Rural Property Associate/Senior Associate
Wright Hassall is one of the largest, non-city based law firms in the West Midlands with a national reputation for its technical expertise. Ranked top tier in Chambers and Legal 500 the agricultural and estates team acts for landowners, farmers, tenants and rural business and has one of the leading legal specialists on the CAP.
We are looking for a Rural Property Solicitor with between 8-10 years’ experience to work on a 6 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave June - December. Your background will ideally be within agriculture; if not, you will have a genuine interest within this sector.
- To be instructed on mid/high value rural property transactions including sales, purchases and auctions and more complex Land Registry first registrations and to carry out those instructions with minimal day to day supervision/input.
- To provide support to other members of the team who are carrying out low-mid value transactions and assisting with mid-high value transactions in order for specific elements of that work to be carried out at a cost efficient level with correct level of supervision.
- To support the Private Wealth team in providing documents for property transfers required to facilitate tax planning and to assist with the administration of property matters for deceased estates
You will have good client and team communication skills, excellent drafting and negotiation skills. Above all, you will be able to deliver succinct, quality and tailored advice to key clients. You will also be able to demonstrate the ability to work both autonomously and as a team player and will have high levels of motivation.
We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, including 25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days), pension, car parking, training and development, private medical insurance, life assurance, healthcare scheme, subsidised gym membership, on-site café, childcare vouchers, and an active social committee.
To apply please email your CV and a covering letter with your salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Anne directly on 01926 884612 for an informal discussion in the strictest confidence.