• Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Reference Number: LSW2892

Legal Southwest

Our Client are proud of being a professional yet welcoming, collegiate firm, where they want their people to enjoy working together to achieve great results. As an ambitious, profitable and forward-thinking firm, you can expect to be provided with excellent training and development, in order to further your career in a stimulating and supportive environment.

We are seeking to recruit a Solicitor (NQ – 2yrs PQE) to join the large and busy Real Estate team.

Based in the Exeter office, you will report directly to the Partners and play an integral part in a wide range of work, across  the full range of real estate legal services for a varied client base, including private and public sectors, both within the UK and internationally.

You will be acting for well-known regional and national developers, investment companies, waste operators, FE Colleges and local authorities on matters relating to commercial and residential developments, energy and waste projects, education property investment, healthcare,  self-invested pension schemes and  retail franchising for which the department has a superb reputation, both locally and further afield. You will have already gained some experience of working on a range of commercial property transactions, and be seeking to expand your skills and knowledge, whilst being supported by an experienced team. Within a busy team, and mutually supportive environment you will be enjoy high quality, high value work.

About You

An excellent communicator with proven technical and organisational skills, you will be accustomed to working under pressure to meet challenging deadlines. We are looking for good general real estate knowledge and some experience. You will have an eye for detail and be meticulous in your work. Being self-motivated and ambitious, you already possess the drive to help continue to grow and develop the business. If you happen to have any foreign languages, this would be advantageous, but not essential.

The relationship with the clients is paramount. You will need the ability to build strong and lasting relationships with clients, and show a genuine commitment to their business needs. Dedicated and enthusiastic, you will have the ability to work efficiently with a commitment to client care and business development. Ideally, you will have completed your training contract at a leading city or national practice and have prior experience of working with a diverse range of clients.

You will also enjoy a range of flexible benefits which, depending upon the level you join at, could include:

  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave, (or more at Partner level), all bank holidays plus your birthday off and an extra day at Christmas. Your holiday entitlement increases with length of service.
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
  • Free Legal Services to Staff: Including wills and conveyancing
  • Medicash: Health care cash plan for employees

Please get in touch if you would like more information about this role or send your CV via the form below in complete confidence and we will get back to you.

Legal Southwest will never, without exception, send out your CV without your prior knowledge or consent so please be assured that we treat every application with the utmost confidentiality.

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