Commercial Property Solicitor (10 years PQE)

Middle Group
Central London, London
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The role:

Our Client based in London with offices in Peterborough and Cambridge have over 100 staff across various legal sectors including corporate and commercial, employment, commercial property, constructions & disputes are highly regarded and their practice area heads are consistently rated both in the "legal 500" and "chambers" directories and have a client base both national and internationally.

The role is suited to a solicitor with at least 10 years London experience and comes with an established following, the role involves generating work for him/herself through maximising their following and business development opportunities, delegating working to the rest of the commercial property team.

The ideal Candidate should have:

  • A strong level of knowledge and competence across all the mainstream commercial property law disciplines is required, commensurate with post-qualification experience as specified above.
  • A genuine desire to grow the business through business development opportunities and networking with other professionals and contacts, individually and as part of a team.
  • Legal competence and strong 'soft skills’ are essential, as is cultural 'fit’ with both the team and the firm as a whole.
  • Utilising to their full potential their business development opportunities and skills.
  • Working alongside other members of the team to deliver larger or more complex matters in the most efficient and client-focused manner, as well as delegating non-complex/routine work to other members of the team, thus freeing time to develop more business.
  • The emphasis is on a candidate who is able to work independently on both fee earning and business development and who will be keen to develop initiatives in conjunction with the Head of Commercial Property
  • Be self-motivated and capable of working to deadlines
  • Give client care and relationship building a high priority
  • Be a team player whilst also able to work alone
  • Be able to prioritise workloads whilst remaining resilient under pressure and competing demands
  • Enjoy building relationships across our teams and locations and be able to do so quickly
  • Possess strong communication skills, a flexible approach and a willingness and desire to help grow the team
  • Need periodically to work in the Peterborough office (particularly so during the first few weeks for induction purposes.)

.The Package:

The remuneration package is very competitive and in line with experience and qualifications. Career development is suitably promoted at all levels