Commercial Property Associate - 4 years + PQE
Bristol £50,000 – £70,000
My client is a leading regional law firm that is top 100 ranked. The highly respected Commercial Property team are currently looking to recruit an Associate to join the team in Bristol. The ideal candidate is likely to have around 4 years PQE gained with a leading property practice. Candidates must be technically excellent but equally important, commercially aware. The firm is known for providing practical holistic commercial solutions.The candidate will ideally have sound experience of working across all areas of property law, including landlord and tenant, portfolio management and some knowledge of development work. They will be a team player with a client focussed approach and able to demonstrate a willingness to be involved in business development activities. They will also have a strong academic background and excellent communication and organisational skills.Responsibilities will include:Providing excellent client service.Creating strong relationships with our existing clients and other teams in the firm.Building networks within your immediate peer group of possible client referrers, understanding the market place both locally and regionally. Evidence of having begun to build a personal network is an advantage.Working profitably, and supporting our underlying business targets.Delegating to, and supervising, assistant solicitors and helping them to develop their expertise.This is an opportunity for the right candidate to progress their career and enjoy a fresh challenge within a growing fast paced term.The ideal candidate will meet the belwo criteria:Qualified Solicitor (or equivalent)Significant experience in commercial property (whilst we see PQE only as a guide, we would expect a successful application to have 4+ years PQE, or equivalent experience)Candidates should be able to demonstrate a strong drive to succeed and passion to continue to develop their career as a commercial property associate.The successful candidate will be expected to play a full role in the group’s business development strategy and programme of events and will be given a high level of responsibility for managing their own time and developing their network of industry and sector contacts.On offer is an excellent starting salary and outstanding long term career prospects.Please contact Jack Smith, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration. Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK’s leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our London legal jobs with confidence. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.