Yolk Recruitment Ltd
Bestwood Village
09 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

  • Efficient drafting, reviewing and negotiating of legal documents including commercial contracts including:
    • Freehold and leasehold transactions
    • Lease renewals in the retail sector
    • Drafting and negotiating contracts relating to client’s matter
    • Preparing reports on file and researching when required
    • Communicating effectively with people of all levels including solicitors, clients and third parties
    • Supervision of a small team of lawyers, undertaking training and mentoring
    • Attending courses for further personal development
    • Recording of hours work for billing
    • Effectively handling work for cost control


  • Good knowledge and experience of contracts and commercial law including real estate, landlord and tenant and lease renewals
  • Lease renewals experience in the retail sector is desirable
  • Associate Solicitor 6-7 years PQE
  • Able to work independently using own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Professional and coherent communication skills, both written and orally
  • Team player who has ability to work collaboratively or equally independently
  • Proven ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • Proven ability to supervise a small team within a larger team
  • Develop a team through training and mentoring
  • Strategic management and business skills are essential


  • 25 days holidays with bank holidays on top with a holiday buy scheme
  • Bupa cover and health insurance
  • Free parking at the firm
  • Cycle to work schemes
  • Childcare vouchers

How to Apply

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role - then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.*

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