We are recruiting: Commercial Property Solicitor 2 Years+ PQE

Commercial Property Solicitor

Term: Permanent

Job title: Commercial Property Solicitor 2 years+ PQE

Working hours: Full-time

Role: Commercial and preferably Residential Property

Location: Lancaster or Preston

Salary range: Competitive with Bonus Scheme

As one of the area’s longest established firms of Solicitors, BSG are privileged to act for a diverse and longstanding client base often dealing with many generations of the families.

We have a very low staff turnover due to our relaxed, flexible and friendly working environment with excellent career progression opportunities. 

Our Property team are now looking to recruit a qualified solicitor or Legal Executive with proven commercial property experience of not less than 2 years to join the team.  The ideal candidate would also have residential property experience but it is not essential. 

Key responsibilities

  • Provide high quality legal services to the firm’s clients, predominantly in relation to sales, purchases, securities, landlord and tenant and lease management matters.

  • Liaise with agents and introducers as to the progress of transactions.

  • Conduct own cases and provide support to the other team members as required in providing advice and representation to the firm’s clients.

  • Ensure services are provided in a timely fashion and the client is informed regularly on progress and costs.

  • Develop and maintain good client relationships.

Knowledge, skills and qualifications

  • Qualified solicitor (minimum 2 years PQE), or fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx).

  • Expertise in key areas of law and procedure in relation to sales, purchases, securities, landlord and tenant and lease management matters.

  • Able to conduct own caseload with minimal supervision.

  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Good IT skills.

  • Commercial and financial awareness including ability to take responsibility for financial control of own client matters.

  • Able to develop positive relationships with clients and manage client expectations.

  • Effective prioritisation with ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively.

  • Marketing, networking and business development skills commensurate with the role.

To apply:

To apply for this position please submit your CV and covering letter to rl@bsglaw.co.uk.

No recruitment agencies please.