growing market segments - such as the self-employed, contract workers and individuals with multiple incomes. Their use of data, combined with human expertise, they are comfortable lending to a broader range of people than other lenders.

Description

  • To deliver a high quality, efficient and "can do" legal service to the business and provide support our client in respect of all legal work affecting the business

  • To manage a mixed caseload of mortgage disputes/litigation

  • To provide commercial and legal input into drafting contract negotiations and standard business documentation

  • To liaise with both internal and external service providers who support the business

  • To encourage individuals throughout the business to understand the legal and regulatory environment in which they operate

  • To be involved with the delivery of projects, special initiatives, issue resolutions and opportunities within the business

  • To support the business in its compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements, providing an advisory service to all business operations requiring legal assistance

  • To monitor changes in legislation, case law, regulation and codes of practice relevant to the business and be able to communicate those changes in a clear and efficient way

  • To ensure that records are kept of work undertaken and advice given, and an appropriate system is in place to enable retrieval to meet regulatory responsibilities.

Profile

Skills

  • Personally efficient and well organised

  • Ability to prioritise effectively and manage assigned tasks in an efficient and timely manner

  • Ability to work as part of a team but also be able to work on own initiative

  • Confident liaising with people at all levels

  • Commercial awareness

  • Competency in English skills, including drafting letters and legal documentation

  • Computer literate and be competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications

  • Ability to keep matters confidential, act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly.

Qualifications

  • Qualified Legal Executive

  • Relevant legal experience of conveyancing and/or property litigation

  • Relevant experience of working for or on behalf of a mortgage lender (desirable)

Job Offer

  • Attractive renumeration package
  • Employee Benefits

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