Commercial Property Lawyer

02 May 2018
30 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client has several regional offices in Kent and they are Lawyers to join our busy Commercial Property teams in Ashford and Canterbury. 1-5 years' experience of dealing with commercial property or a mixture of commercial and residential experience, you will be dealing with commercial property sales and purchases, landlord and tenant, freehold and leasehold titles, drafting and negotiating contracts for sale, transfers, leases and agreements for lease, licences, guarantees and legal charges etc. You will also play an active role in developing new business opportunities for the department through networking and marketing initiatives.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: Conduct of client matters including:

?? Commercial property sales and purchases

?? Landlord and Tenant Work

?? Freehold and Leasehold Titles

?? Drafting and negotiating contracts for sale, transfers, leases and agreements for lease. Licences, guarantees and legal charges

?? Providing appropriate technical and practical advice to clients on commercial property matters.

?? Liaising with the remainder of the commercial team in respect of all transactions and where relevant any associated business sales and purchases

?? Compliance with the firm's routine time recording, accounts and administrative disciplines

?? Attending Commercial department meetings and such training courses as determined by DM


?? To agree clear objectives linked to the Firm's business plan and participate in the performance management system, assessing performance and giving feedback as relevant.

?? To have a personal development plan and evaluate the effect of training on achievement.

?? To clearly identify the standards and systems required to continually improve our service to clients

?? To comply with all the Firm's relevant policies and procedures

?? To ensure confidentiality on all appropriate matters and recognise that any breach of this confidentiality will be treated very seriously.

Our Client is looking for a smart, capable individual with ambition to do well. Who works hard for their clients and team. Who are equipped with common sense, initiative and enthusiasm. Often creative and resourceful, they like to succeed.

Benefits to You

You will be working with a friendly, welcoming team. Personal development is high on the agenda to support your career aspirations and meet the Firm's business goals.

Benefits depending on the role including:

?? 20 - 30 days holiday plus paid bank holidays

?? Additional (discretionary) holiday at Christmas

?? Discretionary bonus scheme

?? Private Medical Insurance

?? Pension Scheme (salary sacrifice)

?? Social activities

?? Perkbox Benefits and Rewards Scheme

?? Staff concessions for Conveyancing and Private Client work

?? Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

?? Childcare Vouchers

?? Long Service Awards

?? Staff Forum

?? CSR activities such as Memory Walk for Alzheimers, McMillan Coffee Morning, Jeans for Genes, Wear it Pink plus our Corporate Charity of the Year etc

?? Eye Care Vouchers

?? Parking Permits (payroll deduction)