Property Lawyer (9 Months Fixed Term Contract)

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Fixed term contract, Permanent, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1365636

 Job Description

Job Title: Property Lawyer Contract Type: 6 Months Fixed Term Contract Salary: £29,073-£35,534 Closing Date: 10am, Monday 22nd October 2018

About the Role

To work alongside the Senior Property Lawyer in providing NIW with legal advice on the following land and property areas:

Acquisition and disposal of land, wayleaves, rights of way, legal disputes, land and property leases, contractual matters and advice on land and property law.  These areas are ultimately the responsibility of the Director of Asset Delivery and the Asset Delivery Team and the lawyer will work closely with this team of in house colleagues.

Job Activities /Accountabilities 

  • To provide legal advice as required on areas of strategic importance to Northern Ireland Water
  • To provide legal advice and assistance in respect of the Water and Sewerage Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 and other legislative provisions
  • To provide timely and effective advice on all legal aspects that impact on the business of Northern Ireland Water, for example land and property law.
  • To provide advice on disputes between Northern Ireland Water and other third parties
  • To provide advice and assistance in relation to litigation including criminal prosecutions
  • To provide advice on contractual issues and disputes
  • To prepare and advise on legal documents relating to the purchase, lease and disposal of land and property, granting of easements, creation of rights of way, and all other associated legal documents
  • To attend court and Lands Tribunal hearings on behalf of Northern Ireland Water
For further details please see job description
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