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Senior Commercial Property / Real Estate Solicitor

Senior Commercial Property / Real Estate Solicitor

We are looking for a Senior Commercial Property Solicitor min 5 years PQE to join and take lead of an established and growing Commercial property team.


 Location: Telford , Shropshire

 Permanent role – Flexible working

Salary c£100k +bonus + benefits

Flexible / Hybrid working

Our client, one of Shropshire’s leading law firms, provides excellent service and support to local businesses and individuals.  They form part of a top 100 law firm which is ‘top ranked’ according to the legal directory, Chambers and Partners, and are a ‘Leading firm’ in the Legal Sector. 

Senior Commercial Property Solicitor – THE ROLE   

We have a requirement for a Senior Commercial Property / Real Estate Solicitor to join our clients team based in their Telford office.   

The successful candidate for The Commercial Property / Real Estate Solicitor role will:

  • Have solid Commercial Property / Real Estate experience
  • Preferably have a following of clients and / or have local connections, although this is not essential.
  • Have business development/marketing experience
  • Be prepared to travel to and work from other offices
  • Be client focused

Key Skills

  • Be ambitious and results driven, the position offers the opportunity to progress to a Lead and Partner position.
  • Have an aptitude for business development and marketing
  • Be personable and professional and able to lead and grow a Real Estate / Commercial Property Department
  • Effective and confident communicator
  • IT proficient

To start the ball rolling, click on apply for the Senior Commercial Property  / Real Estate Solicitor role and let’s have a conversation, in confidence at a time to suit you. 

Contact Georgina Sowden at Optimal Recruitment on 07539 170664 and send your cv to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk and I look forward to talking to you.

Family Solicitor

New Role – Family Solicitor – 1yrs PQE + 

Department: Family

Role: Family Solicitor

Sector: Legal

Our well respected client, a national law firm, are now looking to appoint a Family Solicitor to be based within their Telford Office.  This is to join a local Family team but also offers support from the National Family team for this group.

The Role: Your role will involve the following responsibilities:-

  • Advising on privately funded matrimonial matters including divorce, pre and post nuptial agreements, co-habitation agreements, distribution of assets,
  • Childcare arrangements
  • Running a caseload without supervision
  • Business development

Key Skills & Experience

  • The ideal candidate will hold a minimum of one years’ post qualification experience.
  • Be ambitious and results driven
  • Have an aptitude for business development and marketing
  • Have a flexible approach and be able to work under pressure
  • Have excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Be personable and professional
  • Effective and confident communicator
  • IT proficient
  • Experience in the use of case management systems preferred but not essential as training is available

The role offers a very competitive salary and full benefits, Flexible hybrid working options, and a great team to work with!

Please contact Georgina on 07539 170664 for an informal confidential conversation and to register your interest in this role please send your cv to Georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk

Private Family Solicitor

Private Family Lawyer

Department: Family
Location: Telford, Schropshire

Permanent Role – Flexible working available

Private Family Solicitor – Max 6yrs PQE

Our client is as a top 100 law firm and operates under various brands across the UK. They are a ‘top ranked law firm’ as awarded to them by leading legal directory Chambers and Partners and are a ‘Leading firm’ in the Legal 500.

Due to expansion, we are looking for a Private Family lawyer to join our Clients family team based at their Telford office.  We are looking for candidates with a minimum of  3-6 years’ post qualification experience (PQE) ideally. 

The Private Family Solicitor will involve the following responsibilities:-

  • Advising on privately funded matrimonial matters including divorce, pre and post nuptial agreements, co-habitation agreements, distribution of assets,
  • Childcare arrangements
  • Running a caseload without supervision
  • Business development

Key Skills

  • Be ambitious and results driven
  • Have an aptitude for business development and marketing
  • Have a flexible approach and be able to work under pressure
  • Have excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Be personable and professional
  • Effective and confident communicator
  • IT proficient
  • Experience in the use of case management systems preferred but not essential as training is available

Please contact Georgina Sowden (07539) 170664 at Optimal Recruitment for an informal initial talk about the role and send your cv to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk

Private Client Solicitor

New Role – Private Client Solicitor

Department: Private Client, Wills, Trust & Probate

Location: Telford Shropshire

Permanent – excellent salary and benefits

Our Client is a ‘top ranked law firm’ as awarded by leading legal directory Chambers and Partners and are a ‘Leading firm’ in the Legal 500. 

 Role We have an exciting opportunity for a solicitor/lawyer to join our Clients highly regarded private client department at the Telford office. The ideal candidate will be a hardworking individual and will be an integral part of the wider Trusts & Estates team.  The role is a varied and challenging position. 

