Commercial Property Solicitor NQ-3PQE: Leeds

£32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
29 Sep 2016
29 Oct 2016
Kelly Reid
Experience / PQE
Newly Qualified, PQE 1 - 3 years
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Our client is a Top 45 law firm with offices throughout the UK. They have also been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards and achieved several top rankings in Chambers UK 2016

The Department

The national Real Estate team provides a complete range of legal and advisory services on all aspects of commercial property for both the public and private sector. They advise on and draft heads of terms, development agreements and associated construction, planning and site disposal matters, funding arrangements, freehold transfer and associated due diligence procedures, grant assignment and lease renewals. With clients in both the public and private sectors, including developers, local authorities, schools, colleges and healthcare providers, projects they have been involved with range from high value £100 million plus city centre regeneration schemes to smaller bespoke ventures. Their service includes the management of large property portfolios for occupiers and investors, advising on all matters. This includes easements, covenants, service charges and land registration.

The role

To manage a caseload of Real Estate cases including landlord and tenant, estate management work and acquisitions and disposals and provide support to other members of the team.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Manage own caseload of Real Estate cases including landlord and tenant, estate management work and acquisitions and disposals

  • Provide support to other members of the team

  • Draft and prepare various real estate documents

  • Liaise with internal and external parties, such as colleagues, clients, Land Registry, search agencies etc

  • Supervise and develop more junior members of staff as may be required

  • Complete MI procedures as and when required

  • Achieve set financial and chargeable targets

  • Ensure relevant deadlines, quality measures and KIPS are adhered to

  • Comply with relevant policies and procedures

  • Work in accordance with the firms' values

    This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.

The person specification
  • Qualified as a solicitor

  • Currently working in a Real Estate role

  • Excellent IT and typing skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent time management and organisation skills

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise

  • Ability to follow instructions

  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and targets

  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

  • Flexible approach

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. We aim to respond to all applications within two working days. If we have not contacted you within this time frame your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other positions that you may see in the future. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.

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