Property Litigation Solicitor: Birmingham

Birmingham, England, West Midlands
£39000 - £44000 per annum
11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Emma Chisholm
Sector/Practice Area
Real Estate, Property Litigation
Vacancy Type

Our client is a leading UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve "Gold Standard" Investors in People, the values and culture are not just words on the website but are the heartbeat of the firm. The lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity makes this firm a fantastic place to work.

They are looking for a 1-2PQE solicitor to join the Property Litigation team in the Birmingham office

The team

The 25 strong national Property Litigation department has extensive experience and unrivalled expertise in dealing with this complex area of the law. With one of the largest property litigation practices in the UK, they are able to assist clients in all areas of landlord and tenant litigation, and in any real estate dispute. Their routine work includes dealing with break notices; dilapidations; forfeiture; land registration disputes; issues relating to landlord's consent; lease renewals; possession claims; recovery of rent and other arrears; rights to light and other easement disputes; service charge issues; property related insolvency; and restrictive covenants. They also advise on a number of niche areas of law, including property related telecommunications issues, judicial review, and agricultural law. Their clients include household names in the retail and leisure sectors, investment landlords, developers of both commercial and residential land, local authorities, and other public bodies.

The role

The Birmingham based team is expanding and looking for a 1-2 PQE solicitor to join them asap. The successful candidate will carry out a full range of commercial real estate litigation and advisory work but with a bias towards commercial landlord and tenant issues, and work alongside the team to further develop and expand the real estate litigation offering in that location.

Skills and qualifications

They are looking for someone offering experience in the core areas of landlord and tenant litigation work. Experience in dealing with business lease renewals under the 1954 Act is a pre-requisite.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.

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