Property Lawyer

England, Northamptonshire
£43000 - £56750 per annum
01 Sep 2023
26 Sep 2023
Lewis Dainty
Job Title
Practice Area
Property and Planning
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Property Lawyer

Salary: £43,000 - £56,750 per annum

Location: South East

Working: Hybrid

About the Property Lawyer Role:

Sellick Partnership are proud to be working with an exceptional shared legal services team in the heart of the South East. We are looking for a Property Lawyer to join a large alternative business structure operating on behalf of public Sector Clients which includes local government. The role is to specifically work as part of a team in the provision commercial property on behalf of public sector clients in the East Midlands and South East.

Using a 'virtual' legal office, the organisation seamlessly deploy the capacity of their entire team to support all of their clients, wherever they are based. They offer the benefit of carefully developed business processes and the latest case management technology to ensure client matters are dealt with efficiently and expeditiously.

Having obtained and maintained LEXCEL accreditation, the Law Society's quality mark, their team ensures a level of resilience which is not deliverable within smaller teams. They are also excellent value for money - a key factor in their expansion.

Key Responsibilities of the Property Lawyer role:

Depending on the level of experience, the lawyers in the property team deal with the following type of work:

  • Leases of industrial units, lease renewals, Reports on Title, easements/wayleaves, option agreements, development agreements, Transfers pursuant to s106 agreements, statutory Transfers, disposals of land for residential development, acquisitions for highway schemes (alongside CPO) or social housing (individual units or entire blocks of new flats)
  • Some members of the team assist with queries on old or existing housing stock and Right to Buys
  • Principal lawyers are likely to be involved in more complex strategic development sites. The work is interesting and varied and the extent/nature of our clients' estates means that the quality of the work and projects you get involved in is excellent

The role will be a hybrid working arrangement and you will have the opportunity to work from 1 of their 3 offices in central Northampton, Bedford or Cambridge one day per week.

Benefits of the Property Lawyer role:

  • 1to1 Paralegal Support
  • Local Government Pensions Scheme - considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates
  • Flexible working arrangements - offer flexible hours and hybrid working which allows for remote working but also require regular office attendance with the aim to give everyone a balanced work/life ratio
  • Financial support with ongoing CPD training within or outside the organisation of up to £2, 500 following probationary period, for example higher rights course
  • Family Friendly policies including excellent Maternity, Paternity and Adoption entitlements
  • A generous minimum annual leave entitlement of 25 days, plus public holidays. With the option to purchase more annual leave

We would be extremely interested in hearing from candidates with a private practice or public sector background.

How to apply for the Property Lawyer role:

To apply, please submit your CV and/or cover letter via this page or alternatively, contact Lewis Dainty in the Sellick Partnership Manchester office.

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