Real Estate Solicitor

London (City of), London (Greater)
30 Sep 2019
30 Oct 2019
Practice area
Commercial property
Full time
Contract type

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP is a full service law firm with an international outlook. We have a vacancy for a full time Real Estate Solicitor based at our City office in London, EC1. 


Job Description

  • Solicitor in the Far East Desk of Real Estate Department
  • Manage a case load of real estate (Residential and Commercial) matters.
  • Work with other lawyers, including foreign lawyers and professionals
  • To use correct office systems and procedures in order to manage cases effectively and in accordance with the standard set by the firm.
  • To record all time spent on cases on file and computerised time recording system as required.
  • To bill all matters as soon as possible and to use best efforts to achieve fee earning targets set by the firm
  • To provide monthly WIP reports as required by the firm’s accounts department.
  • To keep a record of all key dates relating to cases on the supervisors and Old Street diary.
  • To use best efforts to cross sell other services of the firm to clients
  • To observe the firm’s client care standards in dealing with clients
  • To keep abreast of developments by reading and research in the area of work and to identify training opportunities.
  •  Manage and develop client relationships and pursue marketing opportunities
  • Keeping up to date with developments in the law and practice of area  of specialism and imparting knowledge to other fee earners
  • Attend courses and take training opportunities where appropriate
  • Setting up and participating in Hong Kong marketing initiatives; speaking at Hong Kong conferences; preparing client pitches/capability statements and procuring work from clients and intermediaries.


Essential skills, qualifications and experience

  • Be qualified as solicitor in England and Wales
  • Be a native Mandarin and Cantonese speaker
  • Advanced level written Chinese is a required.
  •  Other languages such as Japanese or Korean are preferable.
  • Be fluent in English language (both spoken and written) - a very high level of functioning is required.
  • Be experienced in private  legal practice in the UK
  •  Have experience in English and Hong Kong jurisdictions
  • Be experienced in advising ultra-high net worth individuals, particularly those from China, Hong Kong and East Asia on residential and commercial property related issues.
  • Have a Track record of  fee earning
  • Have significant business  development experience 
  • Have the ability to bring existing client relationships to the firm
  • Typing skills in English and Chinese (at least 50-60 words per minute)


Salary range



Closing date: TBC - 30 calendar days after posting date



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Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP is an Equal Opportunity employer.

No agencies please. 

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