Commercial Property Solicitor

Recruiter
Vanilla Recruitment
Location
Leicester
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking to recruit an experienced Commercial Property Solicitor with over 3 years PQE to work for a firm that believes in working hard to deliver the best service to their clients. Our client, has a welcoming, supportive and fun work environment which focuses on ensuring your career is enjoyable and rewarding.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing legal advice and assistance to clients
  • Managing a caseload to completion
  • Working where necessary as part of a project team
  • Compliance with firm policies time recording
  • Meeting financial and marketing targets
  • Maintaining a professional standard
  • Delegating work to trainee solicitors, paralegals and legal secretaries as appropriate
  • Carrying out risk assessments on all files and notifying compliance of any risks to the firm
  • To take part in pro-bono work
  • Keeping up to date with compliance procedures and policies
  • Keeping up to date with changes and developments in the law by reading journals and law reports

Skills and experience required:

  • 3 year PQE + in Commercial Property Law
  • Completion of a Solicitor Training contract, or CILEX equivalent
  • Excellent relationship building skills and communication
  • Strong client management skills, professionalism and integrity
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to plan work and prioritise tasks
  • Strong interpersonal skills, to work as part of a team or with other people and organisations
  • A professional approach to work, integrity and a respect for confidentiality

Salary and benefits:

  • £35,000 - 45,000
  • 25 days holiday, pension and benefits