Commercial Property Solicitor

Bicester, Oxfordshire
15 Sep 2017
22 Oct 2017
Sector/Practice Area
Real Estate, Commercial Property
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Full time

Position:                              Commercial Property Solicitor

Department:                      Commercial Property Department

Office:                                  Bicester

Reporting to:                     Commercial Property Director

Team:                                   Team of 3

Terms/Hours                     Full time.  Monday to Friday 9.00-5.30pm

Salary and Benefits:       (Competitive) - Depending on experience

Free Car Parking, Group Life cover, Company sick pay, Long service awards, Annual pay reviews, , Pension.



The Role

A unique opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Property Solicitor to work with a Legal 500 firm based in the centre of Bicester. Situated within easy reach of Oxford, Bicester is currently undergoing exciting new developments and growth plans in both the residential and commercial sectors.  The position is open to Commercial Property Solicitors with at least 1 year+ PQE.

Main Responsibilities

  • Act for private individual and privately owned commercial operations;
  • Continue to build strong relationships with clients and professional contacts through marketing and networking;
  • Experience of working in Residential and Commercial Development
  • Acting for both Developers and Landowners
  • Promotion Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Large scale disposals and acquisitions
  • Agricultural experience
  • Presenting seminars/writing articles

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to market and network
  • Ability to build and retain strong relationships
  • Committed to personal development
  • Excellent team player

About the team

Spratt Endicott’s Commercial Property team consists of 3 staff in Bicester and 14 staff in our Banbury office. Most of our work comes to us through recommendations and referrals. We believe this is due to our approach, which is based around knowing the client, the property and the transaction. This, together with our high level of service, has enabled us to retain and grow our relationships with clients, many of whom we have worked with for many years.

Our Commercial Property team is ranked highly in the Legal 500 UK 2016 edition, which says: “Spratt Endicott’s key figures include Andrew Woods, who has ‘sound commercial acumen and a pragmatic, practical approach’, and Howard Meakin, whose expertise includes joint ventures, development work and partnership agreements.”

About Spratt Endicott

As a Legal 500 firm, we have teams of specialist lawyers who help to protect our clients and their families, grow their business and achieve their personal goals. The firm takes pride in its solid reputation for excellence, and passion for developing the teams’ expertise. We place high emphasis on the quality of our advice, our first class service and friendly professionals across our six offices. We are also fully supported by our service departments including Marketing, IT, Accounts, HR, Office Services and Regulatory Compliance.

Working at Spratt Endicott

We can offer you a rewarding career built on continued growth, diversity and achieving the highest standards. You will be working in a collaborative, friendly, extended family environment that values its 145 employees, is BSI and Investors in People Accredited together with holding an enviable retention record.

Our Head offices are based in Banbury, with easy access by train, road, (just off M40) to surrounding areas, London, Birmingham and Oxford. We have three further offices in Bicester, Brackley and Buckingham. Our offices are a mixture of attractive modern and Grade II listed buildings, with the latest technology in IT and Communication systems.

What do we offer?

We offer competitive salaries, family friendly policies and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Annual pay reviews
  • Employee Welfare Programme
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • Pension scheme
  • 23 days plus bank holidays per annum( growing with service to 28 days plus bank holidays)
  • Free conveyancing and discounts on legal advice
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Sponsorship for professional qualifications
  • Free parking
  • Eye Tests/Flu jabs
  • Group Life cover
  • Income Protection

How to Apply

To apply please forward a covering letter including your salary expectations together with your CV  to Carole Carbery, HR Manager, or contact Carole directly on 01295 204047.

Spratt Endicott is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who applies to or works for the company is treated equally, whatever their gender, race, age, ethic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

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