Estates Officer

London (Greater)
Circa £50,000
18 Dec 2020
15 Jan 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

The Inn

Middle Temple is one of the four Inns of Court which have the exclusive right to call men and women who have completed the necessary academic qualifications, to the Bar of England and Wales. This entitles them, after a period of pupillage (vocational training), to practice as Barristers. The Inn holds numerous events and functions throughout the year and is also available for private hire.

The Estates Department

Middle Temple’s estate consists of an interesting and historically important collection of buildings ranging from Middle Temple Hall built in 1570 through to post war properties constructed in sympathetic style in the 1950s. A large number of the buildings are listed and together with associated courtyards and gardens, all sit within ‘The Temple’ conservation area. The Estates team is charged with the maintenance and upkeep of an important and unusual estate in central London, comprising significant properties which are let both to commercial tenants (typically, but not exclusively, Barristers’ Chambers) and as residential units for members of the Inn, as well as the buildings of the Inn which range from an Elizabethan Great Hall to a library, gardens, meeting and conferencing facilities and its offices. The income generated from these properties is used for the maintenance of the Inn itself, continuously improving our portfolio, and to support the wider objectives supporting the legal profession. The team are based on site and are responsible for managing all aspects of running the estate from routine maintenance through to capital refurbishment projects and property acquisitions.

The Role

At this challenging time for the property market, we need an individual with real flair for developing strong relationships with tenants and an entrepreneurial approach to help identify the best approach to reletting vacated accommodation and sustaining our revenues. Experience in managing rolling Maintenance programmes and one-off refurbishment projects, and a strong understanding of planning law and practice is also desirable, as is having worked extensively on identifying and taking advice from professional consultants.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please click the 'apply' button today and send a letter with your CV explaining how you qualify for the role, what you would bring to it, and why it is a natural next career step for you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 10 January 2021.

Due to the volume of applications received, we cannot contact all unsuccessful applicants in person. If you do not hear from us within four weeks, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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