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

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