Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Associate - Real Estates Dispute
A unique opportunity has arisen for an Associate Solicitor to join this Legal 500, multi-office, leading national law firm whose reputation is built on outstanding client service and who routinely perform world-class work for world-class clients.
You will be joining an experienced real estate team with an excellent reputation internally and externally and who have a very credible profile adding to their current strength in depth and expertise and who continue to build upon their real estate sector strength.
* As the Associate, you will undertake a stimulating combination of property advice/consultancy and active litigation in a variety of complicated leasehold and freehold matters
* Be key to building the business rates practice within the team and provide assistance in cases and on strategic advice concerning rating challenges and appeals and in areas of mitigation of rates liability
* Work with "non-contentious" real estate fee earners (both commercial and private client), giving advice to them and/or clients on property issues
* Where a client has a dispute, the team takes the matter on to settlement or trial. The aim is to give practical but quality advice on property issues informed by the knowledge/experience of litigating them, as well as being able to take them through the litigation process where necessary
* You will have 1+ years pqe but if you possess more pqe you are encouraged to apply
* Broad spread of hands-on real estate disputes experience gained with a regional or city firm and in particular experienced in tribunal and court work
* You will be expected to get involved in the team's marketing and seminar activities
* Business rates experience is an advantage but not a requirement
* Competitive salary
This is a superb opportunity to join a forward thinking and growing law firm where career development is encouraged in a supportive working environment, so please contact Kingsley Raffael in the strictest confidence to discuss this role further.