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.
A well respected and highly recommended Solicitors firm.
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
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
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.
Qualified Solicitor/CILEx or proven track record of extensive experience