All Locations
Liverpool
Team
Real Estate Liverpool
Salary Details:
Up to £50,000 depending on experience
Contract Type:
Permanent
Full Time or Part Time?
Full Time

About your new role

Our national Real Estate team provides a complete range of legal and advisory services on all aspects of commercial property to an excellent and diverse client base.  This role is an opportunity to join an innovative and high performing, busy team which offers substantial client contact. Our focus is on delivering a first class service to our clients.  We offer a comprehensive in house training and development programme.
 
We advise on a broad range of commercial property, development and regeneration work, landlord and tenant, property management, funding arrangements and corporate support work.  Our clients range from major retailers, leisure operators, national and regional developers, Registered Providers (including FTSE housebuilders), local authorities, universities, energy and healthcare providers and PLC commercial lenders. We have been involved in a range of projects from £100 million city centre regeneration schemes to smaller bespoke ventures.
 
We are currently recruiting for a Real Estate Solicitor/Associate 2-6 YRS PQE to join our Real Estate team.  The applicant should have a good grounding in general commercial property work and a sound knowledge and experience of commercial leasing, excellent technical skills and attention to detail.

We are currently recruiting for a Real Estate Solicitor/Associate 2-6 YRS PQE to join our Real Estate team.


Main duties and responsibilities
  • Manage own caseload of Real Estate cases
  • Provide support to other members of the team
  • Draft and prepare various real estate documents
  • Liaise with internal and external parties
  • Supervise and develop more junior members of staff as may be required
  • Ensure that work produced is to the highest standard
  • Manage own time effectively
  • Complete MI procedures as and when required
  • Achieve set financial and chargeable targets
  • Ensure relevant deadlines, quality measures and KIPS are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Weightmans’ values
This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.

About You

As the role is varied we are looking for you to have a flexible approach to the wok you do and be able to adapt to different tasks.  We also require you to have:
  • 2-6 years PQE experience is preferred
  • Experience of and keen interest in real estate work
  • Familiarity with landlord and tenant and property management work is essential and with retail and leisure clients is an advantage
  • Excellent team work skills
  • Strong academics and technical knowledge
  • Excellent IT and typing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and targets
 

Why work for us

Weightmans is a Top 45 law firm with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards 2021 and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK.

The independent research showed "Weightmans provides exceptional employee conditions, nurtures and develops talent throughout all levels of the organisation."

We are truly committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity, where everyone in the firm is respected and recognised on merit for the work that they do.

We strongly encourage applications from people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations and disabilities. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustment at any stage of the application process.

Please feel free to note your preferred pronouns in your application.

Work for a firm where people matter – work for Weightmans.

As well as being immensely proud of the work we carry out for our clients and the culture we provide to our people we offer a wide range of benefits including;

  • 28 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rated for part time)
  • Agile / working from home including provision of home office equipment*
  • Healthcare cover/ Medicash
  • Pension plan
  • Life Insurance 4 x salary
  • Interest free travel loan scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme including counselling, legal and consumer advice service
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted dental scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Offers & discounts
  • Great reward and recognition scheme

*there are a small number of roles that cannot be performed from home, your Recruitment Adviser can confirm.

Please note

  • Any reference to experience or PQE in our adverts or job descriptions is to be used as a guideline only. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and with different levels of experience who can demonstrate that they fulfil the requirements of the role.
  • The successful candidate appointed to this role will be subject to our standard background checking process, and any offer of employment made is conditional upon successful completion of those checks. Further details can be obtained from the Recruitment team.
  • We are open to part time/job share applicants.

 

Recruitment agencies (PSL /non-PSL)

Weightmans operates a strict 'preferred supplier list' (PSL) and is committed to working closely with the recruitment agencies that feature on that list. As such, Weightmans does not accept speculative or unsolicited CVs, profiles or any other introductions from both our PSL and non-PSL agencies.  If a PSL or non-PSL agency chooses to submit a speculative or unsolicited CV, profile or introduction without instruction from a member of Weightmans’ recruitment team, we will reserve the right to treat the introduction as a gift and contact the candidate directly without accepting or entering into the agency’s terms nor being liable for a recruitment fee.

Eligibility to work in the UK

Eligibility to work in the UK will be verified in the final stages of the selection process. All candidates must either already have a right to work in the UK before commencing employment, or meet the Home office criteria for Visa sponsorship. Candidates who require sponsorship should evaluate the Home Office eligibility criteria for a Skilled Worker visa before applying.

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