Solicitor - RDU, Birmingham

Recruiter
Rolf Berryman Consultancy LLP
Location
Birmingham
Salary
40000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
09 Jul 2019
Closes
26 Jul 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
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My client is looking for an exceptional Solicitor to join a busy residential development team in Birmingham to work with most of the national house builders.
The work will comprise assisting with complex and large scale land acquisitions for household names across England and Wales, collaboration agreements between developers, disposals of serviced parcels, funding arrangements, strategic options, urban regeneration and HCA grant arrangements. The successful candidate will also be responsible for his or her own files.
We encourage our solicitors to interact with our clients socially and there are numerous opportunities to attend these events.
Duties & Responsibilities
The main duties and responsibilities of this role will include:
  • daily contact with clients
  • preparation of contract documents
  • title examination
  • the usual due diligence involved in buying a development site including carrying out site visits,
  • attending business development and networking opportunities
  • attending meetings with senior fee earners
Key Skills & Experience
The successful candidate will have a passion to work within the residential development area and will be keen to develop their skills further. The successful candidate will have had an excellent training contract and a desire to work as part of a large and rapidly growing team. The candidate will be highly motivated and committed to giving clients excellent service.
He/she will be commercially aware, proactive and able to work alone and as part of a team. They will have the strength of character to interact effectively with colleagues and clients at every level.
The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:
  • good academics and excellent training record
  • excellent commercial acumen
  • ability and willingness to learn
  • attention to detail
  • organised with time and documents
  • good organisational skills
  • a strong communicator who can relay what needs to be said with brevity
  • be responsive to client and colleague needs
  • good IT skills
  • discretion and professonalism