Senior Property Litigation Lawyer

Thornton Legal
Closing date
28 Apr 2021

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We are working with a leading Manchester based firm who are keen to add a senior Property Litigation lawyer to their existing busy team.

Due to the team's growth and success in the market, they would like to consider a Property Litigation specialist who has at least 6 years' PQE.

The Property Litigation practice's expertise covers complex advisory work, high-value disputes and all aspects of contentious property, landlord and tenant law across both residential and commercial property.

They work closely with property management companies (both residential and commercial), surveyors, developers, estate agents, large retailers, landlords and tenants, supporting them on a full range of property litigation services.

This is a great role for an ambitious lawyer who would like to help grow the team and support the existing highly experienced partner. Progression is a key attraction of this role, so you may be in a role where you are unable to progress upwards currently.

The firm have fully embraced flexible working and going forward a hybrid of working from home and the office will apply. We encourage you to apply if you would like to work full-time or part-time.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing your own caseload of mixed property litigation work, both commercial and housing/residential.
  • The caseload includes commercial cases such as estate management work, possession actions, business lease renewals, injunctions etc.
  • The caseload also includes residential cases such as possessions, rent recovery, disrepair etc. for both housing association and other residential landlords.
  • Assisting with business development and profile-raising initiatives including networking events.

The firm offers a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • Flexible working options
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • An extra day off on your birthday
  • Healthcare plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Tech scheme
  • Season ticket loan

If you are interested in this senior Property Litigation Lawyer opportunity, please apply through the advert or contact Tim Batchelor at Thornton Legal's Manchester desk directly for a strictly confidential discussion. Any reference to PQE and salary are for guidance only.

Thornton Legal is an award-winning legal recruitment company covering the North from our offices in Liverpool and Leeds


Thornton Legal is an award winning independent recruitment company covering the North West and Yorkshire. 

North West office - 0151 305 5757

Yorkshire office - 0113 323 0777

We work with law firms of all sizes and specialisms. Often we are instructed as their preferred recruitment partner and we regularly handle vacancies not advertised on-line. 

Our clients tell us that we are well informed, straightforward to deal with and take the time to fully understand their requirements. We regularly hear from candidates that we are supportive from initial contact through to interview and beyond, and it is often noted that we honest, hardworking and go beyond expectations.

Get in touch to see what Thornton Legal can do for your legal career or your law firm.

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0151 305 5757 / 0113 232 0777
Thornton Legal
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