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Property Litigation Solicitor


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Leading award winning full-service law firm based in Manchester city centre is looking for a Property and Litigation Solicitor to join their successful and growing team. 

The Property Litigation team covers the full spectrum of property disputes for both commercial and residential landowners, landlords and tenants. The team acts for a number of high profile, household names alongside a variety of developers, managing agents, investors and private clients.    

The role:

As a Property Litigation Solicitor, you will largely work with autonomy on your own caseload with partner supervision and support partners on larger disputes. This is a client facing role where you will be encouraged to develop your professional skills and own business development strategies.

Key responsibilities:

  • Dealing with new enquires from new and existing clients;
  • Managing a busy caseload of a variety of disputes.
  • Taking instructions from clients, legal research, case analysis and drafting letters/emails/documents. 
  • Assisting partners and senior solicitors on high value/complex disputes. 
  • Managing compliance and cashflow on files. 
  • Producing articles, video content and delivering external/internal training. 
  • Developing and assisting with the implementation of business development strategies.

Your caseload will cover all types of property disputes including: 

  • Boundary and easement disputes.
  • Professional negligence claims.
  • Dilapidation claims.
  • Contract disputes.
  • Breach of covenant claims.
  • Landlord and tenant disputes.
  • Nuisance and trespass claims.
  • Break notices.
  • Lease renewals.
  • Forfeiture.
  • Lease extensions and enfranchisement.
  • Service charge disputes.
  • Trusts of land disputes.
  • Commercial and residential possession claims.

What we are looking for:

  • A qualified solicitor with 3 – 5 years’ post qualification experience (PQE).
  • Strong academic history.
  • Strong experience in property disputes.
  • An ability to run your own caseload proactively and effectively.
  • An outgoing and friendly manner alongside an ability to adapt and work at a fast pace.
  • Excellent work ethic and ‘can-do’ attitude.

On offer:

  • A minimum of 25 days’ annual leave plus office closure between Christmas and New Year.
  • A one hour early finish, one Friday per month.
  • Two days a year to do charitable work.
  • The opportunity to get involved in sports teams, hobby clubs, and social events.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders.
  • Annual promotions process open to all staff.

If you are currently working as a qualified Property Litigation Solicitor and would like more information apply online for immediate consideration.  

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