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Senior Solicitor – Real Estate

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08 November, 2022

We are working with an award winning international Real Estate practise with a reputation for executing the largest and most complex Real Estate deals, to appoint a Senior Solicitor.  This is an exciting opportunity to work with a prestigious law firm who offer an excellent salary and are committed to creating a positive, supportive work culture.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management of own fee earning workload.
  • Supervision of the junior legal team on day-to-day transactional work.
  • Supporting Managers with and where appropriate taking responsibility for project management of large-scale due diligence and reviews, for example preparation of certificates of title and/or lease reporting in connection with portfolio disposals, acquisitions or refinancing.
  • Business development both internally and externally; contributing to tenders and pitches, as well as liaising with colleagues across our global offices to develop new working partnerships and products.
  • Supporting Managers with financial management, including reporting on WIP recovery and managing billing procedures.
  • Recruitment support as and when necessary.
  • Assisting Managers with people management, including performance reviews and performance management; and
  • Contributing towards team business planning

Essential Criteria

  • Qualified solicitor or barrister in England and Wales or Northern Ireland, but Republic of Ireland or other common law jurisdictions will be considered.  (If not qualified in England and Wales then willing to complete process to requalify as such, if required.)
  • 4 + year’s Real Estate post qualification experience.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience working in a commercial legal environment, ideally a private practice law firm.
  • Knowledge and experience of legal work for the relevant practice group, for example large scale document review, with the ability to project manage the process from instruction to completion.
  •  Experience of managing project teams including direct reports.

To explore this (or other similar roles) further, contact Alex on 028 9538 0597 for a confidential discussion.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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