DBR03664 Senior Legal Advisor

Local Government, Public Sector

We are recruiting a Senior Legal Advisor for a public sector client in Belfast: To be Responsible for the provision of legal advice and oversight of the purchase and sale of properties and decision making, following assessment of risk in high-value transactions:

Responsible for the provision of corporate legal services, to include advice on the organisation’s rules, structures, charity law, data protection, company law, housing law including regulatory issues, the law of private tenancies, litigation and insolvency:

Qualification – Essential

Qualification as a Solicitor entitling to practice in Northern Ireland
Current practising certificate from the Law Society or Bar Council
Evidence of CPD as required by Law Society & Bar Council
Substantial post qualification experience in Northern Ireland in the field of Residential Conveyancing law and practice, civil and property litigation and practice
Advanced – Microsoft; Word, PowerPoint, – Excel & Outlook

Skills, Abilities & Experience – Essential

Experience of legal research; interpreting legislation and summarising key points of relevant legal case law
Experience of procuring & managing external legal services
Knowledge of commercial and property law, civil and property litigation, procurement law, contract law, data protection and housing law
Knowledge of social and affordable housing
Knowledge of document management systems and working in a paperless office
Knowledge of loan facility agreements
Knowledge of corporate governance
Knowledge of charity law
Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Ability to prioritise and organise work to respond to urgent competing demands while meeting deadlines.
Ability to make decisions and to assess risk on behalf of the organisation
Ability to manage staff, set objectives and assess the performance
Commercially astute with excellent oral and written communication skills
Proven ability to draft, reviewing and evaluating contractual documentation with a wide range of service providers and stakeholders.
Drafting letters of instruction to external solicitors and liaising with them.
Excellent judgement when under pressure
Enhanced CRB/DBS; on the disclosure & barring service update system
Able to provide Three Years of references – required
To apply for this role, candidates require a full work history with no unexplained gaps
Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy

Ref: DBR03664
Job Title: Senior Legal Advisor
Salary: £23.13 per hour PAYE
Location: Belfast
Hours: 37 hours per week
Duration: Min 3 Months – Extension on Performance

To apply for this job email your details to info@diamondblaquee.com.