Solicitor – Commercial Property (Investment) – Taunton
We are seeking a Commercial Property Solicitor specialising in investment work, to join our reputable team in Taunton.
Our commercial property team in Taunton comprises part of a much wider (28 partner) team across all our offices. Highly regarded in all regions, the team in Taunton is widely admired in the community, drawing high praise from peers and clients. Sources describe us as ‘very pragmatic and commercially savvy property lawyers, providing an outstanding service at all levels‘ (Legal 500). Chambers & Partners praise us for our “absolutely excellent service,” and describe the team as “exceptionally commercial and responsive, with no compromise on diligence.”
Our investment lawyers work for a multitude of real estate investors across the full spectrum of real estate asset classes. We have breadth of experience in dealing with the transactional documentation together with negotiating the financial features of a deal. This experience, combined with our knowledge of the investment market across the UK, enables us to provide excellent value and service to our real estate domestic and international investor clients.
Hours: Full time
Vacancy Reference: 858-LTN
Who we are
You’ll be joining a national law firm that enjoys a strong reputation, made possible by our exceptional people – each chosen for their industry knowledge and passion for their field. We want to help you to reach your full potential, love the work you do and deliver the best results for your clients. It’s our goal to make you feel great about working with us, and we work hard to cultivate a culture that makes it easy for you to stay with us for many years.
We work flexibly and you’ll be empowered to work where you do your best work, balancing your individual needs with the need for us to engage as teams and deliver excellent client service.
Most of our people choose to work in a hybrid fashion, working from home and attending our offices. Our offices are in Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton, and Taunton.
Day to day, you’ll be successful in this role by:
This role will develop your technical and client management skills with access to challenging and varied work, working alongside highly respected senior practitioners. As an expanding team, there are real opportunities for career development as you gain expertise and build your wider skill set.
Working closely with the team, you will assist them on a range of commercial property matters. Among a broad diet of work you will be involved in asset sales and purchases, secured lending work on behalf of a range of lender clients, and landlord and tenant issues for investment property companies.
We will support and encourage you to get involved in business development activities and become embedded into your client sectors.
It is an integral part of this role that you comply with information security and all firm policies and procedures.
This role is right for you if:
You will be a qualified Solicitor with some post-qualification experience with a leading property practice.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to progress their career and enjoy a challenge within a large and continually growing, fast paced team.
You will be able to demonstrate a strong intellect, evidenced with a high level of technical experience, and be someone who shows initiative, drive and excellent client management skills. Ideally, you will have experience working within the investment field but this is not essential if you are diligent and commercially-minded.
We expect you to be a genuine team player and a great communicator, who enjoys working alongside others. You must be commercially minded, and willing to take advantage of the fantastic opportunities for career development within this team.
What we can offer you:
A career at Clarke Willmott will feel different to other law firms. We thrive on our individual differences and diversity because as a team, we are united by our shared values and mutual respect. Working with us you will feel empowered, valued and free to be yourself in a safe and supportive environment.
Our mission is to help you realise your full potential whilst maintaining a positive work-life balance. We provide a comprehensive learning and development programme and a range of wellbeing initiatives to support your career journey.
There’s no doubt we expect the best from our people and even the occasional extra mile. In return, your dedication and commitment to the continued success of the firm will be rewarded with a comprehensive range of flexible benefits.
Listen to what a few members of our team have to say about what life here at Clarke Willmott is really like, to see if it’s the right fit for you.
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