Solicitor – Commercial Property

Expiring today

Location
Reigate, Surrey
Salary
Competitive Package + Benefits
Posted
22 Feb 2019
Closes
22 Mar 2019
Sector/Practice Area
Real Estate, Commercial Property
Vacancy Type
Lawyers

We have a vacancy for a Commercial Property Solicitor at Assistant, Associate or Senior Associate level with ideally 2-5 years pqe to join our Commercial Property team at our Reigate office.  In addition to having a sound knowledge of their responsibilities as a solicitor, and being competent in Commercial Property law and practice, the successful applicant will have very good social, interpersonal and communication skills and recognise the importance of practice development.

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.
  • Conduct of matters on behalf of clients
  • To supervise trainees and assist Solicitors within own office.
  • Management of support services for which (s)he is responsible, including supervision of own secretary if appropriate
  • Participation in marketing and networking activities whether on a firm-wide, departmental or office basis and gets involved in practice development
  • 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
  • Travelling to client meetings both in and outside the UK when required
  • Promoting good file management
  • To maintain professional knowledge base including attainment of annual CPD points.
  • To ensure compliance with Lexcel and other regulatory procedures

Qualifications:

A good honours degree

Essential competencies:

  • 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
  • Is developing (if an Assistant or Associate) or has developed a client/referrer base
  • Understands and undertakes proper referral of work to relevant departments and development of work for other departments.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, social and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and under pressure
  • Enthusiasm and commitment
  • A sound knowledge of your responsibilities as a solicitor including in the following areas:
  • Rules and principles of professional conduct
  • Client care
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Confidentiality
  • Relations with third parties
  • Relations with other solicitors
  • Regulatory and compliance procedures

Desirable skills, knowledge and abilities (Competencies)

  • Prior knowledge of Evolution or other office management systems
  • Prior knowledge of Lexcel requirements
  • Client following

Benefits Package

  • 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)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Travel To Work loan scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Payment of Professional Subscriptions
  • Career Development Plans
  • Study Support

If you are interested, please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@twmsolicitors.com

TWM Solicitors (www.twmsolicitors.com) is an Equal Opportunities Employer

No Agencies Please

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