Real Estate Solicitor

Posted 4 January by The Legists Ltd
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REAL ESTATE SOLICITOR

£35,000-£50,000 DOE PLUS BENEFITS

LIVERPOOL

Weightmans is a Top 45 law firm with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards 2021 and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK.

The independent research showed "Weightmans provides exceptional employee conditions, nurtures and develops talent throughout all levels of the organisation."

We are truly committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity, where each individual in the firm is respected and recognised on merit for the work that they do.

We strongly encourage applications from people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations and disabilities. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustment at any stage of the application process.

Please feel free to note your preferred pronouns in your application.

Work for a firm where people matter – work for Weightmans.

As well as being immensely proud of the work we carry out for our clients and the culture we provide to our people we offer a wide range of benefits including;

  • 28 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rated for part time)
  • Agile / working from home including provision of home office equipment
  • Healthcare cover/ Medicash
  • Pension plan
  • Life Insurance 4 X salary
  • Interest free travel loan scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme including counselling, legal and consumer advice service
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted dental ccheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Offers & discounts
  • Great reward and recognition scheme
  • Social Committee and CSR committee on each site
The Department

Our national Real Estate team provides a complete range of legal and advisory services on all aspects of commercial property for both the public and private sector. We advise on and draft heads of terms, development agreements and associated construction, planning and site disposal matters, funding arrangements, freehold transfer and associated due diligence procedures, grant, assignment and renewals of leases. Our clients range from major retailers, leisure operators, regional developers, local authorities, universities and social housing  providers. We have been involved in a range of projects from £100 million city centre regeneration schemes to smaller bespoke ventures. Our service includes the management of large property portfolios for occupiers, investors and utility providers, real estate support to our corporate and banking teams, advising on LTA 1954 renewals, easements, covenants, service charges and land registration.

The role

We are currently recruiting for a Realestate Lawyer  up to 4 YRS PQE to join our team in Liverpool. 

To manage own caseload of varied real estate cases:

  • Provide support to other members of the team
  • Manage client expectations
  • Draft and prepare various real estate documents
  • Liaise with internal and external parties, such as colleagues, clients, Land Registry, search agencies etc
  • Supervise and develop more junior members of staff as may be required
  • Complete MI procedures as and when required
  • Achieve set financial and chargeable targets
  • Ensure relevant deadlines, quality measures and KIPS are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Weightmans’ values
  • Assist in business development

This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.

The person specification
  • Minimum of 1YR PQE
  • 2-4 experience is essential/preferred
  • Experience of and familiarity with development and regeneration work is an advantage
  • Excellent team work skills
  • Strong academics and technical knowledge
  • Experience of and keen interest in real estate work
  • Excellent IT and typing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and targets
  • Flexible approach
Other Information

Please note:

  • Any reference to experience or PQE in our adverts or job descriptions is to be used as a guideline only. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and with different levels of experience who can demonstrate that they fulfil the requirements of the role.
  • The successful candidate appointed to this role will be subject to our standard background checking process, and any offer of employment made is conditional upon successful completion of those checks. Further details can be obtained from the Recruitment team.
  • We're committed to diversity and inclusion and to creating an environment where everyone can reach their full potential

Reference: 45219974

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