Legal Officer – Conveyancing 

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Recruiter
Three Rivers District Council
Location
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Salary
£41,270 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted
19 Oct 2018
Closes
16 Nov 2018
Ref
GSGZZ2911/AF
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal Officer – Conveyancing  
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire  

The Company  

Three Rivers District Council is an ambitious and innovative local public sector organisation. Located in Rickmansworth, South Hertfordshire, we are just a train ride from central London and just outside the M25.  

With a population of 86,000, our district combines the best of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a thriving urban landscape with award-winning leisure facilities and great access to London Underground and Overground Stations.  

We are now seeking a Legal Officer to join our team on a full or part time basis.  

The Benefits  

- Salary of up to £41,270 per annum inclusive of Inner Fringe Weighting allowance  
- Flexible/part time hours available  
- 28 days’ holiday rising with service, in addition to Bank Holidays  
- Local government pension scheme  
- Childcare voucher scheme  
- Fantastic discounts including reduced gym membership and retailers across the district  
- Staff and their families have access to a free, confidential advice and counselling staff 24/7  
- Paid time off for local volunteering  

Joining our team, you will discover a flat management structure resulting in a wide range of opportunities to get involved in wider team projects and to work on higher level issues.  

Working within an ambitious council which is constantly innovating, you will play a key role within an organisation dedicated to advancing the economic growth of their area through investment and connectivity.  

You will join a team of ten as part of a 300 strong employee base, and will work out of offices in Rickmansworth, which is easily accessible from the M25, Metropolitan line and Chiltern Railways.  

The Role  

As a Legal Officer, you will provide high quality legal advice to our internal teams with a specific focus on property law.  

Working on various conveyancing matters, you will make recommendations on practice and procedure as well as providing training on legal issues as necessary.  

Specifically, you will:  

- Act as a point of contact throughout the full lifecycle of a legal matter  
- Provide high quality advice on property matters to the Board of Directors and Company Secretary of the Council’s Trading Companies 
- Maintain an awareness of all relevant legislation, policy and regulations  
- Assist in implementing initiatives and external schemes  
- Help to market our legal services  

About You  

To be considered for the role of Legal Officer, you will need:  

- Previous experience of residential and commercial conveyancing and landlord and tenant matters  
- Experience of drafting a wide range of legal documents including leases, transfers and licences  
- An understanding of the legal framework and case law relating to property law  
- A legal qualification or equivalent to Solicitor, Barrister, or Chartered Legal Executive level  

We are keen to hear from you if you have held the position of Legal Officer, Conveyancer, Conveyancing Officer, Residential Conveyancer, Legal Services Officer, Solicitor, Barrister, Chartered Legal Executive, Lawyer, Legal Associate, or Associate Solicitor.  

Webrecruit and Three Rivers District Council are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.  

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