Candidate The ideal candidate will:

  • Be 5 years PQE+
  • Be experienced in dealing with, probate matters, inheritance tax issues, trusts, and the drafting of trust documents
  • Be technically competent with a wide range of private client experience
  • Have excellent client care skills and ability to manage client expectations
  • Be business development focused
  • Be a member of STEP (desirable, but this is not essential)

Key Skills:

  • Able to work under pressure
  • Professional with a pro-active approach
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Flexible
  • Team player
  • IT literate

Please contact Georgina at Optimal Recruitment for an informal chat 07539 170664, any time is fine, and send a current cv to  georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk

Conveyancing Assistants

CONVEYANCING ASSISTANT – LEGAL SERVICES

**PRIOR EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY AND FULL TRAINING WILL BE GIVEN**

Our client is a ‘top ranked law firm’ as awarded by leading legal directory Chambers and Partners. They are also a ‘Leading firm’ in the Legal 500.

The conveyancing arm of the business is growing rapidly and we are looking for Conveyancing Assistants interested in taking their first steps into a career in Conveyancing in a reputable firm based in Telford. 

Conveyancing Assistant – New roles

  • Assist Conveyancers in the efficient processing and management of Residential Conveyancing matters including new build properties.
  • Attend to clients, estate agents, solicitors, intermediaries and other 3rd parties both on the telephone/e-mail and written correspondence within agreed SLA’s
  • To ensure that clients are dealt with efficiently, professionally and politely and that appropriate legal matters are raised with the Conveyancers
  • To provide general legal administrative support to colleagues in Residential Conveyancing,
  • Updating bespoke third party or referrers website/portals
  • Take proactive action to ensure all parties are kept informed
  • Deal with all other general correspondence and administrative duties such as filing, photocopying, scanning, data entry and management of incoming post.
  • To ensure Money Laundering procedures are adhered to and any suspicious circumstances reported

Skills/Experience Required for Conveyancing Assistants

  • Proven customer care skills
  • Ability to work quickly and maintain high standards of accuracy with excellent attention to detail
  • Assertive, calm, friendly and a good team player
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

Benefits

  • Extremely competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Fully flexible working environment
  • BUPA healthcare (dependent on your level)
  • Company pension
  • Fantastic career development opportunities

This company has a genuine focus on ensuring talented people have long and strong career opportunities with the business.  If you are looking for a career in Conveyancing then this is a truly fantastic opportunity.

Contact Sharna on 07412428910 for a confidential chat or alternatively send your CV through to sharna@optimal-recruitment.co.uk. 

Conveyancing Assistants

CONVEYANCING ASSISTANT – LEGAL SERVICES

**PRIOR EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY AND FULL TRAINING WILL BE GIVEN**

Our client is a ‘top ranked law firm’ as awarded by leading legal directory Chambers and Partners. They are also a ‘Leading firm’ in the Legal 500.

The conveyancing arm of the business is growing rapidly and we are looking for Conveyancing Assistants interested in taking their first steps into a career in Conveyancing in a reputable firm based in Telford. 

Conveyancing Assistant – New roles

  • Assist Conveyancers in the efficient processing and management of Residential Conveyancing matters including new build properties.
  • Attend to clients, estate agents, solicitors, intermediaries and other 3rd parties both on the telephone/e-mail and written correspondence within agreed SLA’s
  • To ensure that clients are dealt with efficiently, professionally and politely and that appropriate legal matters are raised with the Conveyancers
  • To provide general legal administrative support to colleagues in Residential Conveyancing,
  • Updating bespoke third party or referrers website/portals
  • Take proactive action to ensure all parties are kept informed
  • Deal with all other general correspondence and administrative duties such as filing, photocopying, scanning, data entry and management of incoming post.
  • To ensure Money Laundering procedures are adhered to and any suspicious circumstances reported

Skills/Experience Required for Conveyancing Assistants

  • Proven customer care skills
  • Ability to work quickly and maintain high standards of accuracy with excellent attention to detail
  • Assertive, calm, friendly and a good team player
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

Benefits

  • Extremely competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Fully flexible working environment
  • BUPA healthcare (dependent on your level)
  • Company pension
  • Fantastic career development opportunities

This company has a genuine focus on ensuring talented people have long and strong career opportunities with the business.  If you are looking for a career in Conveyancing then this is a truly fantastic opportunity.

Contact Sharna on 07412428910 for a confidential chat or alternatively send your CV through to sharna@optimal-recruitment.co.uk. 

New Build Conveyancer

NEW ROLE – NEW BUILD CONVEYANCER

Location – Telford, Shropshire

Permanent position – offers excellent Salary and Benefits

Flexible / Hybrid Working available

New Build Conveyancer

Our reputable client pride themselves on providing their nationwide clients with honest, cost effective and reliable legal services. As one of the largest providers of conveyancing in the UK, they have many clients who return to them for their fast, modern service and their dedication to client care.

