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Associate Solicitor Agriculture

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We are an employer of choice because we have a culture that challenges the conventional law firm approach and focusses our energy on getting great results for our clients, while attracting and developing brilliant people. The Commercial Property team are now looking to recruit an experienced qualified solicitor, to join the busy team, with a particular emphasis on servicing agricultural work. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate previous experience of delivering excellent client service as this role involves regular contact with clients and agents. The successful candidate will provide clients and agents with updates, advice and draft documentation. The role involves operating a Case Management System, so good IT skills are essential. We are looking for a candidate who is a strong communicator, with keen attention to detail and who is confident working within a challenging commercial environment. The team currently advises investors, lenders, commercial and residential developers, high-profile entrepreneurs and estate owners across a range of sectors with the commontheme that we provide extremely proactive and highly commercial advice. The role involves an exciting variety of work including acting on behalf of farmers and landed estates, utilities and telecoms and mines and minerals. Harrison Drury actively supports internal development and progression so come join us and see where your future can take you! 

Typical dutieswill be:

• Handling a busy case load including AHA’s and FBTs, and shooting and fishing rights

 • Liaising with supervisors to manage workload

 • Provision of excellent client service

 • To develop relationships with clients

 • To provide support to other team members as required 

• Effective liaison with other service line teams 

• Understanding and contributing to the team’s objectives

 • To develop knowledge and broaden experience 

• Negotiating and drafting transactional paperwork, production of advice and guidance to clients as appropriate

 • Working to promote the firm’s values

Skills and experience:  

• Ability to manage own caseload with minimal supervision

 • A minimum of 4 Year PQE within a property department advising and representing clients on a range of agricultural commercial property matters

 • Strong attention todetail 

• Good organisation and planning skills with the ability to prioritise work to meetstrict timescales where required and a desire to help develop processes

 • Excellent communication skills

 • ExcellentIT skills • Excellent client facing skills 

• Accomplished in business development activities, with the ability to build a network of contacts for themselves and the team

Nº employees 51-200
Founding year 1901
Products / Services Advocacy, Civil Liberties & Human Rights, Property (Commercial)
Mission Harrison Drury is an award-winning solicitors based in Preston, Lancashire and Kendal, Cumbria As trusted legal partners to businesses, boards, individuals and families with offices across the North West we have solicitors in Preston, Kendal, Lancaster, Garstang and Clitheroe. We look at every situation with a client hat on. We listen, we understand and we pull out all the stops to get the right results, whether it is a commercial or personal matter. Our track record has made Harrison Drury a leading choice of solicitors for business, family, divorce and private clients across the region. We also strive to be an employer of choice, giving our clients access to passionate, talented advisers, and our people an enjoyable and rewarding career.
overview Harrison Drury is an award-winning firm of solicitors with offices in Preston, Garstang, Lancaster, Kendal and Clitheroe. Harrison Drury is an award-winning firm of solicitors with offices in Preston, Garstang, Lancaster, Kendal and Clitheroe. Harrison Drury’s talented and multi-disciplined teams of like-minded lawyers are unwavering in their passion and commitment to successfully advise our clients which include multi-million pound organisations, owner-managed businesses and high net worth individuals.

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