• Solicitor- Property Disputes

    Job Locations UK-Bath
    Job ID
    2018-1264
    Department
    Real Estate
    Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Salary
    £37,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience
  • About the Role

    Our Property Disputes team in Bath provide specialist advice to both commercial and residential clients to resolve property related issues. We are seeking a newly qualified solicitor to join the team, working closely with the head of the team, Caroline Preist, you will consistently deliver a high standard of legal advice to clients in a commercially astute manner, delivering outstanding client service at all times. You will also have the opportunity to assist with the marketing of the department’s services and undertake business development activities to build on the firm and team’s reputation for excellence.

     

    Duties will include:

    • Manage a caseload of property disputes files, under supervision, dealing effectively with cases and advice as well as supporting senior fee earners with more complex disputes
    • Manage time recording, WIP monitoring and billing consistently, meeting targets and objectives set. You will be expected to record between 5 to 6 hours of chargeable time per day
    • Deal directly with clients to take instructions and ensure full understanding in order to deliver on client expectations
    • Research and draft articles and assist with the production of marketing materials

    • Begin to develop a network of clients, contacts and potential referrers and attends networking events

    • Encourages juniors/ trainees and gives feedback to assist their learning, effectively delegating tasks where appropriate

    • Understands, learns and applies all business processes applicable to own work learning new processes as required 

    About You

     

    Skills & Experience:

    • Qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive
    • Specific experience within Property Disputes law (minimum of 6 month seat)
    • Ability to manage own files with minimal supervision.
    • Strong client management skills with a focus on delivery of excellent client service.
    • Organised and able to effectively prioritise.

    Core Behaviours:

    • Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.
    • Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.
    • Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.
    • Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.
    • Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.
    • Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.

    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 nearly 500 staff across our offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Wiltshire.

     

    We are an ambitious and growing firm. We are specialists in our fields 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 support our clients to be 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 five years.

     

    If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career in a collobarative and dynamic environment in a Law firm with prospects, then look no further!

     

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