Role Purpose: New Build Conveyancer

The ideal candidate will be a conveyancer experienced in New Build Transactions. The candidate will be expected to deliver the highest possible legal and service standards, whilst also being expected to maximise profit for the company, to engage in the management process and support the firm’s marketing campaigns; to build relationships with the firm’s introducers and clients and to encourage further business to the firm.

Area of Accountability – New Build Conveyancer

  • To take responsibility for a caseload of new build properties including title checking and new build warranties.
  • You will have a working knowledge of HTB
  • To proactively and efficiently manage conveyancing tasks throughout the whole transaction, whilst managing Client expectations.
  • To maintain regular contact with developer clients and ensuring regular updates are provided within agreed internal and external SLA’s and within company procedures.
  • To act in accordance with our regulatory requirements including AML processes.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer care skills.
  • To deal with clients, solicitors, mortgage lenders, brokers, other stakeholders in an efficient and professional manner.
  • To monitor the progress and status of all transactions within your caseload
  • Contribute to a culture of teamwork and high performance, with a strong focus on customer care.
  • To identify and refer complex queries to your manager for assistance and guidance in dealing with the matter.
  • And in addition to the above, undertake any ad hoc duties when reasonably required.

What you will need to succeed: New Build Conveyancer

  • Proven experience handling new build residential property matters.
  • The ability to progress transactions and manage caseload with minimal supervision.
  • Capable of building strong and effective relationships.
  • Meet SLA’s.
  • Have a good understanding of the SRA Code of Conduct and any other regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to work quickly and maintain high levels of accuracy.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to prioritise, work under pressure and adapt to meet client and business needs.

Competitive salary and benefits, with outstanding room for progression. 

Please call Georgina on 07539 170664 and send your cv to georgina@optimal-recruitment for an informal intial chat at your convenience.

Commercial Litigation Solicitor

Our Client is a very successful top UK law firm serving national and international businesses and individuals from multiple sites across the UK. 

With over 310 Lawyers, and 100 Partners, their investment in people and technology has shown them to be one of the leading providers of legal services in the UK.

We are now looking for Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Lawyers to join this well established business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To advise clients across a broad range of disputes including shareholder and director issues, commercial contract disputes, landlord and tenant, negligence actions and debt recovery etc. 
  • Undertake team supervision
  • Manage client relationships
  • Undertake business development activity

Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years PQE in commercial litigation with an exposure to a broad range of dispute resolution work. 
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent communication skills 

Salary will be entirely dependent upon experience.  

For a confidential discussion, contact us on 0330 0881857.

Litigation Solicitor/Legal Executive

Our client is a Top 100 national law firm. It has 12 sites across England and over 650 employees providing exceptional legal services to thousands of clients.

The business is transforming the way legal services are delivered making it more accessible to everyone and this means their clients return to them time and time again. 

We are now supporting their search for a Litigation Solicitor or Legal Executive to join their growing team based in Telford.

The role involves dealing with contested residential and commercial leasehold matters, acting for large and medium sized organisations across the country within the Property Management Sector.

The ideal candidate will provide advice and assistance on a diverse range of leasehold and freehold litigation matters with varying degrees of complexity, together with supporting junior team members and paralegals. 

The successful candidate must have the ability to multi-task and prioritise, working to strict deadlines and targets. They will have experience of running their own caseload in a fast paced environment, and be willing to take on new challenges to develop their experience.

A background in property litigation is preferred and candidates with strong commercial experience will also be considered.

You will ideally have between 2-10 years PQE but applications from candidates outside this PQE range are welcome.

Benefits

  • Extremely competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Fully flexible working environment with the opportunity to work remotely a few days a week.
  • BUPA healthcare (dependent on your level)
  • Company pension
  • Fantastic career development opportunities

For a confidential discussion about this role, please call 0330 0881857.

Family Lawyer

Our Client is revolutionising legal services. By bringing together legal experts from across the country, they’re building a nationwide team with local delivery to champion their colleagues, clients and communities.

Due to expansion, our client is looking for a Private Family Lawyer to join the Private Family team based at their offices in Telford. 

The Role 

We are looking for candidates with a minimum of one years’ post qualification experience ideally. The family team is headed nationally by a leading lawyer in family law. 

Your role will involve the following responsibilities:-

  • Advising on privately funded matrimonial matters including divorce, pre and post nuptial agreements, co-habitation agreements and distribution of assets
  • Childcare arrangements
  • Running a caseload without supervision
  • Business development

Key Skills

  • Be ambitious and results driven
  • Have an aptitude for business development and marketing
  • Have a flexible approach and be able to work under pressure
  • Have excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Be personable and professional
  • Effective and confident communicator
  • IT proficient
  • Experience in the use of case management systems preferred but not essential as training is available

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary dependent upon experience.

Please contact one of our recruitment team on 0330 0881857 for an informal confidential conversation and to register your interest in this role.