Legal Case Manager

Job Details

London borough of Islington are looking for an Legal case manager Reporting to the Legal and Surveying Team Manager, the Legal Repairs Team Case Manager is responsible for delivering an excellent standard for the Legal Repairs Team.


  1. Effectively project managing high profile cases, maintaining clear communications with Head of service, senior management, members of the team, and other internal staff, contractors and residents.
  2. Ensure that Legal repairs projects are delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality. To liaise and negotiate with contractors.
  3. Examine tenders, invoices, accounts and claims rendered by contractors and respond appropriately. Obtain tenders/quotations from approved contractors for works not covered by the main contracts, and ensure that proper approvals for expenditure are obtained before ordering any works, all to be in accordance with Islington Councils policy and procedures.
  4. Maintain the highest possible standards of achievements, such that projects and programs are delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality.
  5. Give support and guidance to colleagues and provide specialist knowledge on the Freedom of information act 2000 and Data Protection Act.
  6. To liaise with all relevant stakeholders in order to maximise the efficiency and effectiveness of the service through scoping of works, management and utilisation of all resources
  7. To work proactively with the Finance department to ensure all financial procedures are effective and co-operating in accordance with the organisational policy. To prepare, control and manage specific budget streams
  8. Set up systems to ensure that finance related-tasks include monitoring and reconciliation of income and expenditure are completed effectively to support the service.
  9. To attend site with surveyors if required, legal team consultants to assess works/ progress to ensure works are completed to Islington Councils standards in the most efficient timescales.

£29.62 umbrella