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Solicitor / Associate - Commercial Property

Solicitor / Associate - Commercial Property

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    up to £40,000

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Wycherley

  • Contact email:

    kathryn@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    KW17890

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-07

An exciting opportunity for a SOLICITOR / ASSOCIATE (COMMERCIAL PROPERTY) to join a leading, international law firm with offices across the globe.

They are flexible on location for the right candidate and can offer either Manchester or Liverpool.

Role Overview

To manage a varied caseload within the Property Litigation team from inception to conclusion.

  • Managing a caseload (for example rent arrears claims, possession actions and Landlord and Tenant Act applications)
  • Client liaison in writing and over the telephone
  • Communicate in writing and by telephone with solicitors, courts and all other interested parties
  • Drafting documents
  • Business development
  • Instructing Counsel and experts
  • Preparation of reports to clients
  • Negotiating with the other side
  • Undertake appropriate additional tasks provided by the Team Leader
  • Generally assisting senior solicitors and partners with their work load including preparing court bundles, general court diary management, obtaining information from the Land Registry/conducting investigations and reviewing files, deeds and legal research

Candidate Requirements

  • Knowledge, experience and interest in the property sector and property law is essential – including having undertaken a minimum 6-month training seat in property and also a litigation seat (whether property litigation or commercial litigation)
  • Good IT skills
  • Previous experience of managing a caseload
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise and plan work appropriately so that deadlines are met
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Professional and positive attitude towards work
  • Adheres to guidelines and procedures
  • Demonstrates an understanding of clients’ needs/expectations

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 to 17:30

Department: Property Litigation

On offer is a generous salary, commensurate with experience, along with a market-leading benefits package and an opportunity to work with a world-leading law firm.


Contact Kathryn@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion - 0151 242 1630 / 07858 388 799