Commercial Property Solicitor – 1+ PQE – Berkshire

Commercial Property Solicitor – 1+ PQE – Berkshire

Job Ref:

JRW 8016



Experience Level: 


Practice Area:

Corporate & Commercial

Job Description

Our esteemed client now seeks to hire into our Reading-based Real Estate team and welcomes applications from Commercial Property Solicitors with broad-ranging property experience.  The team acts for investors, developers, banks, occupiers, local authorities and charities and is highly regarded for its work.

The successfully appointed candidate will be given an opportunity to work on a variety of matters, both autonomously and as part of the wider team.

As a Solicitor, you will work alongside all members of our commercial property team.  Typical workload involves:

*       Supporting and/or taking full responsibility for deals by drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts, leases, licences, transfers, deeds, etc.

*       Undertaking due diligence tasks by reviewing and reporting on title, raising enquiries, reviewing searches

*       Dealing with secured lending and corporate support transactions and working closely with our Banking, Corporate and Insolvency Teams

*       Liaising with clients and lawyers on the other side of transactions

*       Obtaining quotes for indemnity policies, liaising with insurance brokers and underwriters as appropriate

*       Undertaking legal research

*       Attending client or all parties’ meetings

*       Participating in business development events

Skills / Experience Required

Your experience will probably have been acquired at a leading national or regional firm where you have been involved in good quality real estate work.

We expect candidates for the position to have the following personal attributes:

*       Confident and personable

*       Strong technical competence

*       Commercial approach

*       Relevant sector expertise

*       Excellent communication skills and able to explain complex matters to clients without a legal background

*       A team player

*       Resilient and adaptable

*       Willingness to get involved and assist with practice and sector development

*       Ability to establish a rapport with clients both face to face and via telephone or email, in order to ensure impeccable client service

*       Motivated and ambitious

*       Committed to rigour around treating all clients fairly

*       Focused on attributing dedication, determination and loyalty to colleagues, clients and communities

*       Able to demonstrate continuous development and diversity in thinking

*       Understands and complies with Information Security responsibilities commensurate with this role including Data Protection and the duty of confidentiality

You will be able to rely on support from team members across the firm.  The teams are also well supported by Business Services Finance, HR, IT and Risk functions.

They operate a flexible working environment with the ability to work remotely subject to business and client needs.  You will be a core part of the team and able to access the technology, support, training and resources you require.

Origin Legal is handling a number of Commercial Property Solicitor vacancies throughout the South of England. If you are a Solicitor, Legal Executive or Paralegal looking to consider your options, please get in touch for a confidential discussion.

Origin Legal follows strict best-practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However, we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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