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Solicitor or Legal Executive – Commercial Property

The Role

  • A challenging and diverse role requiring an agile, self-motivated, organised and ambitious lawyer
  • Dealing with initial enquiries and taking a case from enquiry to completion
  • Non-contentious transactional and legal advice work
  • A varied caseload built on direct client contact with the opportunity to build lasting client and referral relationships
  • Advising business clients on commercial property issues
  • Handling commercial property transactions such as sale, purchase, lease grant and assignment
  • Handling business sales (asset purchase and share sale) transactions involving charities and pension schemes within a commercial context – prior experience of these is not essential and can be an area for development and progression
  • There will be an element of networking and business development within the role as part of a close-knit supportive team with opportunities to benefit the firm as a whole through cross referral to other departments
  • Providing practical advice and using commercial awareness to proactively solve problems
  • Commercial department support – working within a team providing support to lawyers working on property elements of corporate transactions
  • Opportunities to develop and enhance the systems and infrastructure within the team
  • This role has significant career development prospects

The Requirements

The successful candidate must have experience in running their own caseload and have the experience and desire to help develop and expand the department.

Skills required:

  • At least 1-5 years PQE
  • Experience in non-contentious Commercial Property work
  • IT competent – capable of running own caseload with appropriate secretarial support


  • A background in handling their own caseload of commercial property matters
  • A practical and commercial approach
  • The ability to proactively solve problems
  • Good personal skills and the ability to build a rapport
  • An ambition to develop their personal reputation and local network
  • A desire to become their client’s trusted advisor
  • The curiosity to explore the context of the advice that they provide
  • Strong communication and the ability to work within and support a team
  • A passion for continuous improvement and systemisation
  • A strong desire to learn
  • Enthusiastic and ambitious
  • Hardworking and organised
  • Adaptable and accommodating
  • A smart and tidy appearance
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • IT competent
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance


Location: Mansfield Head Office

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

End date: 22/12/21

Reporting To: Supervising Partner

Working Hours: Full-time; Monday–Friday (inclusive) from 9.00am–5.00pm with an hour for lunch

Benefits: Workplace Pension Scheme, 25 days holiday (4 of which are to be used over Christmas for the offices to close), plus bank holidays, flexible working will also be considered

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