Head of Department - Commercial Property

JMC Legal
England, Lancashire, Preston
£50000 - £65000 per annum
12 Jan 2022
31 Jan 2022
Ray Birkett
Job Title
Head of Department
Practice Area
Commercial Property
PQE Level
10+, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

You will lead a close-knit team of bright and ambitious Lawyers and have clear prospects for Partnership in a short timeframe.

The Firm:

This multi-award winning law firm has an outstanding reputation which attracts an impressive regional and national client base that is unrivalled in the region.

The firm are well-known for their supportive, inclusive and flexible culture that enables Lawyers to thrive. This has resulted in an excellent employee retention rate, one of the highest in the market.

With exciting growth plans and an ambitious team from the ground up, it is the perfect time to come on board and make your mark on the firm.

The Role:

Joining as a Senior Associate, you will lead a close-knit team of Lawyers and work closely with the firm's Partnership team to drive the Commercial Property offering forward. This role comes with clear scope for progression in a short timeframe, a path you will be encouraged and supported to follow.

The Commercial Property team has an impressive client base that includes regional and national developers, investors and corporate occupiers. As the Head of Department, you will take the lead on client relationships and identify areas of growth through new and existing client relationships.

You will also be responsible for mentoring and training the team and have autonomy over key decisions that will affect the growth and direction of the team and the wider firm.

You can expect to receive an attractive package, clear partnership prospects, and a good level of flexibility.


  • As a guide, this role would suit a Commercial Property Solicitor with 7+ years PQE
  • Experience across a range of commercial property matters, including landlord & tenant, acquisitions & disposals, and developments
  • Previous experience of leading a team/mentoring junior lawyers is desirable
  • Able to build strong client relationships

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give me a call for a confidential discussion.