Agricultural Property Solicitor

England, Oxfordshire
£40000 - £60000 per annum + Good Package
29 May 2019
26 Jun 2019
Matthew Dewsnap
Practice area
Full time
Contract type

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, 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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