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The Real Estate team in Birmingham advise on and project manage some of the UK’s most significant regeneration and redevelopment schemes, working for a range of leading residential and commercial developers and investors, landowners and occupiers.
The world renowned Cambridge Biomedical Campus is a typical example of the projects they are involved in. Acting from the outset taking Options and investigation title, advising though out the process of securing planning permission, granting leases to occupiers, negotiating the build contracts, funding the build and ultimately selling the investment – the full development life cycle.
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Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market-leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on energy and natural resources, technology, financial services and life sciences.
Our clients range from household social media, technology and media companies, as well as global financial institutions, pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, major FMCG brands and public bodies.
Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and knowledge, on time and on budget.
Our network has more than 1,550 people working across the world providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.
We have 25 offices in 11 countries and our team is based in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Beijing, Belfast, Birmingham, Bologna, Brussels, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Guangzhou, Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.
Most recently, the firm has been recognised for its work across a number of practice areas. We have been shortlisted for M&A Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2021; Litigation Team of the Year at the Lawyer Awards 2021 and for Innovation in rescue, restructuring and recovery award at the FT Innovative Lawyer Awards 2021.
You must have completed the academic stage of study to become a Legal Executive. You are also required to have worked in a qualifying position for at least three years. Furthermore, you need to fulfil the work-based learning objectives.
After earning a fellowship with the institute, Chartered Legal Executive attorneys have the option to become solicitors in one or two years. They usually are excused from the training contract that graduates must complete to qualify as solicitors. To find out more about the legal executive vacancies, visit Simply Law Jobs.
A fellow of CILEx (The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) is required to work as a legal executive. You are required to pass the CILEx professional qualification in law and complete a minimum of three years of supervised legal practice.
In most cases, it takes two years to finish. To become a chartered legal executive, you must work for three years in a qualifying position. The training requirements can vary for each educational institution and it’s solely based on their distinctive qualifications
Because of the way you build up a breadth of knowledge in your particular area of law, becoming a legal executive is a highly gratifying profession. The occupation is building a solid career path, and training will most certainly be extended in the future to reflect this.
An authorised lawyer is a chartered legal executive. Chartered Legal Executives specialise in a particular field of law and work with Solicitors or CILEx Practitioners on restricted legal work. The legal work comprises transportation (where legal work is needed to buy or sell property). You also work on the criminal code (where you defend or take a court case against a person accused of a crime). You also cover the area of business and company law (laws relating to businesses, such as tax or employment) and courtroom battles (going to court to sort out disputes). In addition, according to the legal executive job description, injuries to individuals (such as accident claims) and the family's law (divorce and sorting issues about money, property and children) are also areas of your work.
The Legal Executives provide legal advice to clients and clarify complex legal issues. They connect with the clients successfully, make agreements, act as a go-between for the clients, and negotiate and correspond on their behalf. These executives interview and advise witnesses and clients. Furthermore, the study, analyse, and summarise legal knowledge and information to compile legal papers (research). They also collaborate with colleagues from courts, law firms, banks, and accounting firms. These personnel contact experts such as mortgage lenders, planning officers, or other lawyers and represent clients in county and magistrates' courts on behalf of the clients. It is their job to serve as oath commissioners for the swearing-in of legal documents.
You will need exceptional communication abilities and problem-solving and analytical skills to coordinate with the clients. They need negotiation skills and commercial awareness to communicate effectively. The capacity to prioritise activities and plan work is also a plus. Employers demand interpersonal skills, such as working in a group or with other people and organizations. Administrative, numeracy, and information technology skills, along with the ability to work privately, are required. Meticulous attention to detail also leads you to work effectively and efficiently. Excellent research abilities and working under time constraints also come in handy. You can find out more about the newly posted legal executive positions at Simply Law Jobs.