Agricultural Property Solicitor

Location
England, Oxfordshire
Salary
£40000 - £60000 per annum + Good Package
Posted
29 May 2019
Closes
26 Jun 2019
Ref
MD53114
Contact
Matthew Dewsnap
Practice area
Agriculture
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Agricultural Property Solicitor

Oxford - Up to £60,000 DOE

Ideally 2 - 5 years PQE

An industry leading Legal 500 company based in Oxfordshire with excellent commuter links and a fantastic office environment are looking to add an experienced Agricultural Property Solicitor to their team.

Day to day responsibilities are to:

  • Manage client files under supervision and ensure full compliance
  • Provide expert legal advice to a range of clients including the negotiation and drafting of documentation
  • Carry out in an effective, efficient and in a timely manner the various stages of legal proceedings with the aim of protecting the interests of the client
  • Meet agreed KPIs and exhibit a commercial approach to financial management
  • Help develop new business from existing clients and other professionals
  • Commit to continued professional development in this specialist sector

Key Skills & Experience

Applicants will be a qualified solicitor with at least two years' PQE and preferably five years' plus, and should:

  • Have an understanding of the agricultural sector and an appreciation of the specific needs of this client group
  • Have an appreciation of property law and co-ownership issues
  • Have an interest in the more technical aspects of agricultural law - CAP schemes, shooting leases, etc
  • Have the ability to act independently to a reasonably high level, but also to work with more experienced partners and fee earners on more complex and specialised matters as required
  • Have experience of building relationships with both new and existing clients and professionals, as well as a natural ability to promote marketing and business development initiatives in a dynamic way
  • Possess good communication skills in order to explain legal matters clearly to clients
  • Have proven drafting skills and attention to detail
  • Have the ability to adapt to a broad range of situations and circumstances and remain calm under pressure

If you are keen to find out more about this role or are open to having a confidential conversation regarding new opportunities, please call Matthew Dewsnap on 0121 272 7371 or email Matt@Douglas-Scott.co.uk, or apply!

Please contact Matthew Dewsnap Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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