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Solicitor - Commercial Property


Royds Withy King
Location: Oxford
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: PQE 1, PQE 2, PQE 3, PQE 4
Contact: chris watling
Sector: Commercial Property, Real Estate, Property Litigation, Healthcare, Planning
Category: Solicitor Jobs
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The Commercial Property team experience is comprehensive and includes landlord and tenant work, site acquisition and property development, secured lending and due diligence work, asset sales and acquisitions and advising on the opportunities offered by pension funding. Our Commercial Property team works in tandem with property experts in specialist areas including Construction, Retail, Agriculture and Healthcare

 

To consistently deliver a high standard of legal advice to clients in a commercially astute manner, delivering outstanding client service at all times. To assist with the marketing of the department’s services and undertaking business development activities to build on the firm and team’s reputation for excellence. Duties will include:

 

  • Manage a caseload, dealing effectively with cases and transactions.
  • Build credibility with clients and develops own client relationships through managing client expectations regarding options, outcomes, risk and timescales.
  • Scope fees for existing clients
  • Develop market and sector knowledge and demonstrate expertise to clients.
  • Be proactive in reducing risk and exposure in the team and support in building a risk culture.
  • Aware of all relevant risk processes and procedures and adheres to these.

 

 

About You

 

Skills & Experience:

  • Qualified Solicitor/ Chartered Legal Executive with 2 - 4 years PQE requisite knowledge and experience to fulfil the role with any litigation work to be carried out at the appropriate level set by the court
  • Previous experience within a Real Estate team with specific exposure to landlord and tenant work
  • Ability to manage own files and delegate work to others
  • Strong client management skills with a focus on delivery of excellent client service
  • Organised and able to effectively prioritise.

Core Behaviours:

 

  • Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.
  • Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.
  • Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.
  • Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.
  • Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.
  • Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.

Please note that the successful applicant will be subject to pre-employment screening including a DBS (Criminal Background) check.

 

About Us

Royds Withy King is a UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, personal injury and clinical negligence practices. It has the combined expertise of over 480 staff across offices in London, Bath, Oxford and Wiltshire and is a founding member of the international network of independent law firms, Interleges.

 

Royds Withy King uses its experience to put clients ahead of the curve and places client relationships at the heart of everything it does. Royds Withy King achieved eight top tier rankings in The Legal 500 2017 and 39 lawyers were ranked as ‘Leaders in their Field’ in Chambers & Partners UK 2018, both leading guides to the law.

 

Royds Withy King also received a three star ‘extraordinary’ accreditation from Best Companies in 2017 – one of just six UK law firms to have done so.

 

The Commercial Property team experience is comprehensive and includes landlord and tenant work, site acquisition and property development, secured lending and due diligence work, asset sales and acquisitions and advising on the opportunities offered by pension funding. Our Commercial Property team works in tandem with property experts in specialist areas including Construction, Retail, Agriculture and Healthcare

 

To consistently deliver a high standard of legal advice to clients in a commercially astute manner, delivering outstanding client service at all times. To assist with the marketing of the department’s services and undertaking business development activities to build on the firm and team’s reputation for excellence. Duties will include:

 

  • Manage a caseload, dealing effectively with cases and transactions.
  • Build credibility with clients and develops own client relationships through managing client expectations regarding options, outcomes, risk and timescales.
  • Scope fees for existing clients
  • Develop market and sector knowledge and demonstrate expertise to clients.
  • Be proactive in reducing risk and exposure in the team and support in building a risk culture.
  • Aware of all relevant risk processes and procedures and adheres to these.

 

 

About You

 

Skills & Experience:

  • Qualified Solicitor/ Chartered Legal Executive with 2 - 4 years PQE requisite knowledge and experience to fulfil the role with any litigation work to be carried out at the appropriate level set by the court
  • Previous experience within a Real Estate team with specific exposure to landlord and tenant work
  • Ability to manage own files and delegate work to others
  • Strong client management skills with a focus on delivery of excellent client service
  • Organised and able to effectively prioritise.

Core Behaviours:

 

  • Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.
  • Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.
  • Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.
  • Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.
  • Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.
  • Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.

Please note that the successful applicant will be subject to pre-employment screening including a DBS (Criminal Background) check.

 

About Us

Royds Withy King is a UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, personal injury and clinical negligence practices. It has the combined expertise of over 480 staff across offices in London, Bath, Oxford and Wiltshire and is a founding member of the international network of independent law firms, Interleges.

 

Royds Withy King uses its experience to put clients ahead of the curve and places client relationships at the heart of everything it does. Royds Withy King achieved eight top tier rankings in The Legal 500 2017 and 39 lawyers were ranked as ‘Leaders in their Field’ in Chambers & Partners UK 2018, both leading guides to the law.

 

Royds Withy King also received a three star ‘extraordinary’ accreditation from Best Companies in 2017 – one of just six UK law firms to have done so.

 

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