Commercial Property Lawyer

England, Surrey
£40000 - £50000 per annum
11 Jul 2019
07 Aug 2019
Ross Wherrit
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

I am currently recruiting senior Commercial Property Lawyer at Assistant, Associate or Senior Associate level with ideally 2-5 years PQE to join a Commercial Property team.

Job Description

To assist the department as a whole in meeting its fee earning targets by providing help regarding advice and assistance to clients of the Department as well as other Departments of the Firm.
To supervise and assist Solicitors and Trainees within own office.
Participation in marketing and networking activities whether on a firm-wide, departmental or office basis
Financial control with particular regard to cash-flow control through collection of monies on account and billing procedures.
To participate fully in the activities of the Commercial Department's team
To assist during the absence of other fee earners
Carrying out work outside of normal hours where the work requires this
Travelling to client meetings both in and outside the UK when required
Promoting good file management

Essential Qualities

Technical competence in chosen area of law and practice
Seeks to achieve targets in respect of chargeable hours, fees, recovery rate, lock-up and non-chargeable time for an Assistant / Associate/ Senior Associate solicitor.

Skills/ Knowledge

A sound knowledge of your responsibilities as a lawyer including in the following areas:
Rules and principles of professional conduct
Client care
Conflicts of interest
Relations with third parties
Relations with other solicitors
Regulatory and compliance procedures
Specialist area knowledge


25 days' holiday
Healthcare cover for employee
Contributory pension scheme (5% from employer, 3% from employee)
Life assurance - 4 x annual salary
Annual bonus scheme (payable in November)
Other peripheral benefits such as: Travel to work loan scheme

If you're interested in this role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. If you are starting your job search and your CV isn't quite ready or indeed if this job isn't quite right for you, please contact Ross Wherrit for a confidential discussion on your career.

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