11 Mar Agriculture and Rural Property Solicitor
Our client is a leading Law Firm, with several offices in the UK.
Due to expansion they are looking to recruit an experienced Agricultural and Property Solicitor to join their Salisbury based team.
Their Property Estates team handles a full range of high quality work for estates and landowners, including sales and purchases of freehold land, commercial leases, farm business tenancies and general property advice and support.
Working within a team you will manage your own caseload and assist with large transactions.
To be successful you will need to be a highly motivated, client focussed individual with commercial acumen.
The successful applicant will:
work closely with all members of the team (of 4 partners and 11 other fee earners);
provide assistance on large and often complex transactions dealing with the sale, purchase or letting of substantial rural properties and businesses. Transactions range from £500,000 – £50m and can include options, promotion agreements, surrenders; conditional contracts, joint ventures and similar structures;
manage smaller transactions alone;
work predominantly for private clients;
have a strong background in general property law and ideally experience in dealing with agricultural and rural property;
ideally have some property finance, planning and development experience;
be attentive to detail and able to work to deadlines;
display a positive attitude and be flexible;
have strong communication skills;
be commercially aware; and be willing to participate in the firm’s business development activities.
It is essential you have 5-6 years PQE for this role.