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Department: Legal
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Type: Full – time
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Bonus

 

Job Overview

Setting up and managing an in-house legal group for the Stonebond business.  The successful applicant will manage all land acquisition work and plot sales.  The role will work closely with the Board and all departments within the business to ensure a seamless transition from land purchase through to sale.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

Key responsibilities include:-

  • Dealing with all aspects associated with setting up an in-house legal team.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating land acquisition agreements including but not limited to Option Agreements, Conditional and Unconditional Contracts, Infrastructure Agreements and documents ancillary thereto.
  • Drafting and negotiating all plot conveyancing documentation including but not limited to acting on Affordable Housing Sales and the sale of private units. Stonebond are also recruiting a Property Paralegal to assist Chief Property Solicitor with this aspect of the role.
  • Managing an internal legal team which will initially comprise of one Property Paralegal to support Chief Property Solicitor.
  • Managing and updating the internal legal database.
  • Advising and supporting the business on any ad hoc Property related legal matters.
  • Managing external counsel and external legal spend to ensure that fees and spend are in line with agreed arrangements and the departmental budget and reporting to Board on the same.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Must be UK qualified Property Solicitor with relevant experience in the Development sector.
  • Must have at least 8 years PQE.
  • Mix of private practice and previous in-house experience is desirable but not essential.
  • Previous experience of managing a team is desirable but not essential.
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent record keeping and time management.

Please send CV and covering email to Andrew Cornelius, Chief Group Financial Officer

andrew.cornelius@stonebondltd.com

Department: Legal
Reports to: Chief Property Solicitor
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Type: Full – time
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Bonus

 

Job Overview

Assisting Chief Property Solicitor with land acquisition work and plot sales.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

Key responsibilities include:-

  • Running plot reservations using plot conveyancing software.
  • Managing the day to day work associated with private plot sales. The position will have responsibility for each private plot sale from reservation through to completion under the close supervision of Chief Property Solicitor.
  • Assisting Chief Property Solicitor with land acquisition matters including but not limited to the ordering and review of pre exchange searches, dealing with post completion applications to the Land Registry, answering requisitions on title from the Land Registry and dealing with the filing of SDLT returns.
  • Assisting Chief Property Solicitor with any drafting, proofing and research tasks.
  • Assisting Chief Property Solicitor with maintaining the internal legal database.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Experience with document management and search systems.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage own workload.
  • Personable and confident with good communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Please send CV and covering email to Andrew Cornelius, Chief Group Financial Officer

andrew.cornelius@stonebondltd.com

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

As a result of our recent success we have secured large additional funding from our shareholders. Stonebond Properties are looking to expand our operation with this increased funding and need to grow our team both internally within our office and externally across our many forthcoming developments.

Stonebond Properties is a privately owned company with a friendly progressive atmosphere. We put a great deal of care and attention into every development we deliver with a continuous goal of being the best.

If you would like to be a part of our team, have a look through the list of vacancies above and please send through your CV for consideration.

STONEBOND PROPERTIES GROWTH

Stonebond Properties believe there is an opportunity to expand regionally from its current base in Chelmsford using its successful business model and standardised operating processes and procedures.
Having established a reputation as one of the South East premier developers and following a period of continual growth, Stonebond is seeking to expand its area of operation into Kent, Hertfordshire and Berkshire, which will allow us to establish a growing presence in the Home Counties where the demand for new housing is strong.
Due to this expansion, we are actively looking for the best people to join our ever growing team in order for us to deliver our growth plans.

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