Competitive salary
22 Mar 2018
19 Apr 2018
Sam Haigh
Practice area
Commercial property
7 years+
Full time
Contract type
Join this well-accredited, full-service law firm in Peterborough

The Firm
Established for over forty years, with three offices in the Cambridgeshire area and continuing to expand, our well-accredited client is one of the largest law firms in the region. Offering the full range of services, the firm is known for its practical, pragmatic approach.  With its focus first and foremost on client care, it deals with a range of quality instructions. A vacancy has now arisen for an experienced solicitor to join the firm’s commercial property department, located in modern, purpose-built offices in Peterborough town centre. On offer is a competitive salary and an extremely supportive working environment; the firm is committed to ongoing staff development and will subsidise additional training and the achievement of additional, relevant professional qualifications.

The Role
The local region sees a very varied mix of properties in general, including historic buildings, country houses, agricultural and church land, and the commercial property team is seen as an essential part of the firm’s overall business structure. The commercial property team is comprised of a team of specialist lawyers and clients include landlords and tenants, developers and landowners, commercial lenders and borrowers, pension funds and other financial institutions based in the UK and further afield. Reporting to the senior partner, you will be advising regarding the acquisition and disposal of investment properties; negotiating with local authorities, landowners, or contractors on behalf of developers; construction contracts; lease management; acting for commercial lenders; liaising with the corporate team in disposing of company-owned properties and pension fund investing.  

The Candidate
The firm looks for applications from candidates who bring character and commitment to the firm, and have excellent client care skills, focusing on building strong, ongoing relationships with clients;
You will be an experienced senior lawyer of at least ten years’ PQE;
Have excellent drafting skills;
Possess strong negotiation skills combined with a creative, problem-solving approach;
Be commercially astute. 

For further details of this commercial property vacancy, please contact Sam quoting reference SH01585841.


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