Property Litigation Solicitor
We are recruiting for a property litigation solicitor to join our Real Estate Services team in Manchester. The Property Litigation Team is one of the teams within the Real Estate Group comprising 3 partners in Manchester, Bristol and London and a team of other solicitors and 15 support staff. We also work closely with colleagues in our Belfast and Scottish offices.
This role is for an assistant solicitor (NQ and above) based in our Manchester office to work closely with the partner based there.
We have a broad practice in property litigation, advising clients with expertise in the leisure, retail and financial services sectors on a wide variety of contentious matters. These include landlord and tenant disputes, rent reviews and lease renewals under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and contractual disputes. We also give strategic advice on the management of property portfolios. We act for commercial landlords and tenants, public sector bodies and housing associations, property developers, investors, telecoms operators, financial institutions and insolvency practitioners.
In return you will receive a competitive remuneration coupled with the genuine opportunity to be part of successful team and firm dedicated to continued growth. You will also receive access to TLT's industry recognised training and development programmes ensuring you are provided with the tools for a successful career.
•Work with our property litigators across the UK advising on all aspects of commercial property disputes (more limited residential disputes) and estate management issues.
•Working with colleagues across the firm to support their service lines needing input from property litigation.
•To achieve the budgets set by the firm.
•To assist others in the achievement of their objectives and supervise more junior members of the team.
•To work so as to achieve the firm's business objectives.
•To participate in business development initiatives.
The Ideal Candidate
Experience of commercial property or litigation is required. Experience in a property litigation team (whether as a training seat or pre- or post- qualification would be useful but not essential.
•The ability to communicate (both written and spoken word) in plain English.
•A desire to learn and an interest in developing a sound and deep knowledge of what TLT and our clients do.
•High standards of client service essential.
•Excellent communication skills - lot of interaction over the telephone.
•Good IT skills.
•Enthusiastic and team approach to working
Our research shows that our clients and our employees would describe us as energetic, entrepreneurial & driven.
TLT is committed to creating a diverse working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate.
We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You will receive a competitive basic salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance.
About the Firm
We’re an ambitious UK law firm built around the needs of our high profile clients. With over 1000 employees and 100 partners across our six UK offices, we’ve grown considerably in the last three years – and so have our revenues. Open-minded? Definitively. Forward-focused? Absolutely. An energetic firm with an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture, we’re always looking to recruit highly talented individuals with the drive to succeed. So if you’re dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, join us and we’ll give you everything you need to thrive. Apply via the link or send your CV through to firstname.lastname@example.org, please call me on 03330060799 for more information.