Commercial Property Solicitor

JDI Legal
Newcastle upon Tyne
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Solicitor, 1-3 year PQE, to support a busy Commercial property team of this mid tier law firm.

The successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking and developing work within the Commercial Property team. The role will require you to develop and maintain current business relationships. A key responsibility will be to encourage a culture of cross selling throughout the firm by maximising opportunities and developing current / future client relationships by promoting effective and accurate legal support.

You will demonstrate the technical ability to handle a range of client work including Grant of Lease, Tenants taking lease, Sale of Commercial Lease, Freehold Purchase, Sale & Purchase and Landlord & Tenant Act 1954.

You will be required to deal efficiently and effectively with all clients and files for which you are responsible and be able to work with limited supervision.

You will have the ability to meet deadlines and deal with all correspondence in a timely fashion. In addition you should demonstrate the ability to prioritise and organise your workload effectively.

You will have a sound understanding of the local economy and demonstrate a high level of commercial awareness. You will be responsible for tracking competitor fee levels and service packages. In addition you will be responsible for ensuring that all clients are dealt with courteously and expeditiously, promoting a favorable image of the firm at all times.

The role will be full time and working mainly from the City Centre office but there could be occasions when working from another branch office in the region is required.