• Solicitor- Property Disputes

    Job Locations UK-London
    Job ID
    2018-1298
    Department
    Dispute Resolution
    Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Salary
    Dependent on experience
  • About the Role

    We have an excellent opportunity in our Dispute Resolution team in London to undertake Property disputes work. You will work with commercial and residential clients to resolve property related issues. We are seeking a newly qualified solicitor to join the team, working closely with Partner, Jacinta Conway, 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.

    • 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. This position will involve working with a key client regarding Lease renewals.
    • 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
    • Experience within Property Litigation area of 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 UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, personal injury and clinical negligence practices. It has the combined expertise of nearly 500 staff across offices in London, Bath, Oxford and Wiltshire and is a founding member of the international network of independent law firms, Interleges.

     

    Royds Withy King uses its experience to put clients ahead of the curve and places client relationships at the heart of everything it does. Royds Withy King achieved eight top tier rankings in The Legal 500 2017 and 39 lawyers were ranked as ‘Leaders in their Field’ in Chambers & Partners UK 2018, both leading guides to the law.

     

    The firm is proud to be ranked for the last five years as a Sunday Times 100 Best Mid-Size Company to Work for. Royds Withy King also received a three star ‘extraordinary’ accreditation from Best Companies in 2017 – one of just six UK law firms to have done so.

     

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