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    Head of Department - Commercial Property

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Commercial Property/Real Estate
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 03/11/2020
  • Job reference: 47361_1604392902

Solicitor / Lawyer - Head of Property

Leeds

Salary based on salary

My client who are a well-known practice based in the beautiful city of Leeds are seeking to recruit an experienced Property Solicitor / Lawyer head up their small team. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to make the role their own. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead a team of specialists in their thriving property department.

The role:

  • Managing a team of fee earners dealing with both residential and commercial property from inception to completion
  • Managing and developing a caseload of Commercial Property matters
  • Work closely with the Inhouse Marketing team to develop the company's brand and attract new clients.
  • Work with the company's other heads and directors on strategy and driving the business forward.

Experience required:

  • At least 5+ experience in dealing with both residential and commercial property matters.
  • Experience in the CQS application process is essential to this role.
  • A proven record of providing excellent service to a wide range of clients.
  • Working closely with other members of the team and assist on the more complex matters.
  • Experience of managing Residential Conveyancing files from instruction through to completion and post-completion.
  • Experience of using case management systems and revising systems.

Knowledge

  • The experience of handling residential sale and purchase, leasehold and freehold matters, and unregistered property.
  • An ability to deal with new build properties and shared ownership will be advantageous.
  • Landlord and tenant management - licences to alter/assign/AGA.
  • Experience in commercial lending on residential premises including purchasing in a company and BTL portfolios.
  • Experienced in re-mortgages.
  • Experienced in transfer of equity.
  • Experience in commercial acquisitions, sales, leases, licences to assign is essential

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

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