rights of light surveyor in london

14 August 2018
mitchell barker, randstad cpe
job type
£ 65,000 - £ 80,000 per year, package
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construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 65,000 - £ 80,000 per year, package
reference number
mitchell barker, randstad cpe
0203 680 0640
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job description

Rights of Light Surveyor

Are you an experienced Senior Rights of Light Surveyor looking for that next step? Would you like to be No. 2 within a Rights of Light team for a highly successful national multi-disciplinary consultancy, with some of the best projects in London? If so read on...

A long established multi-disciplinary consultancy with seven national offices is seeking a talented Rights of Light Surveyor to be a No. 2 to the Partner within this division of the business. The candidate should have experience in dealing with common law rights of light matters and with assessing daylight and sunlight for planning. AutoCAD experience is not essential but would be an advantage. The role can be based from either their cental London office just a stones throw from the trendy Borough Market, or their office in Kent.

What the Rights of Light Surveyor can expect:

* Up to £85,000 basic salary
* Highly competitive contributory pension
* 25 days annual leave
* Life assurance
* Discretionary bonuses
* Potential for equity partnership

Responsibilities of the Rights of Light Surveyor:

* Advising clients both internal and external on the implications to their project in respect of daylight, sunlight and common law rights of light
* Preparing expert reports and providing expert evidence (less frequently) in connection with both planning applications/ appeals and for the Courts
* Offering advice on risk management and avoidance of issues that might affect the progress of a project
* Managing existing and developing new client relationships.

Requirements of the Rights of Light Surveyor:

* Knowledge of a range of relevant case law relating to rights of light is essential as is a working knowledge of BR209 Site Layout Planning for Daylight and Sunlight published by BRE.
* Must be able to act autonomously in bringing in new business and advising clients from first enquiry through to potentially giving expert evidence to a tribunal.
* Excellent report writing skills are essential.

Party Walls etc

* Experience in acting as an appointed surveyor under the Party Wall Etc. Act 1996 and have a reasonable working knowledge of the Act.
* Membership of Pyramus and Thisbe may be an advantage.


* Some knowledge of dealing with boundary disputes in domestic situations would be desirable.

Expert Evidence

* Whilst experience in court or other tribunal is not essential, the person should have experience of writing expert reports in compliance with Civil Procedure Rules and RICS guidance.

Building Surveying Experience

* Experience in other fields of Building Surveying including Dilapidations, Contract Administration and Building Surveys may be an advantage.

Interested? Apply now with your CV or call Mitchell Barker on 077990 75872 for a confidential discussion about your career options.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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