Commercial Property Solicitor 3 Yrs. PQE

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a leading South East firm with offices spanning Essex and Suffolk. They're recognised by the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners as being a leading regional law firm. Due to continued growth and success, the highly-regarded Commercial Property team are currently looking to recruit an Associate to join the team in their established, successful Sudbury office on a full-time, permanent basis. The ideal candidate is likely to have around 3 years+ PQE gained with a leading property practice.

The prime role of Fee Earner is to advise and assist clients in pursuit of their best interests and in comprehensive support and assistance to the Commercial Property Team and to assist the Partner in generating fee income by taking responsibility for the conduct of commercial property cases
on behalf of clients.

The team is almost 10 strong and ranked in the top tier of Legal 500 and is one of the leading commercial property teams in the region. They operate across the whole range of property services. Commercial property work undertaken includes freehold and leasehold acquisitions and disposals, lease renewals and portfolio management for occupiers and landlords including high-calibre, valuable clients.

The chosen Commercial Property Solicitor must be technically excellent but equally important, commercially aware. The firm is known for providing practical holistic commercial solutions.

Approx.3+ Yrs. PQE & knowledge of some or all the following is preferred:
- Drafting and approval of documents e.g. leases, contracts and ancillary
- Acquisition and disposal of freehold and leasehold commercial property and development sites.
- Leasehold property management work (e.g. licenses)
- Dealing with commercial lending

You will be a team player with a client focussed approach and able to demonstrate a willingness to be involved in business development activities. They will also have a strong academic background and excellent communication and organisational skills.

This is an opportunity for the right candidate to progress their career and enjoy a fresh challenge within a growing fast paced environment - Excellent working conditions and a modern, forward thinking, friendly team.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

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