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    Residential Property Solicitor - NQ - 1 - London

    Job Description

    A junior Residential Property Solicitor is required to join a highly successful London-based firm and deal with a broad range of transactional work.

    The Firm

    Our client is a highly successful London law firm with a heritage spanning almost 300 years advising wealthy families, property investors, landed estates, entrepreneurs and family businesses.

    The Firm operates through five departments - private wealth, property, corporate, litigation and family – and has a strong focus on key sectors including Arts and Luxury assets.

    The Team

    The team acts for high net worth individuals and a number of established and high-profile urban and rural estate clients. The team aims to provide a highly organised, efficient, and cost effective service to our existing clients and to build on this reputation to further grow the practice. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to play a key part in achieving this aim.

    The Residential team is based in London and consists of 4 Partners and 5 Fee Earners. 

    The Role

    The primary role will be to assist the team with transactional assistance alongside the management of large urban and rural estates. This position will report directly to the Head of the Residential team in the Property Department. 

    They are looking for an Associate to join the Residential team to further their career on a full-time basis.

    The purpose of this role is primarily to deal with a broad range of transactional work and to assist/deal with management transactions including lettings, licenses to assign, underlet and alter, (which includes the preparation of draft documentation), deeds of variation etc. for both private clients and for urban and rural estate clients.

    The Candidate  

    The successful candidate will encounter a wide variety of transactional work alongside property portfolio management matters across mixed-use rural and urban portfolios. The candidate must be able to deal with buying, selling, and financing for private clients. Responsibilities will include drafting and negotiating documents as well as running a significant number of their own files. There can be an element of commercial work especially when dealing with agricultural property or large estates but experience in commercial work is not a pre-requisite for the role.

    You will be newly qualified - 1 year PQE with experience of residential leasehold property management, residential experience, including dealing with letting transactions and mortgages on houses and flats. Commercial and/or agricultural experience is not required, however, an ability to learn and be willing to undertake this work is important.

    Please do not hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or Paul@hunterslegal.com