Origin Legal


Property Litigation – Surrey

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Property Litigation lawyer to join our client’s highly regarded Real Estate department.

Property Litigation – Surrey

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Job Detail

  • Job Ref JRW2071
  • Salary £Excellent + Full Benefits
  • Experience Level NQ - 1 YRS PQE2- 5 YRS PQE
  • Practice Area LitigationProperty

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Property Litigation lawyer to join our client’s highly regarded Real Estate department. You will join a friendly, collegiate team that is widely recognised for its expertise in this area.

The Real Estate department currently consists of 7 partners and 22 other lawyers. It is regarded as one of the leading real estate practices in the South East outside London and is recommended by the leading independent legal directories. There is PSL and paralegal support within the department and access to a wide range of valuable on-line resources.

The department handles a broad range of real estate work across different sectors and includes teams dedicated to real estate dispute resolution, construction and environmental law. The real estate disputes team sits within the department and handles the full scope of property litigation work including:

Full range of commercial landlord and tenant work – including 1954 Act renewals and disputes; dilapidations; consents; rent reviews; break notices; forfeiture and possession;

  • Development disputes and other contractual disputes relating to commercial and residential property;
  • Easements, covenants and boundary disputes and advice;
  • Land ownership including adverse possession and co-ownership claims;
  • Insolvency matters with a property angle;
  • Extensive advice on property issues arising from COVID-19.
  • Litigation in the High Court and County Court as well as the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) and Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber); mediations and other forms of ADR.

Clients include mid-tier businesses (whether quoted or owner-managed), household name PLCs and other major international groups.  The team act for owners and investors, individuals and developers and have extensive experience dealing with our corporate occupier clients’ property litigation requirements.

Qualifications and Experience

You will have a solid grounding in commercial landlord and tenant work to assist with the team’s occupier and investor clients

Recent experience in Court and Tribunal work and of the different procedural stages of litigation would also be an advantage.

Candidates should have good inter-personal skills, strong academics and high-quality experience – typically with a major City or leading national/regional practice although other candidates able to demonstrate the skills and experience necessary for the role will be considered.

Origin Legal is handling a number of Property Litigation Solicitor vacancies throughout the South and London. If you are a Solicitor looking to consider your options then please do get in touch for a confidential discussion.

Origin Legal follow 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 are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.