Solicitor/ Associate Commercial Real Estate-(up to 5 years PQE)

Date Posted: 18/05/2022

Location: Glasgow (Office based or Hybrid)

Job Description

Aberdein Considine is one of the UK’s fastest growing law firms and is looking for an experienced Solicitor from 1-5 years PQE to join our CRE (Commercial Real Estate) team in Glasgow.  The role will involve working closely with clients across a variety of industries and business sectors to provide a broadly-based legal and business advisory service with a strong focus on delivering exceptional client service. 

Full Time/ Permanent Basis. Office working is preferred however Hybrid working will be considered after successful completion of a 12 week probation period.

ROLE OF DEPARTMENT

Provide a comprehensive range of commercial real estate services. 

JOB PURPOSE

• To contribute to the continued success and growth of the Commercial Real Estate team. 
• To service an existing client base through provision of first class, quick and commercial legal advice with emphasis on Landlord and Tenant.
• To contribute to the overall growth and performance of the Team  
 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Conduct own client files and assist other fee-earners and partners where requested 
• Draft, review and revise documents 
• Correspond with clients and other lawyers and professionals
• Advise clients and take their instructions 
• Negotiate with clients and other lawyers
• Assist department in reaching fee targets 


Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential
•Bachelor of Laws – LL.B Scots Law
•Diploma in Legal Practice 
•1-5 years PQE
•Good personal skills to develop strong relationships with key clients
•Be able to work autonomously 

•Assist in development of existing knowledge management systems and policies    

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

• Sound commercial landlord and tenant experience 
• Examination and reporting of heritable title
• Commercial awareness and ability to “drive deals”

• IT competent 

Desirable

• Current telecommunications or agricultural law experience 

KNOWLEDGE

• Sound knowledge of general conveyancing and legal procedures 

• Sound knowledge of current commercial landlord and tenant law and procedures

APTITUDES

Essential

• Organised
• Ability to work to deadlines and to prioritise workload
• Ability to work on own initiative
• Enthusiastic and hardworking
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Adaptable and accommodating
• Excellent attention to detail
• Good team worker


How Do I Apply?

Online: Application Form

Download: Application Form

E-mail: recruitment@acandco.com

Mail: Human Resources Department
Aberdein Considine
5 - 9 Bon-Accord Crescent
Aberdeen
AB11 6DN