Landlord & Tenant Solicitor/Fee Earner

35000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP45000/annum
14 May 2017
28 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Landlord and Tenant

A new opportunity has opened for an individual, experienced Landlord and Tenant Litigation matters specialising in Lease Extensions and Lease Enfranchisements for our North London Offices. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a well reputed multi-site High Street Solicitor in the North London Area. This will be a fantastic chance for someone who wants to develop their potential and who can show ambition.

Required skills:
• Previous experience in Landlord and Tenant matters in a well-respected practice
• Previous experience in Lease Extensions and Lease Enfranchisements - essential
• Law degree (or equivalent GDL degree)
• Be self-motivated; be able to run a caseload of contentious matters with minimal supervision;

Daily responsibilities will include:
• Provide comprehensive legal advice working to the Law Society, Lexcel and Solicitors Regulation Authority standards to all Barnes and Partners Clients
• Manage a full caseload of defendant landlord and tenant and debt litigation matters including but not limited to: possession claims, assured short hold tenancies, enforcements of covenants, landlords consents, enfranchisement/lease extensions and removal of squatters
• Manage day to day contact with clients, gaining clients` confidence and that of other professionals
• Provide written, telephone and office costs estimates to prospective clients/ Introducers with a full breakdown of costs and disbursements as requested
• Provide timely and accurate legal advice to potential clients
• Provide timely and accurate reports of all cases to clients
• Research documentation and case history to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures
• Draw up contracts and other legal documentation
• Instruct advocates to attend hearings and fully brief them
• Attend hearings as an advocate
• Ensure that billing takes place promptly and that outstanding balances are collected as soon as feasible
• To achieve all individual financial costs targets
• To maximise the firm`s potential to cross - sell services by identifying appropriate opportunities
• Provide monthly reports of all cases
• Complete daily timesheets

About you:
• Excellent communication Skills,
• Good IT skills,
• Good time management skills,
• Self-motivated,
• Organise own workload with minimum supervision,
• Cope effectively in demanding circumstances,
• Work to a pace without errors,
• Flexible approach to work,
• Accuracy and attention to detail.

GBP35,000 - GBP45,000 depending on experience

Due to the volume of enquiries that we receive, we are not always able to respond to all CVs. If you have not received a response within two weeks, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful in this instance. Thank you for your interest in Barnes and Partners Solicitors

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