Real Estate Solicitor

  • £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Somerset
  • Posted: 17/08/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215285378

Job Details

Real Estate/Residential/Agricultural/Commercial Property Solicitor 2/6 PQE, Somerset, £Excellent plus a comprehensive benefits package. Due to continued growth, the firm are seeking a qualified solicitor to join their Private Property & Agricultural team, handling a mix of residential, agricultural and commercial transactions. This is one of the biggest Agricultural teams in the UK, ranked Band 1 for Agriculture in Somerset by Chambers and Partners. The well-regarded team is also on the NFU panel of legal advisors for Somerset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Dorset. This role will allow you to work flexibly, splitting your week between your home working environment and the Somerset office. This role would also suit someone looking to relocate to the South West, offering easy access to Devon and Cornwall. To apply or to register your interest, please call Theresa on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref:5378

You will be managing your own caseload, covering a broad range of property types, to include high value rural residential properties, listed buildings and unregistered land. In addition to residential conveyancing, you will be involved in sometimes complex farm/agricultural property transactions, from bare land, working farms and large estates, often including various farm diversification projects, providing additional variety and development. The practice includes a variety of landlord and tenant work, which will expose you to the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986, Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 and the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.You will have plenty of client contact, with clients who choose to instruct us to benefit from a high quality, tailored service and you will develop your client relationship skills to meet their expectations. You will be encouraged to experience a broad range of work and to build your connections with colleagues within other departments at the firm. Learning from highly respected senior practitioners, you will be able to develop and hone your technical and client management skills, engaging in challenging and complex work. As an expanding team, there are real opportunities for career development as you gain expertise and build your wider skill set.
This is a great opportunity for the right solicitor to progress their career and enjoy a challenge within a large and continually growing, fast paced team. You will be able to demonstrate a strong intellect, evidenced with a high level of academic achievement and be someone who shows initiative, drive with excellent organisation skills. You to be a genuine team player, a great communicator, who enjoys helping and working alongside others. You will be eager to learn, develop and hone your skills to take advantage of the opportunities for career development within this team. The role would be ideal for someone with interest in agriculture and the issues facing farming businesses. Beyond your technical skills, you will have developed strong client management skills and have a strong interest in business development

Contact Theresa Lucas at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. We will review your application and get back to you as soon as possible. If it’s a fit, Theresa will talk you through all the details of the role, the company, team culture, career opportunities and package. If you feel it ticks the right boxes, only then we will share your CV with our client. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days, if you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

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