Rural / Agricultural Property Solicitor

Origin Legal
City of Bristol
£Excellent + Full Benefits
Closing date
28 Feb 2021
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Rural / Agricultural Property Solicitor – Bristol – NQ+

The core non-contentious Rural Property team comprises two partners and two senior associates working with a dedicated team of solicitors and legal executives.

The team’s property lawyers who form a key part of the firm's multidisciplinary Food and Farming specialism, which advises food retailers, distributors, processors and producers alongside landowners and farmers.  Working closely with the private client and dispute resolution teams as well as with lawyers in allied areas such as banking, planning, environment, energy and corporate law.

Recognised for their sophisticated level of expertise, the team's work encompasses all areas of rural life and business, from lifestyle buyers of country houses to historic landowners managing estates and well established rural businesses expanding into new projects. We have a national practice spread across Scotland as well as England and Wales, dealing regularly with all of the major rural land agents and other multipliers.

They act on the sale, purchase, leasing and mortgaging of farms, estates, country houses and other rural properties and advise on a wide range of issues arising from the ownership, occupation and management of rural land and buildings.

Clients include significant rural landowners including The Crown Estate and charities, such as National Trust and The Woodland Trust, the Environment Agency, as well as numerous private owners and occupiers.

We seeking individuals who have developed themselves and their capabilities, coupled with strong commercial and legal potential. You will be a strong team player, able to manage a complex and varied workload effectively and demonstrate a willingness to learn and be self-motivated. You will have recent and relevant work experience working with both private clients and corporate/institutional clients and their agents. Detailed knowledge of agricultural property law is not required, as training will be provided.

Origin Legal is handling a number of Property Solicitor vacancies throughout the South East. If you are a Solicitor looking to consider your options then please do get in touch for a confidential discussion.

Origin Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). 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.



Origin Legal is a specialist legal recruitment company launched in January 2005 by a management team that first came together in 1996. Origin Legal is recognised as one of the UK's leading providers of legal jobs at all levels for lawyers, legal executives, solicitors and paralegals. The company’s primary goal is to deliver the highest quality of service and through successful legal recruiting develop and maintain long term client relationships with firms throughout the UK and internationally.

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