Commercial Property Solicitor - Insurance

Posted 14 March by Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment Easy Apply

A market-leading insurance business, based in central London, is looking for a Commercial Property / Real Estate Solicitor to join their business and re-train as a Commercial Underwriter. The role would be perfect for a candidate, ideally more than 2 years PQE, with broad commercial property knowledge and the desire to do something 'a little bit different'.

This business is one of the biggest insurers of it's kind, and the successful Commercial Property Solicitor will undertake comprehensive on the job training to deliver risk-based advice to the business on several commercial property title insurance policies.

We invite applications from Solicitors/Qualified Lawyers, of at least 2 years PQE, who can demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of Scottish residential and commercial property law. In particular, you should illustrate experience in handling acquisitions and disposals, landlord & tenant, and the sale and acquisition of commercial sites for development purposes. Although the role is to be based in Glasgow, additional knowledge of Irish property transactions would be advantageous. You will be given full underwriting and product training.

As part of the role, you will be expected to work autonomously; however will be required to work in a fast-paced team environment whilst supporting more junior members of the team. You should demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, and be confident in communicating, presenting, and negotiating with senior decision makers, whilst building and maintaining strong relationships with clients, solicitors, brokers, and business units.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a residential and commercial property solicitor, of at least 2 years PQE, to join an established and leading global business and retrain as a commercial underwriter.

Please contact Olivia Collicott, Recruitment Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Required skills

  • insurance
  • real estate
  • commercial property
  • underwriting
  • re-train

Reference: 34682388

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