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Commercial Property Solicitor / Conveyancer

  • Location:

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £42000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Craig Small

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    Jan 2022

Job Description

Commercial Conveyancer


£45k - £50k DOE with succession plan to Director

Are you an Commercial Conveyancer or Solicitor looking to step up into a Director level role?

Do you have at last 3 years PQE?

Are you a strong communicator with a solid understanding of landlord and tenant concerns?

Brook Street is pleased to be working with a progressive and dynamic firm of Solicitors based in Portsmouth. Our client has been established for over 40 years and are looking for a Commercial Conveyancer / Solicitor to take on the director's workload through a succession plan to become a Director. The business specialises in Residential and Commercial Conveyancing, Dispute Resolution, Employment, and Wills, Trusts and Probates.

What's in it for you?

  • Starting salary between £45k and £50k per annum
  • 25 days holiday
  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • Following the step-up to Director level, salary will be reflected around £60k with all the benefits of other directors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • All aspects of commercial conveyancing including sales and purchases of properties and businesses, mortgage and re-financing - both individual and portfolio.
  • Landlord & Tenant matters including grant and assignment of leases, lease renewals, licenses to assign and to alter, among other things.
  • Development acquisitions & disposals, pension properties, joint venture agreements and all other aspects of commercial property.
  • Have a clear understanding of commercial banking documents, such as debentures and personal guarantees.
  • Conduct of matters on behalf of clients in an appropriate and efficient manner.
  • Management of support services including departmental secretaries.
  • Participation in marketing activities whether on a practice wide or departmental basis.
  • Financial control, with particular regard to cash flow, through accurate time recording, collection of monies on account and billing procedures.
  • Ensure CPD activities are adequate and properly recorded.
  • Ensure compliance with SRA Code of Conduct and requirements for all matters for which you have conduct and promptly advise Head of Department of any matter of concern.
  • Share knowledge and ideas with your colleagues in the department and practice wide, as appropriate.
  • Any other reasonable duties as directed by the Head of Department. Managing Sub-contractors

What are we looking for?

  • Will be a Solicitor with considerable conveyancing experience (3+ years PQE* within Conveyancing)
  • You will have some experience of supervision and a desire to build the Conveyancing Department
  • Experience dealing with a mixed caseload of Commercial Property with some Residential Property transaction work

This is a permanent full-time position with an immediate start for the right candidate, however we expect a 3 month notice period therefore we are at least looking for someone to be in position by the beginning of 2022. This would suit someone who 3-4 years Post Qualification Experience.

To send your CV please apply via the advert or directly on Brook Street`s website. For more information, please contact Ben at Brook Street (Southampton) or apply to send your CV.


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