Commercial Conveyancing Solicitor

Salary: Up to £50,000 Per Year plus Benefits (more DOE)

Location: Newcastle-Under-Lyme (Staffordshire)

Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time

Rota: Monday- Friday | Time: 9am – 5pm

Onsite role

Innov8 Agency Ltd are proud to be recruiting for our Award-winning Solicitors Practice client based in Staffordshire. They are recruiting a Commercial Property Solicitor to join the commercial property team within the practice in their Newcastle-Under-Lyme offices. 

The Organisation:

This legal practice has a team of dedicated solicitors who are experts at providing legal advice and services to the people of Staffordshire and Cheshire (Offices in Stafford, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Knutsford)

Proud of their skilful, authoritative and professional services, they work hard to ensure that their clients have the best possible advice and legal support.

With specialists in property, family law, wills and probate, employment law and sports law the firm are approachable and knowledgeable.

Job Purpose:

The role of Commercial property solicitor will assist with conveyancing work within the commercial department of the Newcastle-Under-Lyme office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing a caseload of commercial property matters from inception through to conclusion; including, sales & purchase, of equity, right to buy, shared ownership schemes and lease extensions.
  • Liaising directly with clients, estate agents and lenders.
  • Developing professional relationships, both with clients and with other potential sources of work.
  • Generating a fee income in line with agreed targets.
  • Investigate Legal Title for Large development
  • Consider planning documentation CLL’S, SUD’s and Building notices
  • Review and report on Transfer of part and new leases
  • Report on Searches
  • Experience dealing with Help to Buy
  • Managing and monitoring financial aspects relating to the Property team & service.
  • To bill clients promptly and in line with agreed firm policy and charging agreements.

Essential Criteria:

Qualifications 

  • Qualified to Solicitor Level.
  • Experience in Commercial / Residential Conveyancing / property 
  • Qualified to degree level. Minimum of a 2:2 level.
  • Post qualified experience of  2 – 3 Years

Experience

  • Minimum of three years as a Qualified Solicitor with a developed understanding of working in commercial or Residential conveyancing.
  • Experience of risk management within a legal environment.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Demonstrable knowledge of law of property principles and transactions.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Case Management 
  • Use of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.
  • IT Savvy in a range of IT systems and processes
  • Excellent people/communication and team leading skills.
  • High level commercial & strategic awareness operating at a law practice level.

Personal qualities

  • Strongly client focused with excellent communication skills.
  • Self motivated and able to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to manage high volume and competing workloads.
  • Solution focused.
  • Attention to detail, eye for accuracy.
  • Ability to maintain confidentially, tact and diplomacy at all times.
  • Enthusiastic for new challenges and experience of leading a team
  • Approachable attitude towards team members
  • Eloquent and professional communication skills and good at maintain relationships with builder clients.

Benefits:

  • Genuine career development opportunities available
  • A modern and fast paced working environment within a rapidly growing business
  • A great working environment – regular business and client events, team outings, and national travel opportunities
  • Pension
  • Life Insurance
  • 30 days holiday plus Bank Holiday (Increases annually with length of service)
  • Flexible working (Hybrid)

To apply please email your CV to innov8agencyltd@gmail.com.

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Tel: 07939842850 or Tel: 01782890928 (Office hours)

To apply for this job email your details to innov8agencyltd@gmail.com