A Commercial Job
As a commercial property lawyer with Insight Law you'll be expected to work across the full range of business services for the sale, purchase and leasing of property, both locally and nationwide. Attention to detail is key and your ability to meticulously collate and present pertinent information should be second to none. We have a team of legal property experts and we work hard to develop and maintain strong working relationships with our clients both big and small who present us with cases that range from straightforward to wide ranging and complex. When we say 'we talk property', we really do - and we'd expect the same from you.
We will always talk to good people, so if you think you've got what it takes to join an experienced and driven team - feel free to contact us for a confidential and no obligation conversation.
Commercial Property Lawyer
Salary & benefits:
Competitive salary (dependent on experience)
25 working days’ annual leave
Employer’s Pension Scheme
Head of Department/Partners
To support the Head of Department and the Partners in the provision of legal services by providing specialist Commercial Property legal advice and assistance to clients.
To manage an agreed caseload of clients, providing appropriate advice and assistance in accordance with professional standards and internal quality requirements.
To process cases on a timely and cost-effective basis and in accordance with professional standards and internal quality requirements.
To ensure that billing takes place promptly and that outstanding balances are collected as soon as feasible.
To provide written and verbal costs estimates to introducers and prospective clients with a full breakdown of costs and disbursements as requested.
To develop and maintain excellent client and commercial contact relationships and enhance the firm's client base by effective liaison with existing clients and introducers of work.
To achieve all individual new business, financial and completion targets.
To maximize the firm's potential to cross-sell services by identifying appropriate opportunities.
To use the correct procedures and systems in order to manage cases effectively and in accordance with the firm's standards and legal requirements.
To manage own work allocation, productivity and quality of work with minimum supervision.
Self-motivated and willing to take responsibility for organising own activities to ensure that all targets and quality standards are met.
Able to cope effectively in demanding circumstances
Good time management adopting a flexible approach to work.
Demonstrates persistence and commitment to completing tasks and objectives.
Delivers work output to the required standard.
Pays attention to detail and quality of work.
Demonstrates a commitment to improving working practices and supports company plans and policies.
Working with People
Ability to build and maintain working relationships with others and acts as a role model for the values of the firm.
Operates effectively as part of a team encouraging others to contribute ideas and seek improvements.
Coaches and supports individuals to improve performance.
Willing to offer help to all colleagues to ensure company success.
Understands the importance of business targets and how they impact on their responsibilities.
Considers the cost and profit implications of their proposals and decisions.
Makes sound commercial judgments based on issues key to the success of the business.
Knows when to seek guidance or further input from others before taking action
Checks that information is accurate and complete.
Looks for new solutions to problems as well as tried and tested methods.
Able to express yourself both orally and in writing in a clear and constructive way.
Willing to ask questions, listen to others views and accept advice.
Willing to contribute ideas and seek improvements.
Excellent client / introducer handling skills both by telephone and face to face.
Willingness to participate in networking and other business development events.
Relevant degree or equivalent and post graduate qualification(s).
Qualified Solicitor or sufficient and relevant experience in the field to justify non qualification.
Proven track record in client case management and fee earning in the area of Commercial Property.
Recent experience of handling client enquiries both face to face and by telephone.
Possess a client/contacts following.
Working knowledge of case management systems.
Computer and software literate with good keyboard skills.
Demonstrates a commitment to personal & professional development.