Commercial Property Assistant Solicitor

Kalcrest Site Services
Leeds, UK
06 Oct 2019
20 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A Commercial Property Assistant Solicitor (minimum 3 years PQE) is being sought by a medium sized firm in West Yorkshire. Providing legal services to clients, generating fee income and supervising trainee solicitors and support staff.

Duties Include:

* Providing pragmatic, cost effective commercial legal advice to the firms clients to meet their business needs and generate fee income for the firm

* Supporting senior fee earners to build the business by developing and maintaining good relationships with clients

* Networking, marketing and promoting the firm including referring clients to other departments

* Case management with the appropriate amount of support and supervision from senior fee earners

* Assigning work to trainees and support staff and supervising the work, acting as a point of contact for advice for junior members of the team

* Liaising with 3rd parties to provide the optimum level of service to the client

Experience/Skills Required:

* Minimum 3 years PQE

* Commercial Property experience

* Experience of supervising and developing trainees and support staff

* A sound, up to date knowledge of the law

* Commercial awareness and the ability to balance legal requirements with business needs

* Experience of using a case management system

* Strong communication skills including the ability to understand the client's needs and explain complex legal matters into plain English

* Good time management skills and the ability to manage internal and external client expectations

* Research skills

In return you will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package

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