Head of Commercial Property
A Leading national law firm require a Head of Commercial Property to work a combination of office (Bristol) and home working will be required however due to our response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The law firm provides legal services to businesses and individuals nationwide. They deliver a consistent and high-quality service developing strong relationships with a number of business partners such as insurers, banks and membership organisations. An award winning firm including accolades for environmental commitment
This is a great opportunity for an individual already in a senior position, with proven specialist commercial property experience and strong leadership skills to lead out and grow an established commercial property team. The commercial property team has a client base of large national and international corporates, pension funds and further education establishments together with SMEs and local businesses. The commercial property team is part of the wider Business Legal Services Department and works closely with our corporate and commercial teams on property issues arising out of mergers and acquisitions.
The business is committed to investing in a successful candidate who has excellent business development skills and who can work with the existing team of committed lawyers to grow its client base.
Leading & supporting the commercial property team,
Managing own caseload using our case management system,
Showing a sound and detailed understanding of property law,
Maintaining and building upon existing excellent client relationships,
Adhering to client service level agreements,
Supporting the development of department strategy,
Effectively managing group budgets and resourcing.
Excellent leadership and managerial skills,
Strong technical skills and knowledge,
Demonstrate a high degree of commercial acumen,
Possess excellent problem solving, organisational and verbal/written communication skills,
Competent at using a case management system,
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and targets,
Fully IT literate,
Qualified solicitor or legal executive with at least 5 years' relevant experience.
You'll receive a wide range of company benefits, including:
Holiday entitlement of 25 days (plus bank holidays), with extra days after 2 and 10 years' service
"Dress for your day" dress code policy
Employee health cash plan which helps towards cover for optical, dental and physiotherapy treatment and other healthcare costs
Discretionary annual bonus scheme