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Real Estate Professional Support Lawyer
About the role
Our Real Estate team is renowned for development and investment work,
and as a result of our continued success we are seeking a Professional
Support Lawyer to work alongside our current Real Estate Professional
Based on a 3 day working week, the role will be primarily home based,
with the occasional requirement to attend one of our South West offices.
You will be providing training and knowledge management support to
the firm's Real Estate department. You will also be a part of the
Firms' wider Knowledge Management team in driving improvements in the
standardisation of procedures and consistent working practices across
Key responsibilities include:
Keeping up with law and market practice.
Analysing new law and developments and communicating to fee
Drafting updates, guides and articles for internal and external audiences.
Developing best practice with regard to storage of knowledge materials.
Supporting fee earners with queries arising from their
transactions and undertaking legal research where appropriate.
Creating and updating templates.
Working with our Learning and Development team to provide relevant
technical training for fee earners, and assisting with seminars and
bespoke training for clients.
Working with our Risk and Compliance team to ensure understanding
and effective. implementation within the real estate department of
firm wide communications and policies.
Identifying cross selling opportunities.
Co-ordinating directory submissions.
In order to be successful in your application for this position, you
Strong general Real Estate background and solid technical/drafting skills.
Excellent communication skills.
Good project management skills with the ability to cope with
pressures associated with handling multiple tasks and associated deadlines.
Organised, with lateral thinking skills and an eye for detail.
Commercial awareness and an ability to understand and relate to
clients' needs, and a commitment to delivering excellent client care.
A team player, with the temperament to form effective working
relationships with partners, employees and clients.
Qualified solicitor/CILEX with transactional Real Estate
experience from a reputable Real Estate team (typically over 3-4
Experience in Residential Development preferred but not essential.
We are proud of being a professional and collegiate firm where we
want our people to enjoy working together to achieve great results.
Working for Ashfords, you can expect to be provided with excellent
training and development opportunities, in order to further your
career in a stimulating yet supportive, forward thinking firm. We're
ambitious - for ourselves, and for our people - and want to support
you to realise your full potential, whilst enjoying a positive
work-life balance in a beautiful South West location.
You'll also enjoy our range of flexible benefits, which include:
Pension (5% Employer, 3% Employee)
Private Health Insurance
Private Medical Insurance
Discretionary bonus scheme
25 days annual leave, all bank holidays plus your birthday off and
an extra day at Christmas. Your holiday entitlement increases with
length of service.
Holiday Purchase Scheme
Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
Free Legal Services to Staff: Including wills and conveyancing
Medicash: Health care cash plan for employees.
Find out more…
For an informal and confidential discussion about this opportunity,
please contact Toby Tompkins, Talent Acquisition Assistant, on email@example.com
or 01392 333 654.
Or apply now, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible.