Assistant Solicitor - real estate

£50000 - £85000 per annum
12 Nov 2017
12 Dec 2017
Ian Mouland
Experience / PQE
PQE 1 - 3 years
Contract Type
A unique opportunity for a two to four year pqe to gain valuable experience with an experienced real estate partner. This partner will have annual billings of circa £800k to £1m and there is the very real possibility of inheriting this practice within five to ten years upon the retirement of the partner.

The ideal candidate will be able to handle the purchase and sale of commercial and residential freehold with minimal supervision once settled. On purchases, the candidate will be expected to investigate title, carry out all requisite searches and report on title to the client. The candidate will be able to review the contract and report thereon to the partner. Where the transaction is the purchase of a new lease, the candidate will be expected to report on the lease. The candidate will be able to understand key provisions in both a commercial and a residential lease. The candidate will have experience of drafting commercial leases and handling management matters such as preparing licences to assign, sublet and for alterations. The candidate will be able to prepare and submit SDLT returns and Land Registry applications.