We are seeking a highly motivated and professional solicitor to join our property litigation team in Holborn.
The team has an established reputation and broad experience, providing a first class service to our clients who include real estate investment companies, institutions, developers and retailers as well as not-for-profit bodies and HNW individuals and families.
The team deals with the full spectrum of litigation relating to property. Many of the team’s clients are well known organisations in the property and retail sectors, including Pret a Manger, Grainger plc and Tipi.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of a wide range of property litigation work.
What you’ll be doing – some examples
service charge disputes (residential and commercial);
residential and commercial forfeiture claims;
arrears recovery and lease enforcement;
private sector possession claims;
boundary, right of way and right of light disputes;
adverse possession claims;
commercial lease renewal proceedings acting for both landlords and tenants – contested and uncontested
advisory work for large Build To Rent and Private Rented Sector landlords
so-called Airbnb litigation
squatter/trespass claims, and related injunctions
What you’re like
educated to degree level and preferably obtained a 2:1 or above
a solicitor of between 2 - 4 years PQE with a strong pedigree as a specialist property litigation lawyer
you are highly motivated and professional
you’re quick thinking and a fast learner
you have broad experience in property litigation work
you have experience of having a caseload of your own
you work and think independently
you’re ambitious and you’ll throw yourself into wowing our existing clients and winning new ones
you want to develop your career
you can demonstrate commercial awareness
you are technically excellent
you have keen attention to detail
What we’re like
the Holborn based team comprises a Partner, a Senior Associate, an Associate about to commence maternity leave, a Trainee Solicitor, a Legal Assistant and an Administrative Assistant. 8 other fee earning members of the team are based in our Putney office.
we’re leaders in our field but we’re just as committed to maintaining a friendly and supportive working environment
we encourage collaboration and sharing know-how for the benefit of clients and each other
we encourage our associates to speak, to publish and to participate in the industry, keeping up with and shaping the latest thinking
you’ll be part of a supportive cohort of your peers from across the firm, participating in a variety of career development activities
For more information and to apply, please visit our website.