Competitive salary
07 Mar 2018
04 Apr 2018
Charlotte Waters
Full time
Contract type
A fantastic opportunity to join a prestigious, award-winning team

The Firm
Established for ten years, and in that short space of time having doubled its turnover, this multi-award winning firm with a strong regional presence across the South East is recommended in the Legal 500 and Chambers Directory in numerous categories; many of the firm’s lawyers being noted as leaders in their respective fields. In addition the firm has won national awards reflecting its commitment to promoting an exceptional working environment and investment in staff is one of the firm’s priorities. The firm is regularly instructed in complex and challenging corporate and commercial work, with a client base including entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals and multi-million pound businesses in the UK and internationally. The firm prides itself on offering a complete, supportive client service, which includes a dedicated residential property group.

The Role
Located in Uckfield, East Sussex, this is a strategic role, driving business forward within the residential property team in order to achieve targets and contribute to the success of the firm’s business plan. Ambitious and dynamic, you will deliver exceptional client service, and with previous experience in managing a team you will be an inspirational leader. The property group liaises with the private client team in respect of property matters arising as a result of instructions relating to private client tax issues, succession planning, probate and family law. The property team is therefore regularly instructed in very high value residential properties, and also complex issues relating to leases, probate sales, property investments, Court of protection work, private mortgages and unregistered titles, often working under time constraints and for a demanding clientele. There is an additional property team which is instructed in, for example, heritage properties, country estates and farm diversifications and sales.

The Candidate
With substantial experience in high-end residential property sales, and a good understanding of the complexities of working with a demanding clientele, you will have excellent communication skills with clients and colleagues alike;
Display technical brilliance, with an entrepreneurial, commercially-focused and creative problem-solving approach;
Have experience in a management role within a property team, preferably within a Legal 500 firm;
Be confident in liaising with the private client team, having a good understanding of Court of Protection matters and probate sales, and non-UK domiciled investors or beneficiaries.

For further details of this Head of Residential Property vacancy, please contact Charlotte quoting reference C01478281



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