Solicitor / Lawyer - Property Litigation (3-5 PQE)
Job Title: Solicitor - Property Litigation
Job type: Permanent, Full time
Closing date: 17th June 2018
The firm have a highly regarded and modern Dispute Resolution team with an established track record and reputation. They have acted successfully on many high profile cases and can be trusted with the most difficult disputes at the most difficult of times for their clients. They have a breadth of commercial experience across the team, but focus particularly on the following core practice areas:- Corporate/commercial disputes; Shareholder and partnership disputes; Professional negligence claims; Intellectual property disputes; Commercial Property disputes; Breach of confidence, restraint of trade and restrictive covenant disputes; Risk management; Construction disputes and Sports law disputes and risk management.
The firm is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment for all of their current and prospective employees. They recognise and value individual differences and seek to retain and recruit talented individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds.
The successful candidate will work closely with the entire team and will be required to undertake fee-earning work and provide a profitable contribution to the work of the team and the firm. The role will require a modern and commercial approach to disputes.
You will draft court documents, such as: pleadings, witness statements, statements of costs, cost schedules and orders; property notices under sections 25-27 and 40 LTA 1954, section 146 notices, section 8 notices, section 21 notices, and TIWGA notice and concise letters/emails of advice and correspondence to opponents and third parties.
The role would require you to work with the team on a variety of contentious property disputes and to have an understanding of risk and best practice and a commitment to a collaborative approach to problem solving. You will also take part in engaging and assisting with Business Development and Marketing.
You should have experience of:
Contested and uncontested business lease renewals under the LTA 1954;
- Dilapidations claims;
- Possession claims;
- Service charge claims;
- Easement and restrictive covenant disputes;
- Proprietary estoppel claims;
- Party Wall Act disputes and;
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Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Property Lawyer, Property Solicitor, Commercial Property Lawyer, Commercial Property Solicitor, Dispute Resolution, Solicitor, Lawyer, Civil Law, Legal Executive, Chartered Legal Executive, Senior Solicitor may also be considered for this role.