Bishop's Stortford
28 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
Sophie Giddings
Full time
Contract type
Join one of the UK’s leading commercial property teams

The Firm
Established in the local community for more than a century and with several offices in the East Anglia region, our client is a fast-growing regional firm that offers a wide range of legal and financial services.
This leading UK firm looks for high calibre, aspirational staff and is committed to staff development and encourages career development for fee-earners and support staff alike. Investing in state-of-the-art technology, located in beautiful modern offices and encouraging a strong work/life balance, this firm offers a fantastic range of benefits and encourages social and community activities.  With its strong team ethos and friendly, collaborative approach, it is not surprising that the firm enjoys an excellent level of staff retention. A vacancy has now arisen for a commercial property lawyer to join the firm at its Bishop’s Stortford office.

The Role
The highly-respected commercial property team prides itself on its technical ability and breadth of knowledge.  Clients include national and international investors, trusts and pension funds, national retailers, local authorities, healthcare providers and academic institutions. With substantial experience in agricultural matters, the firm is also one of the limited number of specialist firms to appear on the NFU national panel. The successful candidate will be taking on a full range of instructions across the board, including fostering relationships with major regional developers, and advising on promotion and option agreements, joint ventures and collaboration agreements.

The Candidate
The firm is looking for applications from candidates who are 5-10 years’ PQE and are currently working in a similar role, probably within a Legal 500 firm, and can deliver a high quality legal service on their own initiative. The firm is looking for a proven track record in delivering successful outcomes in relation to complex commercial property instructions, a wide range of experience and knowledge, excellent technical ability and a creative, problem-solving approach.
The successful candidate will have a strong grasp of IT and excellent oral, written and presentation skills;
Be supportive of new business development initiatives;
Make a positive contribution to the firm’s corporate and social responsibility, promoting the firm’s reputation and position within the local community;
Possess excellent client care skills, looking to add value to the client experience;
Promote positive relationships within the working environment;
Be a strong negotiator, methodical, with a good understanding of time management and the ability to manage a busy caseload independently and effectively.

For further details of this commercial property vacancy, please contact Sophie quoting reference SG01614481


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