• To support the functions relating to Highways Public Rights of Way, and Commons.
  • To prepare/draft all necessary standard legal documents relating to Commons searches, and Highways Orders and Notices, including understanding and applying the legislation relating to them.
  • Check content of documents and summarise ready for external advertising and distribute them.
  • To deal with the associated correspondence and telephone enquiries (particularly objections/representations), use appropriate judgement to forward query to the Economy and Infrastructure Directorate or explain background to order etc in person.
  • To liaise with the Economy and Infrastructure Directorate and Planning Inspectorate as appropriate, in particular to deal with objections to proposals.
  • To make arrangements for public inquiries and magistrates’ court hearings, in liaison where necessary with appropriate government departments.
  • To provide administrative support to the wider Commercial Legal Team, including providing office cover on a rota basis with others.
  • To check land titles as appropriate.
  • To assist with financial systems where appropriate.
  • To update clients website as appropriate.
  • To assist in the administration and updating of the Law Library.
  • To assist with sealing process of documents.
  • To receive visitors and deal appropriately with enquiries.
  • To assist with preparation, collation and distribution of documents and information.
  • To undertake filing, faxing and photocopying.
  • To write routine letters, answer, deal with and/or take messages in response to telephone enquiries.
  • To contribute to the development of office procedures, systems and practices.

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