INTERESTED IN WORKING FOR LEASE?
For more than 20 years we have been providing free information, initial advice and guidance to members of the public about residential leasehold law. We are always looking for intelligent, positive, engaging and fun people to join our organisation.
- To provide initial legal advice to clients of LEASE on all aspects of the law relating to leasehold and park homes in England.
- To provide advice and assistance to the Chief Executive and the management team.
A Legal Adviser is expected to:
- Respond to requests for advice by telephone, letter, e-mail and personal visits to the office in order to meet the agreed KPIs.
- Provide advice in verbal or written form, setting out the client’s legal position and the courses of action available within statute and common law, sufficient to empower the client to take appropriate action.
- Provide advice in seminars with groups of residential leasehold and park home customers, in the office or on-site visits.
- Carry out reading and research into law and practice to maintain a sufficient level of knowledge to provide an efficient advisory role; research into special areas as required.
- Draft input to reports produced by LEASE, including responses and submissions to Government.
- Draft input to new or revised Advisory materials published by LEASE.
- Attend meetings, seminars, courses and conferences as required.
- Comply with LEASE’s Health and Safety and Company policies.
- Undertake appropriate induction and training in residential leasehold law as will be given.
Person Specification: Eligibility Criteria
Candidates should have:
- Legal qualification (eg law degree, LPC or equivalent)
- Excellent inter-personal skills with the ability to communicate complex issues with customers in a plain English fashion, including writing accurately and succinctly.
- Evidence of mastering complex issues.
- Evidence of the ability to meet daily KPIs.
- Evidence of an ability to work within a demanding and pressurised environment.
- Ability and commitment to work in an open and publicly accountable manner as set out in the code of conduct.
- Ability to prioritise own workload to ensure delivery of KPIs.
- Evidence of commitment to team work and to appreciate organisational values.
- Appreciation and experience of IT in the business environment, including knowledge of Microsoft packages and internet resources.
- Previous experience in a telephone or advisory environment
- Knowledge of legislation relating to residential leasehold and park homes law.
- Knowledge of the wider residential property industry policy.
Salary: £29,000 – £36,000 depending on experience
We are keen to hear from you if you are interested in joining our team of expert volunteers. You can use your knowledge and expertise as part of a supportive team of like-minded individuals, and you can gain the satisfaction of knowing you are making a real difference.
If you are interested in joining us, please contact [email protected]
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