Commercial Property Lawyer

Recruiter
LAW Absolute
Location
£25.00 - £42.00 per hour
Salary
£25.00 - £42.00 per hour
Posted
15 Feb 2019
Closes
15 Mar 2019
Ref
ZA/025222
Practice area
Commercial property
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

LAW Absolute is currently recruiting on an interim basis to a Property Lawyer position with an innovative and well regarded local authority shared service, with offices in London.

Our client is a Lexcel and Investors in People Gold accredited practice, who embrace change and innovation and are regarded as being extremely forward thinking with their approach. They are seeking a Commercial Property Lawyer for three months initially.

About the position:

Property Lawyers within the practice are expected to undertake the following duties:

•             Provide advice and have conduct of legal files relating to commercial property work and some residential matters

•             Conduct of a range of transactional work, including leases, purchases, sales and commercial property management work  

•             Support corporate projects and advise on property issues as part of the project team

•             Advise senior officers within the practice’s local authority clients

The successful candidate will be required to pick up a caseload from the outset and therefore it is important you have previous experience carrying a broad property caseload. Experience of undertaking commercial property work is essential.

Candidates from both the public and private sector with relevant experience are encouraged to apply for this position, as the practice’s current staff  is drawn from both sectors.

As our client is a shared service there is an expectation of travel to other clients’ offices and those of other law firms when required.  

The successful candidate will not only have previous commercial property experience but will also be ambitious, driven by delivering a high quality service and be able to work under pressure. Consideration will be given to less experienced candidates with the right personal qualities to succeed in the role. 

Due to the urgent nature of the role, our client is keen to hear from candidates available on no more than two weeks’ notice.

If you have the requisite experience and are available on short notice, please send your updated to Zoe Alex- zalex@lawabsolute.com

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.

At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.

If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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