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Property Litigation Solicitor 12 Month Contract in Reading

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 jobs@interimlawyers.co.uk – Jonathan Fagan

Jonathan Fagan is a legal recruitment consultant for Interim Lawyers and Managing Director of Ten-Percent.co.uk Limited. "I have been recruiting solicitors and legal support staff for law firms and in house legal departments for over 16 years. I am a non-practising solicitor, on the Roll since June 2000, and also a director of the Ten-Percent Group of Legal Recruitment websites. I also regularly comment on legal recruitment via my blog http://www.legalrecruitment.blogspot.co.uk. Interim Lawyers is the specialist locum arm of the Ten-Percent group and we have over 700 locums on the books. We can usually keep our locums busy throughout the year, although it does very much depend on the market. Get in touch with me to register assignments or look for locum work."