Commercial Property Fee Earner

Ashby de la Zouch

Legal

£35,000-£60,000

Closing Date: 16th July 2022

Full-time

Fishers in Ashby

ABOUT US: We're a friendly law firm based in an office park on the edge of Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Our new office is open plan, modern and bright.

The firm was established nearly 200 years ago so we have a great reputation locally and beyond. We're a thriving business who like to get stuck in, work hard and love what we do.

Our Commercial Property team is one of our busiest departments and we are looking to grow it with the help of a Commercial Property Fee Earner.

ABOUT THE ROLE: Our Commercial Property Fee Earner will be expected to have a high degree of self-management and initiative to manage a varied caseload of transactional work and provide the following:

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

*Dealing with sales and purchases

*Providing advice on complex land law issues *Handling the full remit of leasehold transactions (including asset management)

*Dealing with development work (options, promotions, conditional contracts)

*Managing own caseload *Assisting with the firm's marketing initiatives

*Business Development (including networking)

*Showing commerciality in drafting documents and resolving transaction issues

*Providing exceptional client care

*Diligent and accurate use of the firms Case Management System

The above does not constitute an exhaustive list of duties. The post holder may be required to perform any reasonable tasks commensurate with the role and level of responsibility at the request of the Directors and or Partners.

SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Interested applicants should ideally be a qualified Solicitor, with a minimum of four years PQE (Interested applicants with more or less experience, will be considered)

Interested applicants should also have:

*Experience of working within a busy Commercial Property department

*An Unrestricted Practicing Certificate

*Working knowledge of Land Registry procedures/requirements

*Working knowledge of SDLT and HMRC procedures/requirements

*The ability to handle a varied caseload with minimal supervision

*A target-driven approach

*Exceptional client care skills

*A highly organised approach and the ability to prioritise

*A high level of attention to detail

*A can-do attitude

*An ability to work well as part of a team as well as independently

*Exceptional communication skills (both verbal and written)

OUR BENEFITS:

*23 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays, plus Christmas shut-down period.

*Option to purchase up to 5 days additional annual leave

*Life assurance death in service benefit at 3x salary,

*Annual performance related bonus scheme

*New employee referral incentives

*Hybrid working

*Company sick pay

*Professional development

*Other perks include: employee of the quarter awards, birthday wheel, free fruit, payday lunches, social events and volunteer time for staff. COVID-19 The firm employs mandatory twice weekly lateral flow testing. Lateral flow tests are provided by us.

OUR VALUES

Drive: Have energy and enthusiasm to get the job done

Innovate: Look to develop and change for the better

Connect: Connect to customers and colleagues

Collaborate: Work together for our customers and community

Excel: Provide excellent customer service

TO APPLY: Please send a CV and a covering letter to our HR & Office Manager Kristin, [email protected]

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