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VAC/30601

Solicitor – Salisbury

  • Salary: £28,000 - £35,000
  • Location: Salisbury
  • Start date: asap
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Job Sector: Legal
  • Posted: 02/05/2019

We are looking for a Solicitor to work for a local independent law firm to support their Head of Property. You will be supporting in both commercial and residential property, so knowledge/experience of this sector would be beneficial.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a newly qualified solicitor or someone looking for their next role after gaining a couple of years PQE to join a friendly, professional and enthusiastic team.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Head of Property in both commercial and residential property sales.
  • Communicating with clients to receive instructions and give advice.
  • Researching details about the property being bought or sold, such as finding out who is the legal owner.
  • Drafting official documents, such as contracts which include details of the sale.
  • Keeping official records of payments and contracts.
  • Working with Land Registry documents and title deeds.
  • Carrying out checks prior to drafting contracts to see if there are any structural issues with the property.

Experience and skills needed:

  • Ideally at least 1 year PQE, preferably in the property sector
  • A thorough understanding of the law and practice
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Professionalism when working with colleagues, partners, lawyers and clients.