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In House Lawyer Role in Reading, Berkshire FT 12 month contract

Property Litigation and General Litigation/Commercial Manager

A new vacancy has arisen with a blue chip company based near to Reading. They have an assignment starting asap on a full time basis. 12 months in duration.
Looking for a litigation manager/lawyer to work in house. Job spec is below.
Main criteria appear to be availability to start asap, experience of property litigation and landlord & tenant matters.
ROLE DESCRIPTION
Role Title      Litigation Manager (Lawyer)
MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE
To provide dispute resolution advice to the Business and in particular the Estates team to satisfy best practice, mitigate risk and control costs to ensure litigation spend is within budget.  Advice to include all matters relating to landlord and tenant legislation within the UK and Code rights.
Responsible for the management and resolution of hostile and non-hostile NTQs, breaches of agreement (landlord or tenant breaches), rent review arbitrations and access issue resolution.
PERSON SPECIFICATION (EXPERTISE)
Required (minimum)      Desired
Experience (technical, managerial, industry)    Strong experience of estate property management or property dispute management.
Strong experience of dispute resolution systems (including Court processes).
Good experience of managing external suppliers.
Education level / Qualifications (professional, vocational)
Degree or higher in legal and/or estate management qualification and membership of one of the legal or surveyor professional groups.
MRICS /Qualified Lawyer /legal executive
Skills / Knowledge
Commercially astute
Knowledge and experience of law of property, including landlord and tenant legislation (1954 Act in particular) across the UK, telecommunications legislation  (particularly Code Powers)
Computer literate, with excellent working knowledge of Excel and databases
CV to cv@ten-percent.co.uk – Jonathan Fagan
Jonathan Fagan

Jonathan Fagan LLM FIRP is Managing Director of Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment. He has been recruiting solicitors and legal support staff for law firms and in house legal departments for over 17 years and handles roles from junior fee earners through to partners and law firm sales/purchases. A non-practising solicitor on the Roll since 2000, he is also the author of a number of legal career books, which are available at www.legalcareercoaching.co.uk. You can contact Jonathan at cv@ten-percent.co.uk