Head of Commercial Property

Realm Recruit
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£60,000 - £75,000
Closing date
3 May 2021

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A progressive and award-winning regional law firm are looking for an experienced Commercial Property Lawyer to join them as Head of Department.  

In this role, you will run your own varied caseload, will oversee junior fee-earners and will have the chance to develop and grow the firm’s commercial property offering. 

The firm are very flexible so you will be able to work from either of their Greater Manchester offices and/or work from home if you wish. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an existing Head of Commercial Property or an ambitious lawyer looking to take the next step in their career. 

Head of Commercial Property - Manchester 

The company & role 

  • A forward-thinking multi-service firm with a solid reputation 
  • In this role, you will handle your own caseload including contentious and non-contentious landlord and tenant matters, commercial acquisition and disposals, secured lending and financials and development advisement. 
  • You’ll also the opportunity to manage and expand the team and really drive forward the commercial property department 
  • The firm have a down-to-earth team culture and really invest in the development of their lawyers 
  • They are passionate about helping their employees to reach their full potential and as a result, you will have access to a variety of training and growth opportunities 
  • The firm have a number of accreditations and have been recognised by the Legal 500 
  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Cheshire and High Peak 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Flexible working 
  • Home working 
  • Supportive and nurturing working environment 
  • Clear progression path 
  • Generous holiday allowance 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Commercial Property Lawyer (Solicitor or Legal Executive) with at least 5 years’ PQE
  • A personable, confident and articulate communicator 
  • Will have experience of supervising or managing a team 
  • Will be self-motivated and able to prioritise and manage your time well 
  • Will be committed to providing a high level of customer service 

How to apply for this Head of Commercial Property role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above.  

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Cameran on 03300 245 606 or email cameran.waite@realmrecruit.com

Cameran is a consultant here at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of property lawyers. Working with property and real estate teams across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands, he recruits for a variety of property roles, ranging from commercial property solicitors to residential conveyancers. If you’re a property lawyer looking to take your next step, Cameran is ready to help you. 

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At Realm Recruit, we believe in treating lawyers like people, not candidates. And we believe in treating law firms like valued partners, not just transactional customers.

Through our refreshing approach, underpinned by our five core values – to be refreshingly human, collaborative, niche, dynamic and consultative – we help to develop careers and sustainably grow law firms.

On a day-to-day basis, we work hard to deliver a personal and tailored recruitment service to the people we work with. We’re truly passionate about the people we work with and are committed to developing long-term mutually-beneficial relationships with both lawyers and law firms.

Each of our Consultants is ultra-specialist, working in a particular niche of the legal profession. We have specialists in all core legal practice areas. Their thorough understanding of the state of the market means that they are perfectly placed to advise those working in their specialist area.

Whether you’re a hiring manager looking for talented legal personnel or a lawyer looking for an exciting new challenge, we are ready to help you.

For an initial discussion regarding any of our vacancies or a discreet chat about your career, please get in touch with our friendly team on 03300 245 606 or email info@realmrecruit.com.

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