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Legal Executive Officer

Location: BLACKBURN, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 11.38-13.91 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour
Sector: Legal Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: X3-238276

NEW and exciting opportunity is available to work as a Legal Executive Officer for a local authority. The contract is initially planned to run until the middle of March 2020 with the contract being further extended beyond this point or the contract becoming permanent.  

As a Legal Executive Officer, you will be working in Property department to cover the following tasks: 

  • Deeds/File safe procedures (for own matters)
  • Land Registry searches
  • Dealing with the Land Registry Direct Debit account
  • Dealing with any Ground rent/ Rentcharge queries
  • Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders
  • Accepting Notices of Charge/Transfer on behalf of the authority 
  • Examine New Leases of authority owned Property
  • Looking at property owned by the authority and see whether the lease needs renewing 
  • Registering General Vesting Declarations at the Land Registry
  • Title Investigations
  • General Highways advice
  • First Registration of the authority owned land at the Land Registry
  • Permanent Traffic Regulation Orders
  • Section 106 (TCPA1990) Agreements
  • Serving Section 25 (LTA1954) Notices
  • Compulsory Purchases of residential property
  • Land amalgamations at the Land Registry
  • Sealing (when required)
  • Dealing with Cemeteries and Grave queries
  • Reports on Title
  • Land Purchases
  • Land Sales
  • Licences to Assign
  • Licences to Sub/Underlet
  • Stopping Up Order applications at the Magistrates’ Court
  • Serving Section 146 (LPA1925) Notices

Candidate requirements: 

  • Preferably local Government or in house experience 
  • Strong legal background 
  • Ability to communicate with people from all levels 
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure 

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a well known local authority. Apply now if it is of interest. 

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