Senior Associate- Commercial Property

UK-London
Job ID
2017-1228
Department
Commercial Property
Type
Permanent Full-Time
Salary
Dependent on experience

About the Role

Our Commercial Property team in London offer an excellent breadth and depth of real estate services for our clients. We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Associate to join the firm to support the growth and development of our retail sector work. We already act for a collection of National retailers and working closely iwth the Sector Lead, you will drive forwards these client relationships as well as working closely with other members of the Retail sector team to continue the growth and momentum of the sector for the firm.

 

Duties will include;  

  • Effective and efficient delivery of work on own files, ensuring matters are profitable, whilst taking responsibility for the supervision of more junior fee earners with regards to file management and time recording
  • Build effective relationships with own clients and referrers by exceeding client service expectations and where appropriate, support partners on the management and development of larger key clients.
  • Set up and run client and referrer development plans which include client feedback processes and seek to extend reach into those by cross-referring work to other lawyers
  • Become an established expert in Retail real estate
  • Input ideas into the departmental business plan and assist by taking on responsibility for BD.
  • Demonstrate new business success from the BD activities
  • Take on a management role within the team, displaying leadership capabilities
  • Manages resource availability within the team and delegates work to the right level, monitoring and supervising to ensure quality and efficiency of output
  • Input ideas to the department strategy including product/ service lines and take responsibility for driving parts of the strategy
  • Keep abreast of changes in the legal sector and support partners in managing any required changes to working practices and business management

About You

Skills & Experience:

 

  • Qualified solicitor with significant fee earning experience
  • Substantial previous experience within Commercial Property law.
  • Significant experience of dealing with retail clients is essential
  • Strong client management skills with a focus on delivery of excellent client service

  • Proven ability to win new business through networking and marketing activities

  • Ability to manage a small team

Leadership Behaviours:

  • Lead by Example- Is a role model for living Royds Withy King Values and provides clarity for others about current and future business direction

  • Has Positive Impact & Influence- Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, builds strong internal and external relationships

  • Manages Performance & Contribution- Able to optimise the talent, expertise and experience of team members in meeting organisational and individual objectives

  • Coaches & Develops Others- Plays an active part in nurturing and developing people, has a positive expectation of others’ ability to learn grow and develop

  • Manages Change and Ambiguity-Responds positively to new and changing requirements, supports and inspires others through change

  • Focuses on Innovation and Developing the Brand and Business- Demonstrates creative thinking keeping the client at the heart of ideas and innovates to grow the business

About Us

Royds Withy King is a full service UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, specialist personal injury and clinical negligence practices. We have the combined expertise of 470 staff across our offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Wiltshire.

 

We are a passionate and growing firm that strives to be specialists in our field and put client relationships at the core of everything we do. We use our experience across the full range of commercial and private law sectors to put our clients ahead of the curve.

 

And our strongest advocates are our people; it’s the way they relate to our clients and the way they do business. We are proud to have been ranked as a 'Sunday Times Top 100 Best Mid-Size Company to Work For' for the last four years.

 

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a friendly and professional environment in a Law firm with prospects, then look no further!

 

 

 

 

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