Commercial Property Solicitor

Term: Full Time (37.5 hours)

Reporting to: Team Head

Salary Range: Dependant on experience for 3 years PQE

Location: Stockport

Purpose of the job:

  • Working closely with a Partner in the team specialising in investment within the care sector – managing and progressing their own case load of files. Full training will be given but exposure to a mix of residential and commercial or the care sector could be an advantage.
  • Providing general commercial property support to the rest of the team, including investment sales and purchases, Landlord and Tenant and property development.
  • To ensure the successful development of the firm in line with the group and firm business plans.

Key responsibilities (not an exhaustive list):

  • Conduct of matters on behalf of clients accurately, reliably and in accordance with the firm’s quality and risk management procedures (Lexcel and SRA Code of Conduct).
  • To generate fee income and ensure proper control of time recording, work in progress, billing and cash collection in line with agreed targets unless exceptional circumstances apply.
  • Take an active part in business development opportunities on behalf of the team and firm.
  • Supervision and support of fee earning work undertaken by colleagues to cover absence and holidays for example.
  • Participation in marketing activities whether on a firm wide, group or office basis.
  • Attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care.
  • Manage the preparation of correspondence and documents through the case management system.
  • Be effective in developing new work from existing clients and seek new clients for themselves and others.
  • Maintain and nurture an appropriate network of contacts and referrers and endeavour to promote the firm in your professional and personal life.
  • Gain and maintain good IT and telephone skills appropriate to modern legal practice; such as the ability to use the case management system and other standard applications, record time, use e-mail, conduct research on the internet and use office facilities and the phone system.

Skills & attitude:

  • In tune with the firm’s mission statement and core values and committed to demonstrating and developing these.
  • A team player within the group and firm as a whole.
  • Efficient, well organised, and timely.
  • Effective communicator by telephone, face to face and in writing.

Experience & education:

  • Admitted as a solicitor with circa between 6 months to 3 Years PQE in Commercial Property.
  • Other experience and relevant qualifications relating to Commercial Property.


  • Report to and be supported by the Team Head.

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