Senior Solicitor, Agriculture/Rural Property – A rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced Agricultural/Property Lawyer to cover maternity leave in a top tier rated firm.
JOB TITLE: Agricultural Property Lawyer – 6 months FTC
PQE REQUIRED: 6+
LOCATION: Warwickshire (Commutable from; West Midlands, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire
SALARY: £50,000-£65,000 plus excellent benefits - Hourly rate Locums will also be considered.
This exceptional opportunity has arisen for an experienced Agriculture/ Rural Property Lawyer to join a top tier ranked successful team based in Warwickshire to cover a period of maternity leave for around 6 months commencing July/August. The highly regarded agricultural and estates team acts for landowners, farmers, tenants and rural business and has one of the leading legal specialists on the CAP. Your role will involve; 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.
The successful Agriculture / Rural Property Lawyer will be a qualified Solicitor or FCILEX with upwards of 6 years PQE. Your background will ideally be within agriculture; if not, you will have a genuine interest within this sector. You will have good client and team communication skills, excellent drafting and negotiation skills. Above all, you will be able to deliver succinct, quality and tailored advice to key clients. You will also be able to demonstrate the ability to work both autonomously and as a team player and will have high levels of motivation. Suitable candidates interested in the role on an hourly rate basis are also encouraged to apply.
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