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In-House Property Lawyer (Building Safety) London/Hybrid (4 month contract)

London, UK | 3-6 months contract

Reference: EL0066

PQE: 5yrs+

Consultant: Liam Taaffe

In-House Property Lawyer (Building Safety) London/Hybrid (4-month contract)

Our client is a leading Property Services and Development business based in the Westend of London however, this opportunity can be 3 days remote. Your role will focus on Building Safety legal matters where you’ll take full control and leadership on residential property matters with a direct report to the General Counsel.

The Role
You will focus on residential property and construction matters with a considerable workload relating to building safety remediation, disputes and compliance, including contentious and non-contentious issues arising from building safety construction defects. This role requires your full responsibility to manage external solicitors advising on obligations arising under Government funded remediation projects for cladding/façade materials on high-rise buildings. You will assist and advise on residential Lease and Tenant issues arising from the costs of major works and remediation of unsafe buildings and assisting compliance with the requirements of the Building Safety Act 2002 and ancillary secondary legislation.

The Candidate
Must be a residential property litigation lawyer with knowledge of Landlord & Tenant legislation matters. Must be a UK Qualified solicitor having gained considerable experience in handling substantial caseloads autonomously with minimal supervision. Candidates with prior experience of, and legal issues relevant to ground rent and residential long leasehold interests would be advantageous.

For further information, please contact Liam Taaffe at EMEA Legal on liam@emea.legal or 0207 183 9122