Property Litigation Solicitor

  • Job Reference: 70559
  • Date Posted: 22 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £36,000 to £52,000
  • Sector: Property Lit, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Emma Chisholm
  • Email: emmac@ll-jnorth.com
  • Telephone: 0161 638 9279

Job Description

National firm with an excellent view to work life balance looking for a 1-5PQE Property Litigator for the Manchester office, will look at flexible working and reduced hours if needed

Department Property Litigation

Location Manchester

Role overview

What's in it for you

A recent promotion has opened up an exciting opportunity for a highly experienced Property Litigation Associate to join our Tier 1 Property Litigation Team which operates in Manchester, London and Liverpool.

What's on offer for you

Here are some examples of what's on offer for you from our benefits package.

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Birthday privilege day
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Holiday buy and sell and carryover scheme
  • Charity volunteering days
  • Smart working
  • Private medical insurance
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Health cash plan
  • Maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental leave, special leave
  • Life assurance
  • Annual travel season ticket loan
  • Dress for your day
  • Training opportunities

Introduction to the team

The successful candidate will join a niche team who act for major national plcs, developers, financial institutions, insurance companies and overseas investors who are involved in managing caseloads from inception to conclusion and who all play a central part in the team's development.

Key responsibilities

  • Managing a varied caseload (for example 1954 Act renewals; general L&T; property contract disputes; dilapidations; title defect issues such as boundary or right of way disputes and other property litigation matters)
  • Line management responsibility for team members
  • Client liaison in writing, over the telephone and in person
  • Communicate in writing and by telephone with solicitors, courts and all other interested parties
  • Attending court and active role in ADR.
  • Business development
  • Generally assisting senior solicitors, and partners with their work load including preparing court bundles, general court diary management, ncluding seload ar PQE) obtaining information from the Land Registry/conducting investigations, reviewing files & deeds & legal research

What we are looking for

Essential:

  • Extensive proven commercial property litigation experience essential (whether property litigation, commercial litigation or insurance litigation)
  • Demonstrable experience of managing a varied caseload
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Demonstrates an understanding of clients' needs/expectations
  • High level of IT competency
  • Highly organised, with the ability to prioritise and plan work so that deadlines are met
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Professional and positive attitude towards work
  • Adheres to guidelines and procedures

Desirable:

  • Previous line management experience, and/or management training
  • Ability to develop business and confident at networking

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.