OneSource legal services is one of the most successful shared services in the country with over 70 fee earners providing comprehensive legal services to two Councils, schools and council owned companies. We are Lexcel accredited. We have made significant improvements since becoming an integrated team and over 90% of our clients rate our case work as good or excellent. We are constantly looking for better ways to deliver legal services and we hope you will want to be part of this exciting challenge.
About the Job
We are looking for two Legal Officers to join our Property and Regeneration Team.
Your role will be to assist Lawyers and Senior Lawyers in the provision of high quality, solution focused legal work to clients in different organisations. You will provide legal and administrative support across the area of Property and carry your own caseload of conveyancing work in relation to our clients’ housing (including right to buy) and commercial property portfolios.
The team is based in stunning modern offices in the Royal Docks overlooking London City Airport, directly next to public transport to central, north, east and south east of London and neighbouring home counties. From time to time our officers are required to travel to client offices within London Boroughs of Newham and Havering. We are at present largely working from home and have suitable technology, hardware and support made available to all staff.
You will hold a legal qualification up to degree level or have relevant equivalent work experience in a legal practice relating to Property. Local Government experience is desirable.
You will be a team player, highly motivated and resilient. You will be confident, able to act independently and use your initiative when appropriate to ensure client’s interests are protected.
We want everyone to choose Havering. When you apply for a job with us, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. Our residents and service users come from all walks of life, and so do our employees.
The London Borough of Havering has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.
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The closing date: - 3^rd July 2022 at 11:59pm
Please contact Eylon.Hector@oneSource.co.uk for further information or please visit www.havering.gov.uk/jobs
Please submit your C.V. with a covering letter outlining how you would be suitable for the role with due regard to the person specification attached to the job description.
Good luck with your application.