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Legal Executive (CILEx) – Commercial Property, Southampton

Are you an ambitious Commercial Property Fee eaner looking to further your legal career within a highly progressive law firm ?

Our client is one of the South’s leading law firms with a clear vision of the future. Recognised as an “outstanding commercial property team” and a leader in the South of England. Their commercial property and planning lawyers have a well earned reputation for providing sound and pragmatic legal advice across all property and planning matters.

We are looking for a qualified Legal Executive to join the team in Southampton and deal with high quality commercial property work acting for developers, trading businesses and institutional landowners. The successful candidate will have a sound grounding in commercial property or real estate, a strong academic record and possess immense drive and enthusiasm.

Job Purpose

To deal with all aspects of property development and commercial development; key responsibilities include commercial landlord and tenant leases, license and associated documents; assisting with freehold acquisitions and sales, and some residential property and development acquisitions and disposals (dependent on experience).

The candidate – key requirements:
  •  Ideally at least 1 – 2 years experience working within Commercial Property or Real Estate.
  • CILEx qualification
  • Enthusiastic and keen to acquire new legal skills and develop their role within the team.
  • Experience in managing own caseload.
  • Confident user of a Case Management System.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight and conflicting deadlines.
  • Able and willing to take responsibility for and conclude actions.
  • The integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Committed team player.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication.
  • The ability to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Good IT skills in Word and other Microsoft products such as Outlook.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading and highly professional and well regrded Propertyteam in Southampton. A market rate salary together with a generous benefits package will be available.
All applications will be reviewed with 2 working days and short-listed candidates contacted within that time-frame.