Legal Counsel- Estate Renewals

England, Berkshire, Reading
£60000 - £75000 per annum
14 Jun 2024
12 Jul 2024
JN -062024-6451978
Sarah Wilson
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Property and Planning
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a Fixed Term Contract position for a Property Legal Counsel to join a nationwide business with offices based in Reading.

Client Details

This company based in Reading offer a wide range of services to thousands of customers across the country.


The Property Legal Counsel position based in Reading will involve the following tasks:

  • Provide direct support to the estates renewals function
  • Review Heads of Terms, liaise with the Site Provider's Solicitor to ensure it is similarly instructed and check any site-specific queries
  • Prepare draft Code Agreements
  • Negotiate the Code Agreement with the Site Provider's Solicitor
  • Provide updates to operational teams about how cases are progressing
  • Complete Code Agreements in line with internal policies
  • Provide additional support to the wider estates team as required


The successful candidate for the Property Legal Counsel will need to have the following skills and experience:

  • Be a qualified solicitor
  • Have experience of working in a similar role focusing on commercial property
  • Have a strong understanding of code agreements
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be able to work independently

Job Offer

This is a fixed term contract position for 12 months.

Hybrid working is available- 3 days a week in the office.

Parking is available on site and close to public transport links.

Extensive company benefits.