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Rural Property Associate/Senior Associate - 6 Month Contract - Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Rural Property Associate/Senior Associate - 6 Month Contract - Leamington Spa, Warwickshire


Key skills: 8+ years PQE, Rural Property, Sales, Land Registry, Auction, Maternity cover.

Our client is one of the largest law firms in the Midlands their multi-disciplinary practice has been providing clients with strategic legal advice for over 170 years.

They act for businesses and individuals locally, regionally and nationally across a diverse range of sectors (agriculture, charities, housing, advanced manufacturing, financial services and technology to name but a few).

Top ranked in the legal directories, and Lexcel and IiP accredited, their success is underpinned by a collaborative and inclusive culture, with a robust vision that places both staff and clients at the heart of the business.

Role: Our client are looking for a Rural Property Solicitor with between 8-10 years' experience to work on a 6 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave June : December 2018.

Your background will ideally be within agriculture; if not, you will have a genuine interest within this sector.

You role will be to be instructed on mid/high value rural property transactions including sales, purchases and auctions and more complex Land Registry first registrations and to carry out those instructions with minimal day to day supervision/input.

To provide support to other members of the team who are carrying out low-mid value transactions and assisting with mid-high value transactions in order for specific elements of that work to be carried out at a cost efficient level with correct level of supervision.

To support the Private Wealth team in providing documents for property transfers required to facilitate tax planning and to assist with the administration of property matters for deceased estates
Person Specification:

You will have good client and team communication skills, excellent drafting and negotiation skills.

Above all, you will be able to d