NQ - 2 Year Assistant Solicitor (Commercial Property - Cardiff)

Location: 4 Capital Quarter

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 04 June 2021

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

NQ - 2 Year Assistant Solicitor (Commercial Property - Cardiff)

 

We are currently recruiting for a newly qualified - 2 year experience Solicitor with Commercial Property rather than Residential experience to join our Cardiff office.

The role will involve providing legal guidance and advice to existing clients and engage in new business development activities. You will work to support the core Commercial Property team in the provision of a high quality legal service to clients.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Providing legal advice / support as required to the Team and Client.
  • Managing a complex caseload within the core commercial property team, providing appropriate advice in accordance with professional standards, compliance and internal quality requirements.
  • Processing matters, through to completion. Using the correct procedures, managing cases effectively and in accordance with the firms’ standards.
  • To deal courteously and promptly with any instructions or queries arising.
  • To prepare and check any relevant legal documentation relating to transactions.
  • Providing appropriate guidance and advice to clients and process cases on a timely and cost effective basis.
  • Sending terms of engagement and estimates of fees and disbursements
  • Obtaining or checking Land Registry documents or title deeds (if land is registered).
  • To bill and collect debts.
  • To develop and maintain good client relationships and enhance the firms client base by effective liaison with existing and new clients
  • To achieve all individual financial cost targets
  • To maximize the firms potential to cross sell services by identifying appropriate opportunities;
  • Any other reasonable duties commensurate with the grade and post.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Qualified Solicitor or MCILEX / FCILEX with relevant experience in the field
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to manage complex caseloads and work under pressure
  • Ability to use initiative and be self-motivated
  • Always work in a cross functional manner as is necessary to meet the Company’s goals.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • To be able to project a professional image and to deal confidently with clients
  • Familiarity with word and ability to create own documents from firm procedures would be advantageous

Candidates must possess previous experience in a similar role, accurate typing skills and have excellent attention to detail. The ideal applicant will also have the ability to work under pressure using their own initiative.

In return, candidates will have the opportunity to join a top ranking regional practice with the following benefits:

 

  • Competitive salary
  • Contributory pension scheme (after qualifying period)
  • In house training and development
  • Life Assurance
  • A range of salary sacrifice options including additional pension contributions, cycle to work scheme and the option to purchase additional holidays
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