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Commercial Property Assistant Solicitor/Legal Executive

Anthony Knight
Hertford, Hertfordshire
£30,000 - £40,000 DOE
Closing date
20 Feb 2022
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*** Commercial Property Assistant Solicitor/Legal Executive ***

A prestigious and progressive firm of specialist solicitors renowned for its professional yet personal service that has been advising businesses and individuals in Hertfordshire and across the country.

All our solicitors and fee earners are specialists in their respective areas of law acting for a wide range of commercial, private and public sector clients. 

They are ranked in the legal directories Chambers UK and The Legal 500 and hold many accreditations including Lexcel, Customer Service Excellence, Cyber Essentials+. 

The purpose of the role is to take on an existing caseload as well as develop relationships with new clients and to be actively involved in business development. The person appointed will work alongside the commercial property partners and an assistant solicitor.  The appointment will be at around 2-4 years PQE level and there are real career prospects for the right person.

The role will involve the ability to handle a broad range of commercial property transactions and landlord and tenant related matters. The firm has an interesting mixture of commercial and landowning clients.  The successful applicant will work alongside one of the Commercial Property partners and will report to the Head of the Commercial Property Practice Area.

Skills, experience and qualifications

In addition to the caseload the successful candidate will be expected to be actively involved in all aspects of business development including presenting of seminars, writing articles and blogs and networking within the local business community and with key referrers.

  • A qualified and practising Solicitor or Legal Executive with at least 2-4 years PQE in commercial property
  • A sound knowledge and practical experience of commercial property work is essential.  We are looking for someone who is already a commercial property specialist.
  • Experience of and a real interest in business development is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, in particular an ability to develop a relationship of trust with clients and colleagues alike
  • Ability to draft letters and documents to a high standard and with attention to detail
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy and understanding of clients’ needs
  • Ability to use initiative to seek opportunities to raise the firm’s profile and to recognise new business opportunities
  • Ability to deal with a large volume of work, managing conflicting priorities whilst ensuring that every job is handled with the highest levels of accuracy and care
  • Well-developed IT skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

About the person

  • A team player who is looking for a long-term future with a progressive, well regarded firm
  • Strong verbal communicator
  • Strong organisational skills
  • An effective team player, combined with an ability to work under own initiative

On offer is a competitive salary, flexible homeworking, annual bonus, private healthcare, pension, holiday and additional holiday days, wellness payments and allocated parking.


Anthony Knight Recruitment was established in 2020 and built on a strong foundation of knowledge and understanding about helping businesses find the talent they need to move forward and thrive. We learn about a business and aim to find the best talent for their team.

The candidates that we submit for job vacancies receive guidance and support making sure they make the right decision for them. We aim for the perfect match between employer and employee and focus on delivering outstanding service.

Whether a job vacancy is for the public or private sector, contract or permanent the mission is the same - find the right person for the right job.

Our innovative recruitment team shares our company values - respect, transparency, integrity and inspiration.

Find Us
01525 793375
Saffron Rise, Eaton Bray
Eaton Bray
United Kingdom
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