Planning and Infrastructure (Parliamentary)Your new companyMy client are a top-tier Legal 500 ranked City firm and are synonymous with the highest quality legal advice and service. They advise individuals, families, businesses, financial services, educational and not-for-profit organisations on every aspect of the law, wherever the need arises. From their offices in London they work with trusted professionals around the world to deliver a seamless international service.Their clients present them with complex and varied challenges. Whether that’s a complicated family trust issue, a multinational corporate transaction, or an emerging threat to their reputation, they need clear thinkers who can advise on the best solutions, fast thinkers when speed is of the essence and agile thinkers who can produce a fresh approach to get the job done.The Rural Estates Team has an unrivalled reputation. It is the only team ranked in the top tier in both Chambers and the Legal 500 for agricultural and rural affairs. It acts for some of the country’s major landed estates, doing the most challenging, innovative and interesting work in the sector. The candidate will work with associates and partners from across the rural practice area focusing on rural estates, involving agriculture, commercial and residential work.Responsibilities
Sale and purchase of agricultural property and rural residential property.
Agricultural, commercial and residential landlord and tenant.
Sporting rights, right of way, easements and all other aspects of real property.
More complex transaction including mineral leases, solar farm leases, renewable energy opportunities and development agreements.
Acting for banks in obtaining security.
Skills and Experience
High level of technical knowledge relating to the practice area.
Strong academic background.
Sound technical knowledge relating to the practice area.
Excellent organisational skills with and strong interest and enthusiasm in respect of rural estates and other property matters.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Self-starting approach to tasks and projects and ability to work on own initiative.
Ability to think laterally and apply knowledge and experience to a broad range of matters and clients.
Efficient communication skills and the ability to pitch the advice to the person receiving it.
The ability to deal with many matters at any one time.
Excellent financial discipline in terms of time capture and billing.
The successful candidate will have the ability to deal calmly and with authority commensurate with experience and to work to tight deadlines is essential.
They will have an enthusiasm for team work, dealing with people, and an ability to assume responsibility and deal efficiently with a varied and often demanding workload will also be a key requirement.
The candidate will be expected quickly to become an integral part of an established and highly regarded team.
The candidate will hold a minimum 2.1 degree and relevant experience from a mid-sized firm.
Their office hours are 9.30am to 5.30pm but it is essential that the applicant is committed, flexible and prepared to work beyond normal office hours when necessary and in response to the demands of the business.
Flexible working policy.
Employment Type Permanent
Advertiser Type Agency