Outstanding opportunity to be the first in-house lawyer at a fast-growing, family-owned company that operates within property development, property investment, boat moorings, boat building and interior design sectors. The entire design and build process is kept in-house. Total assets under management are in excess of 200m with the core activities within South-West London. Other activities are within the Home Counties. Reporting to the MD, you will be a highly personable and decisive individual who will work with a variety of external law firms and impose the current legal position of the business.
Key duties will be as follows:
*Working with the senior management team to develop legal strategies across the entire business
*Negotiating and implementing lease extensions and new leases across different asset classes
*Creation of a new template documentation for tenants
*Helping to identify and mitigate legal risks
*Managing multiple relationships with specialist external law firms (corporate finance/acquisitions, property law, marine law, reputation management, employment and litigation)
*Internal company structuring both onshore and offshore (in partnership with our auditors)
*Ensuring the best structure for all of our business relationships
Currently working either in-house or at a leading law firm, you will be keen to play a key role in fast growing company. As well as extensive property experience, some exposure to property litigation is also highly advantageous. Equally, candidates with a strong property litigation background who are looking for a change in direction are also strongly encouraged to apply.
Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.