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Principal Legal Assistant

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    £18.03 - £18.93 per hour

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Our client is seeking a Principal Legal Assistant on an initial 3 months contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours:

37 Hours per week

Monday - Friday

Pay Rate:

£18.03 p/h

Job Purpose:

To undertake legal and estate management work.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conveyancing and all other legal matters connected with Right to Buy Sales.
  • Other conveyancing as directed, including preparation of leases and assignments of the Council's portfolio of commercial premises.
  • Preparation and conduct of proceedings in the County Court for re-possession for rent arrears and the collection of sundry debts.
  • All aspects of marketing and letting of Council's commercial and industrial properties.
  • Preparation and completion of contracts and agreements for works, goods, and services.
  • Provision of legal advice in relation to the responsibilities as detailed above.
  • Maintain register of documents for sealing.
  • Land ownership enquiries and maintenance of property terrier.

Skills and Experience:

  • Sound experience of Conveyancing work.
  • Experience of Contract work.
  • Previous Local Government experience.
  • Ability to produce clear reports both to Members and Managers.
  • Ability to understand and communicate statutory requirements.
  • Awareness of current Local Government issues.
  • The ability to provide innovative solutions to problems.


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