Legal Property Specialist

in Nuneaton, West Midlands

The Legal Property Specialist will support the Fire Risk Manager, Health and Safety Managers and the Legal Property Department.   Reporting to the Fire Risk Manager with a dotted line to Head of Legal, Property, the successful candidate will support the team and respond to Fire Safety and Health and Safety queries relating to common areas both inside and outside of Holland and Barrett's demised areas.

Job Responsibilities

  • Researching lease agreements and searching appropriate registries to identify and subsequently liaise with Landlords with regard to common escape routes our colleagues and visitors may need to use in an emergency, that may have been identified as unsafe due to lack of maintenance, or otherwise compromised
  • Liaising with Landlords / landlords managing agents with regards to Health and Safety issues identified in common areas
  • Compose responses and communications to Landlords and their Managing Agents in relation to requests for documents and maintenance queries in respect of premises occupied and controlled by Holland and Barrett and also request Fire Risk Assessments covering the Landlord controlled common areas
  • Liaising with internal colleagues in Property/Estates regarding lease agreements and historical issues
  • Issuing “Letters before Actions”

​​​​​Job Qualifications

  • Have an interest in legal (preferably with a law degree) and a want to further develop their career long term within the legal services industry
  • Have an interest in Fire, Health and Safety and need to be conversant with the articles of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and have a general knowledge of Health and Safety Regulations
  • Have experience in dealing with complicated property related matters
  • Ideally have, with some property litigation experience
  • Able to work on their own initiative
  • Work as part of a team
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Proactive attitude
  • Attention to accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills

Other Details

  1. Job Type Contractual
  2. Job Location 2 Market Pl, Nuneaton CV11 4EA
  3. Category Property
  4. Posted Posted 1 week ago