Sole In-House Lawyer

England, Suffolk
£70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Neel Mehta
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Commercial Property
PQE Level
10+, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal jobs South East, in-house legal jobs, legal counsel jobs

Your new company
A well-established property development and investment company, with diverse business interests and a highly experienced management team. The organisation has an excellent track record in the commercial property market across the South East, with a strong pipeline of developmental opportunities in place for the future.

Your new role
Reporting directly into the company's Managing Director, you will be the sole counsel across the Group, liaising at all levels. You will lead on property agreement matters including leases, licences, compensation agreements, compulsory purchase orders and development agreements. Further, you will negotiate commercial agreements and advise the wider business in a generalist capacity. You will use your considerable business acumen to add value to the management of the Group, and build relationships across the business. You will work in a collaborative environment as the organisation continues to secure quality projects.

What you'll need to succeed
Significant commercial property legal experience either in private practice or in-house, with the gravitas to take on a sole counsel position. You will have strong commercial acumen, excellent technical skills and a proven track record with commercial property matters. Additionally, you will be comfortable building relationships in an in-house environment, including interacting at senior management levels. You will possess exceptional communication skills and a strong team mentality.

What you'll get in return
A high level of autonomy as the sole counsel of a vibrant commercial development organisation, with a significant presence in the South East. You will receive a competitive salary and the chance to work with prestigious clients.

What you need to do now
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