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Closing Date: 25 January 2021

Legal Adviser – Job ref: A248

Legal Adviser – Job ref: A248

Working with our partners in government, Co-Ownership has transformed affordable housing across Northern Ireland.  Our vision is to use our expertise in affordable home ownership solutions to provide as many eligible households as we can with an opportunity to own their own home.  Our mission is to build on the 30,000 affordable homes we have already provided through Co-Ownership and also develop new and innovative products in response to the changing demands within the market as a result of economic changes.

Our legal team has responsibility for providing a high standard of legal services and advice to Co-Ownership and its subsidiaries. The legal team provides practical legal support to all functions in the organisation working collaboratively to achieve effective business solutions.

This is an exciting time to join our legal team with the recent introduction of our solicitor portal, a new equity sharing lease and as we look forward to ways in which we can improve our performance through new methods of working.

We are looking for a full-time permanent Legal Adviser with 3 - 5 years’ post qualification experience in Northern Ireland in the field of Residential Conveyancing law and practice and Civil and Property litigation and practice to join our legal team.


Salary:                                         The salary range is currently £38,890 - £41,881 gross per annum (pro-rata).

Hours of Work:                            This post is full time (37 hours per week) and based in Co-Ownership’s office in Belfast City Centre.  Flexi-time is available for this role.

Pension Scheme:                         Northern Ireland Local Government Officers Superannuation Scheme (NILGOSC).  Co-Ownership makes an employer’s contribution of 19%.  Staff contributions range from 5.5% to 8.5%.

Private Health Insurance:             This is offered to all permanent staff.  Additional membership for other family members can be purchased through salary deduction.

How to apply:


To download a Guide for Applicants pack and an application form, please click on the hyperlink attached:


Closing date is: 12.00pm Monday 25th January 2021


We regret late applications will not be accepted.

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