Senior Property Paralegal/Legal Executive - Land Rights

England, London
05 Jun 2024
03 Jul 2024
JN -042024-6408598
Nellie Russell-Hughes
Job Title
Legal Executive
Practice Area
Commercial Property
Contract Type
Full Time

This person will be responsible for managing the acquisition of land rights for new and existing property projects in London. This role requires someone with strong negotiation skills and a keen understanding of property law and land acquisition processes.

Client Details

Our client is a dynamic early-stage/startup IDNO backed by private equity. They have an IDNO licence and are regulated by Ofgem. They specialise in adopting and owning electricity connections for new build assets including; EV charging infrastructure, data centres, battery storage facilities, commercial & industrial premises and residential developments.

My client is committed to revolutionising the energy distribution landscape. They are dedicated to building and operating resilient, sustainable, and innovative energy distribution networks to support the transition to a low-carbon future. With a focus on reliability, efficiency, and customer satisfaction, we aim to become a leading player in the energy sector.

As they continue to grow and expand their operations, they are seeking a talented Paralegal/Legal Exec to act as a Land Rights Manager on their team to help build the business and add value to their customers' developments.


  • To analyse and assess company risk within legal documentation and work closely with their solicitors to propose lower-risk solutions
  • To acquire land rights for their utilities inclusive of acquisitions, leases, deeds of servitude and equivalent consents across the UK
  • To manage the portfolio of projects associated with their clients' developments, ensuring effective communications are provided to all stakeholders and consents are completed efficiently
  • To liaise between the developers, agents and customer project teams, advising them of progress with negotiations, key areas of debate and concerns and contributing to successful solutions
  • To develop relationships with all parties involved in the land rights process to ensure efficient processes to benefit the company and their end customers


A successful Land Rights Manager should have:

  • A strong background in property law and land rights acquisition
  • Ideally you will have worked as a Paralegal or Legal Executive in a Utilities company, IDNO or similar.
  • Excellent negotiation and relationship management skills
  • A strategic approach to land acquisition
  • The ability to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
  • A good understanding of the property market and related trends

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary with bonus
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment
  • Hybrid working;
  • London office in an iconic London location
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement
  • A strong focus on sustainability and innovation
  • The chance to play a key role in exciting property projects across London

We encourage all interested candidates who are passionate about property and land rights to apply for this exciting opportunity in London.