Mainline employment limited
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a vacancy for a full time Adjudicator, at a fast-paced Global Financial Services organisation.

Person Specification

The successful candidate for this role will be qualified in law to at degree level or equivalent. They will require excellent attention to detail, the ability to work independently, and to understand and interpret complex disputes submitted for resolution via the ADR procedure. The nature of this role demands excellent communication skills, strong commercial acumen and the ability to achieve deadlines. A flexible attitude to work is essential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Completing adjudications for the respective share of disputes referred to the DPS/LPS Scotland adjudicators
  • Resolving disputes between landlords and tenants and drafting adjudication decisions on behalf of The Deposit Protection Service/LPS Scotland/LPS Northern Ireland
  • Liaising with the Dispute Resolution Case Handlers and other key individuals within the DPS/LPS Scotland
  • Ability to work effectively and independently
  • To assist the Head of Adjudication/Senior Adjudicators by carrying out other reasonable tasks as they may request from time to time

Essential Skills, Experience and Competencies

  • Legal qualification - law degree level or equivalent (LLB, LPC, Chartered Legal Executive)
  • General knowledge of Landlord and Tenant law/Housing Acts
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Flexible in approach to work
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail

Desirable Skills, Experience and Competencies

  • Detailed knowledge of Landlord and Tenant Law/Housing Acts, however for the right candidate, full training will be given
  • Knowledge of the DPS
  • Experience in Civil Litigation/Dispute Resolution
  • Knowledge of Scottish/Northern Ireland contract and landlord/tenant law