Landlord and Tenant Solicitor

Posted 15 January by Reward Recruitment


Landlord and Tenant Solicitor

Enfield

A new opportunity has opened for an individual, experienced Landlord and Tenant Litigation matters specialising in Lease Extensions and Lease Enfranchisements for our North London Offices. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a well reputed multi-site High Street Solicitor in the North London Area. This will be a fantastic chance for someone who wants to develop their potential and who can show ambition.

Required skills:

  • 3 years+ experience in Landlord and Tenant matters.
  • 3 years+ experience in Lease Extensions & Lease Enfranchisements.
  • Law degree.
  • Be self-motivated.
  • Ability to run a caseload of contentious matters with minimal supervision.

Daily responsibilities will include:

  • Provide comprehensive legal advice working to the Law Society, Lexcel and Solicitors Regulation Authority standards to all Barnes and Partners Clients.
  • Manage a full caseload of defendant landlord and tenant and debt litigation matters including but not limited to: possession claims, assured short hold tenancies, enforcements of covenants, landlords consents, enfranchisement/lease extensions and removal of squatters.
  • Manage day to day contact with clients, gaining clients’ confidence and that of other professionals.
  • Provide written, telephone and office costs estimate to prospective clients/ Introducers with a full breakdown of costs and disbursements as requested.
  • Give timely and accurate legal advice to potential clients.
  • Provide timely and accurate reports of all cases to clients.
  • Research documentation and case history to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures.
  • Draw up contracts and other legal documentation.
  • Instruct advocates to attend hearings and fully brief them.
  • Attend hearings as an advocate.
  • Ensure that billing takes place promptly and that outstanding balances are collected as soon as feasible.
  • To achieve all individual financial costs targets.
  • To maximise the firm’s potential to cross - sell services by identifying appropriate opportunities.
  • Provide monthly reports of all cases.
  • Complete daily timesheets.

The candidate should have:

• Excellent communication Skills.

• Good IT skills.

• Appropriate time management skills.

• Self-motivated.

• Organise own workload with minimum supervision.

• Cope effectively in demanding circumstances.

• Work to a pace without errors.

• Flexible approach to work.

• Accuracy and attention to detail.

Reference: 33954272

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