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In-House Property Lawyer

Chadwick Nott - East and West Midlands, NHC & East Anglia
England, North Yorkshire
Up to £59000 per annum
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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In-House Property Lawyer

Our client, a FTSE 250 listed company and market leading property business, is looking to recruit a Legal Manager / In-House Property Lawyer, to join their highly regarded team.

The role will initially be office based in York with hybrid working offered after 6 months.

The position will involve the preparation of documents in connection with the setting up of sites for plot sales and dealing with all development matters arising in the course of residential developments, including road and sewer agreements, drainage and service easements, transfers of public open space, management companies and residual land sales.

The role will also include the following:

Supporting and actively managing a team of 12 conveyancers on a day to day basis, advising and assisting on issues which arise during plot sales and part exchange transactions and where appropriate, dealing with plot sales and part exchange transactions. Dealing with reversion sales, deeds of variation and other miscellaneous conveyancing matters Assisting the Company Solicitor and Group Solicitor (where required) in relation to regulatory matters, training, drafting precedents and other mattersPlaying an active role in the development of the Group's case management systemAttending meetings with sales staff where requiredConducting yearly appraisals and auditing files at regular intervalsTraining conveyancers and Assistant Conveyancers in connection with title checks, plot conveyancing and deed of variations.

To be considered for this role it is essential that you are an England and Wales Qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive (Fellow or CLC qualification), with a solid background in commercial or residential conveyancing. Previous experience of handling plots sales and dealing with related development matters is also preferred along with supervisory experience and strong communication skills.

This is fantastic opportunity to move in-house and to develop your career further.

To discuss this role in more detail, please contact Charlotte Williams at Chadwick Nott - / 0121 200 5577.

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*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.


Our business is about you. Helping you find the right job. We’ve been in the recruitment industry for 20 years, so we’re confident we can make a real difference to your career prospects. Over half of our business is repeat or recommended business – candidates returning for their next career move or recommending their colleagues to us. We like it like that.




But that’s not enough. We want to improve our legal recruitment service every day, every week, and every year, to ensure your success.




Our depth and breadth of experience means we already know the legal recruitment market inside out. And our industry-leading training programme fully prepares candidates for what lies ahead in a law career. So, as a lawyer, you can trust us when you need to take the next step.




We see things from your perspective. Nearly all our staff have legal training, and many have actually practised as solicitors. Which means you benefit from their in-depth knowledge of local markets, and specialist legal recruitment advice from consultants with first-hand, relevant experience.




Of course we take your career extremely seriously. We’ve worked long and hard to build trust and rapport with our clients and candidates, and all our dealings are treated with utmost confidence. We have a reputation for being proactive and well connected in the legal profession, and we’re always determined to achieve the best possible outcome for you.




For more information about how we can assist you please visit or call us in confidence on 0800 0121 848


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0121 200 5571
172 Edmund Street
B3 2HB

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