Landlord and Tenant Litigator

All The Talents Ltd
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a local solicitor firm with over ten local branches across North London and surrounding areas.

Established for over four decades they have grown from a small office to one of North London’s most prominent firms with a large team of fully qualified and highly trained solicitors covering all aspects of law. They are part of the local community and are exceptionally well regarded, being known for their professional yet friendly approach. They pride themselves on their ability to maintaining long term relationships with their clients who regard the firm as their family solicitor. They also pride themselves on creating a happy and supportive environment for their staff.

A new opportunity has opened for an individual, experienced Landlord and Tenant Litigation matters specialising in Lease Extensions and Lease Enfranchisements in the Enfield office . This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a well reputed multi-site High Street Solicitor in the North London Area. This will be a fantastic chance for someone who wants to develop their potential and who can show ambition.

Required skills:

  • Previous experience in Landlord and Tenant matters in a well-respected practice

  • Previous experience in Lease Extensions and Lease Enfranchisements - essential

  • Law degree (or equivalent GDL degree)

  • Be self-motivated; be able to run a caseload of contentious matters with minimal supervision;

Daily responsibilities will include:

  • Provide comprehensive legal advice working to the Law Society, Lexcel and Solicitors Regulation Authority standards to all Barnes and Partners Clients

  • Manage a full caseload of defendant landlord and tenant and debt litigation matters including but not limited to: possession claims, assured short hold tenancies, enforcements of covenants, landlords consents, enfranchisement/lease extensions and removal of squatters

  • Manage day to day contact with clients, gaining clients’ confidence and that of other professionals

  • Provide written, telephone and office costs estimates to prospective clients/ Introducers with a full breakdown of costs and disbursements as requested

  • Provide timely and accurate legal advice to potential clients

  • Provide timely and accurate reports of all cases to clients

  • Research documentation and case history to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures

  • Draw up contracts and other legal documentation

  • Instruct advocates to attend hearings and fully brief them

  • Attend hearings as an advocate

  • Ensure that billing takes place promptly and that outstanding balances are collected as soon as feasible

  • To achieve all individual financial costs targets

  • To maximise the firm’s potential to cross - sell services by identifying appropriate opportunities

  • Provide monthly reports of all cases

  • Complete daily timesheets

About you:

• Excellent communication Skills,

• Good IT skills,

• Good time management skills,

• Self-motivated,

• Organise own workload with minimum supervision,

• Cope effectively in demanding circumstances,

• Work to a pace without errors,

• Flexible approach to work,

• Accuracy and attention to detail.


£35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience