Property Solicitor

Property Solicitor


This is a Commercial/Agricultural Property position - Running a diverse caseload including leasehold sales and purchases, freehold sales and purchases. c£40,000 - £60,000 DOE, East Midlands area.

The Company:

A well respected and highly recommended Solicitors firm.

The Role:

This is a Commercial/Agricultural Property position. It will entail dealing with a range of Agricultural and Commercial property work. The successful candidate will be working closely with the Directors and other team members to continue to meet our clients’ expectations and to protect their best interests. We are very passionate about delivering high quality service to our clients and will expect the same from this role. You will be exposed to and have knowledge of a broad range of agricultural and commercial property matters. You will be joining a respected legal team where you will have the opportunity to further develop your career in a balanced and friendly work environment.

Running a diverse caseload including leasehold sales and purchases, freehold sales and purchases.

Dealing with all property matters, to include drafting of licences, leases, transfers.

Dealing with development sites and associated matters.

Negotiating and explaining terms of overage arrangements.

Advising on gifts of equitable interests in land.

Carrying out the purchase of freehold and leasehold properties including the investigation of title of registered and unregistered land.

Liaising with agents and accountants.

Attending to post-completion matters, including adverse and/or first registrations.  

Drafting Deeds of Easements, Deeds of Assignment, Deeds of Gift, Deeds of Release and Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreements. 

Undertaking research.

Active involvement in the growth and further development of the Firm's Commercial and Agricultural property services.

Assisting other fee earners and working with others to contribute to the achievement of the Firm’s corporate objectives.

Undertaking any other relevant and associated duties specified by the Team Supervisor and/or Directors.

Skills & Experience Required:

Experience of handling a diverse commercial property caseload.

Experience of using a computerised case management system.

Experience and competence in obtaining accurate instructions from clients in meetings.

Experience of drafting complex documentation.

Providing clients with quality advice and guidance.

Knowledge of agricultural and commercial property matters and relevant legislations such as the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

Knowledge and familiarity with the East Midlands region.

Experience/knowledge/willingness & the ability to develop knowledge of the often times overlapping aspects of property law.

Excellent Client Care and communication skills.

Computer Literate.

Team player, ability to work with and within a team.

Ability to work autonomously and to produce high quality work.

Excellent time management skills with strong prioritisation skills and ability to effectively manage own workload.

Good marketing skills and comfortable with networking.

Full UK Driving license is also required.  


Qualification/Experience Required:

Qualified Solicitor/CILEx or proven track record of extensive experience

If you are interested in this role, please email your CV to

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