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Solicitor – Commercial Property

Salary: £Negotiable

Job Ref: 7888

Location: Devon

Contact Name: Reg Payne

Contact Tel: 01252 761444

Contact Email: regpayne@ptplegal.co.uk

Due to continued growth of the Rural Team, a well established practice is currently looking to recruit an experienced agricultural solicitor, who will be expected to play an active role in business development and able to develop an existing client base. This is a full time opportunity working 9am-5.15pm Monday to Friday.

The Role: You will be working as a Solicitor within the Commercial Property team. The role will include advising farmers and landowners on agricultural tenancies, partnerships, succession issues and farm acquisitions and disposals. In addition to fee earning work, there will be administrative duties, such as assisting with general administration and Lexcel compliance. The successful applicant will also be expected to get involved in business development activities.

Are you the right person? The ideal candidate will be a property lawyer who is 5-8 years PQE with a minimum of five years experience gained in rural work. You will need to be able to work on your own caseload, and work as part of a team. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a focus on exceptional client care. You will also be used to working in a busy and highly professional driven environment. The position would suit someone who is highly organised, accurate, proactive and committed to meeting deadlines while remaining calm under pressure. Excellent all round communication skills, professional telephone manner and attention to detail is essential. You will also have a flexible approach and the ability to work within a team environment.

You will also need to be IT literate and be able to use a case management system. What we can offer you: In return you will be offered a competitive salary, FTE of 25 days’ holiday per year, life assurance and private medical insurance schemes.