Sr. Attorney-at-Law Conveyancing


The incumbent is required to manage the activities of the Conveyancing Unit of the Legal Division to stimulate the continued efficiency and effectiveness of the Corporation.



  • Reports to the Divisional Manager, Legal.
  • Works closely with Attorneys, Executive Management and other relevant stakeholders.



  • Drafts, reviews and certifies conveyances, leases, mortgages, deeds of release, contracts and other legal documents.
  • Manages operational activities of the Conveyancing Unit.
  • Manages, coordinates and oversees the conveyancing team of the Corporation.
  • Conducts research and provides legal advice and opinions on property law matters.
  • Reads cadastral maps, surveys and plans.
  • Represents the Corporation and various operational committee meetings, court and meetings with stakeholders.
  • Reviews correspondence, identifies risks and develops and implements measures to mitigate against negative impacts to the Corporation.
  • Forms part of the Tender Evaluations Team and negotiating team with external stakeholders on behalf of the Corporation for contracts.
  • Prepares monthly conveyancing report and assists with the preparation of Division reports, annual budgets and strategic business plans.
  • Advises and guides Department Managers in execution of their duties.
  • Administers training to sensitise staff about the laws and regulations relevant to the Corporation’s operations to ensure compliance.
  • Monitors and evaluates performance of subordinate staff through the enforcement of the Corporation’s Performance Management System, including conducting performance appraisals.
  • Provides coaching and mentoring to employees.
  • Performs any other related duties and responsibilities consistent with the job title/position.



  • Bachelor of Law Degree.
  • Legal Education Certificate (LEC).
  • Admitted to practice Law in Trinidad and Tobago.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience as an Attorney-at-Law with conveyancing experience and at least four (4) years’ supervisory experience.
  • Strong and varied experience in conveyancing.
  • Contract formation, preparation, review and drafting experience.
  • Experience in litigation will be an asset.



  • Comprehensive knowledge of landlord/tenant laws and real property law.
  • Working knowledge civil procedures and practices.
  • Working knowledge of legislation, procedures and practices relevant to the operations of the Corporation.
  • Detail-oriented, including proofreading and grammatical accuracy.
  • Business Administration – knowledge of how to manage all or part of an organisation by developing strategies, planning, allocating resources (human, financial, material, intellectual), controlling procedures and evaluating outcome.
  • Organised, self-motivated, results-oriented, persistent and committed, able to cope well in stress related environments.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and interpersonal).
  • Professional with autonomy, proactivity, empathy and high service orientation.
  • Good analytical, problem solving and information gathering skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Competence in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project)


Deadline for receipt of all applications is: April 20, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Housing Development Corporation
Employment Type
Salary and benefits
Salary and benefits info not provided.
Salary negotiable
Your Career Level
Senior Career
Years Experience
Minimum of Seven (7) years'
Your Education Level
Bachelor of Law
View Employer
Log In and Apply
Upload your CV/Resume
Additional Personal Details
Other details about you

Terms of Use/Notifications

Do you agree to our Terms of Use & Privacy Statement?

Receive updates & notifications from Caribbean Opus



The 10 islands have different currencies. We will be using USD as the general currency on the website.