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Senior Commercial Property Solicitor – Min 5 years PQE

New Role – Senior Commercial Property Solicitor (5 yr PQE +)

Location – Bedford, Bedfordshire

Permanent role – Salary c£45-55k + negotiable depending on experience

Excellent Benefits – Flexible / Hybrid working

Are you a commercial property specialist?  Have you hit a glass ceiling where you are, and are looking for the next stage in your career?  Are you looking for a move to take on more responsibility?

Are you looking for an opportunity to lead a small team and grow the Commercial Property department?

This is the opportunity for you!

Our client is now looking for a more Senior Commercial Property Solicitor (min 5years PQE) to join a small but growing Commercial Property team near Bedford, Bedfordshire. This opportunity offers the opportunity to take Lead of this team, grow the team due to ever increasing client requirements, and develop your own team going forward.

Your role would include

  • Lead and motivate a team of fee earners, paralegals and assistants.
  • Provide guidance on regulatory, client care and legal issues
  • Monitor and managing performance of the team
  • Further developing the culture of delivering exceptional customer service to clients
  • Monitor and review workflow and caseloads, ensuring they are handled in a timely manner
  • Supporting the team with technical legal queries
  • Helping grow the business

Here’s what we need:

  • You will need to be a qualified solicitor
  • At least five years’ experience of working within a busy commercial property team
  • You will need a good understanding of the SRA Code of Conduct and other regulatory requirements
  • Have proven track record of providing proactive, consistent and efficient client services
  • Ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines and department targets
  • Ability to provide the highest standard of client care
  • To have excellent written and verbal communication
  • Team management experience
  • Problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail, good organisational skills and ability to priories workload

We also have some great benefits:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Fully flexible remote working environment
  • BUPA healthcare
  • Company pension
  • Growing and developing environment which is truly different to the legal norm

To start the ball rolling, call Georgina on 07539 170664 and send your cv through to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk

Private Client Solicitor (Wills, Trust, Probate)

New Role:  Private Client Solicitor

Department: Wills, Trust & Probate

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire

Salary: Very Competitive

Permanent role – Hybrid / Flexible working + excellent salary and benefits

Our client is looking to appoint a Private Client Solicitor to their office based in Bedfordshire. As the ideal candidate, the successful candidate will run a caseload of mixed wills, LPA’s, succession planning, estate and probate matters. 

The role is a varied and challenging position. Offering competitive salaries, private health care, bonuses, and profit sharing.

Overview of Role: An experienced solicitor/lawyer is  sought to join  our busy Wills, Trusts and Probate team at their offices based in Bedfordshire.

The Successful Candidate:

The ideal candidates will:

  • Be min 2 years PQE+
  • Be experienced in dealing with: Wills, Probate matters, Inheritance tax issues, Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney and general elderly client issues.
  • Be technically competent with a range of private client experience
  • Have excellent client care skills and ability to manage client expectations
  • Be willing to assist the development of the department
  • Be a member of STEP or SFE (desirable, but this is not essential)

Key Skills:

  • Passionate about helping clients
  • Able to work as part of a friendly team
  • A pro-active approach
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Flexible
  • IT literate

This is a fantastic team to join, with growth and personal development a key factor for our client and their teams. Please call Georgina on 07539 170664 and send your cv to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk for an immediate review and confidential call.