Legal Counsel

Recruiter
Contego
Location
Newcastle/London
Salary
Highly Competitive
Posted
07 Jun 2022
Closes
05 Jul 2022
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Real Estate
Experience Level
Mid Level

We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic lawyer to join our growing in house legal team. It’s an exciting time for us and we are currently experiencing rapid international growth which means there is a requirement for an additional on the ground legal resource.

Your main role will be to support the global business with lease/property based transactional work and provide general support to the Legal Director

We are based in London, but given the nature of our global business, we are responsible for advising across all our international offices.

What we can offer: 

  • Wide variety of legal work
  • International legal experience
  • Career progression
  • Enjoyable place to work

 

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for supporting  our managed business lines as well as providing general legal support to the Legal Director

This may include:


Property

•Leases/licences including back to back arrangements
•Break notices
•Deeds of variations
•Dilapidation settlements agreements
•Lease summaries/reports summaries
•Construction agreement e.g. FIDIC/JCT/AIAFIDIC/JCT/AIA

General

•Client and supplier agreements (including IMFAs)
•Regulatory compliance
•Data Protection
•Insurance
•Corporate governance, (minutes, board resolutions)
•Employment advice / HR support
•Mergers and acquisitions
•Legal team admin
•Ad-hoc legal support &NDAs

Job Description

Background & Experience:

Essential
•UK real estate/property estate/property law experience (preferably from private practice)
•Commercial law experience
•Qualified solicitor or barrister
•Minimum 1.5/2/3years PQE in-house or private practice


Desirable

•Non-legal work experience
•Construction experience
•International legal work experience
•Working in a small and independent legal team
•Experience supervising external lawyers

Key Skills & Competencies

We want you to be::
•Commercially focused
•Innovative
•Agile
•Efficient and accurate
•Tech savvy
•Hardworking and dedicated
•A team player

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