Responsible for undertaking a full range of property and conveyancing work.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES SPECIFIC TO THIS POST:
Listed below are the responsibilities this role will be primarily responsible for:
Conduct of a full conveyancing and property related workload, dealing personally with the more important and complex high value transactions.
To comply with procedures contained in legislation and the council’s constitution
To use experience and initiative to amend precedent to meet the requirements of client services for each transaction
To advise and register charges on properties in the ownership of persons in local authority care
To act on behalf of the council in its role as Deputy under the Court of Protection in the sale of property for vulnerable persons
To prepare agreements and licences under Section 38 and Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980 and Section 50 New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 together with releases of bonds and repayment of cash deposits
Where appropriate providing back up to the other PPP team members
Liaison and co-operation with all client services where appropriate.
Liaison and co-operation with other teams in the Legal and Democratic Services section.
Representing the Service at internal and external meetings as directed.
Keeping up to date on the law and practice relating to property and conveyancing and assisting in the implementation of changes in team procedures where required.
The generic responsibilities which will be undertaken in support of the above work include the following (if applicable).