Commercial Property Conveyancer / Solicitor – £40k - £45k DOE

Recruiter
Brook Street UK
Location
Portsmouth
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Commercial Conveyancer / Solicitor - £40k - £45k DOE + 18month succession plan to Director

Brook Street is pleased to be working with a progressive and dynamic firm of Solicitors based in Portsmouth. Our client has been established for over 40 years and are looking for a Commercial Conveyancer / Solicitor to take on the director's workload slowly through an 18 month succession plan to become a Director. My Client specialises in Residential and Commercial Conveyancing, Dispute Resolution, Employment, and Wills, Trusts and Probates. Our client is offering a starting salary between £40k and £45k with 25 days holiday, free parking, training, and would support business development/marketing activities on behalf of the practice.

Key Responsibilities:

* All aspects of commercial conveyancing including sales and purchases of properties and businesses, mortgage and re-financing - both individual and portfolio.
* Landlord & Tenant matters including grant and assignment of leases, lease renewals, licenses to assign and to alter, among other things.
* Development acquisitions & disposals, pension properties, joint venture agreements and all other aspects of commercial property.
* Have a clear understanding of commercial banking documents, such as debentures and personal guarantees.
* Conduct of matters on behalf of clients in an appropriate and efficient manner.
* Management of support services including departmental secretaries.
* Participation in marketing activities whether on a practice wide or departmental basis.
* Financial control, with particular regard to cash flow, through accurate time recording, collection of monies on account and billing procedures.
* Ensure CPD activities are adequate and properly recorded.
* Ensure compliance with SRA Code of Conduct and requirements for all matters for which you have conduct and promptly advise Head of Department of any matter of concern.
* Share knowledge and ideas with your colleagues in the department and practice wide, as appropriate.
* Any other reasonable duties as directed by the Head of Department. Managing Sub-contractors

The successful candidate

* Will be a Solicitor with considerable conveyancing experience (4+ years PQE* within Conveyancing)
* You will have some experience of supervision and a desire to build the Conveyancing Department
* Dealing with a mixed caseload of Commercial Property with some Residential Property transaction work
* Have good communication skills
* Ability to work well within a team

This is a permanent full-time position with an immediate start for the right candidate, however we expect a 3 month notice period therefore we are at least looking for someone to be in position by the beginning of May. This would suit someone who 3-4 years Post Qualification Experience.

If you are interested in the role and looking for work it would speed up your application process if you completed an online registration with Brook Street as soon as possible via the following link: https://(url removed)/account/registration.aspx. This registration will need to be completed to progress your application for this role or any future roles you apply for.

To send your CV please apply via the advert or directly on Brook Street`s website. For more information please contact Ben G at Brook Street Portsmouth on (Apply online only) or apply to send your CV

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