Legal Assistant

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    Southampton, Hampshire

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    £20000 - £25000 per annum + +benefits

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    Ben Guppy

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Legal Assistant - Land acquisition
Up to £25,000 + benefits

Astute Technical Recruitment are looking for a Legal Assistant to join an established, privately owned house building company in their land acquisition team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy team and would suit somebody with a keen interest in property development and land acquisition.

Roles & Responsibilities
As Legal Assistant within the Land Buying team your duties will consist of (but not be limited to): -

  • Supporting the Land Buyer with coordinating and managing legal correspondence, planning obligations and contracts
  • Reviewing legal and planning documentation for potential sites and highlighting any concerns with costs or issues for the viability of the site
  • Working with housing associations and social housing providers to oversee the preparation, progression and completion of land sales and build contracts
  • Preparing files, documents and correspondence for review and sign off
  • Maintaining systems to ensure data integrity

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a similar role
  • A keen interest in property development or land acquisition

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this Legal Assistant role:

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • 21 days holiday
  • Eligibility to join profit-based bonus scheme after a year

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Ben Guppy on 02393 910038 or send a CV and Cover letter to bguppy@astutetechnical.co.uk

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.