In House Commercial Property Lawyer

Hays Legal
England, Bristol
Closing date
6 Nov 2020

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In House Commercial Property Lawyer Job - Remote Working

Your new role
Reporting to the Head of Legal, your role as a commercial property solicitor is to use your technical and leadership skills to support the delivery of all commercial property activity, ensuring customer service excellence and great results. The location of this role can be remote but will involve travel across our clients offices, so you must hold a full, clean driving licence. You may be expected to travel to Tewkesbury, Chipping Sodbury or Wolverhampton on occasion for meetings (once safe to do so again!), therefore our client envisages that the successful candidate will be based within this geography.

You'll manage acquisitions, leasehold portfolio, leases, wayleaves, licences, collective enfranchisement, s.20 consultation and provide general property legal advice. You'll create and review policies, ensuring compliance with legal obligations and good practice, providing support, training and coaching to colleagues, increasing capability and facilitating the delivery of internal services.

About you
You will inspire and support the team to deliver performance against targets, key performance indicators, financial outcomes and legal compliance providing technical and professional leadership and assurance to enable them to thrive. You'll build strong and close working relationships with other teams, ensuring effective and timely communication, whilst shaping service delivery and developing internal standards, policies and procedures. You will be a qualified solicitor/chartered legal executive with a minimum one-year PQE with experience in land, commercial property, conveyancing and landlord and tenant law, preferably within the social housing sector.

Experience of managing a team, providing strong leadership support and coaching would also be preferred. Your experience in previous roles could include commercial property solicitor, legal executive, social housing solicitor, residential property solicitor, amongst others.

What you'll get in return
In addition to a competitive salary, you will receive a fantastic benefits package. This includes; 27 days holiday, trust-based flexible working, and a £500 personal allowance to spend on your choice of things like private medical cover, dental treatment and gym membership.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

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Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

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