Information for candidates applying for the property lawyer vacancy in the Government Legal Department
|Job title||Property Lawyer|
|Application deadline||Midday on Wednesday 14 December 2016|
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is the third largest landowner in the UK. The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) is the department within MoD charged with responsibility for managing the MoD’s landholdings. The Head of Commercial Law within MoD Legal Advisers has set up an in-house legal team to work with DIO and has recruited a number of Legal Advisers who have been in post as the Property Law team since 2006. As a member of this team, which forms part of the MoDLA Commercial Law team, you will report directly to a Grade 6 qualified solicitor. The role will involve carrying out a large volume of transactional property related work on behalf of DIO; this will include sales and purchases of freehold and leasehold properties, as well as granting and taking commercial leases, easements and occupational licences. It will also involve dealing with a wide variety of ad hoc estate management and property law issues.