Commercial Property Assistant Solicitor

Recruiter
Kalcrest Site Services
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Oct 2019
Closes
20 Oct 2019
Ref
1269648683
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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