Solicitor-Commercial Real Estate (English or Dual Qualified)

Date Posted: 12/01/2023

Location: Glasgow or Edinburgh

Job Description

Solicitor (up to 4 years PQE)
Permanent/ Full time or Part time

Aberdein Considine are proud to be Scotland’s largest solicitor estate agent. With 19 offices across Scotland and the North of England, our clients benefit from the local expertise of our branch network, combined with an unrivalled national coverage. We offer clients every service they need to buy, sell or rent their home. With our expert teams of solicitors, estate agents, mortgage and financial advisers working seamlessly together, supporting clients through every step of the process. 

We’re recommended across multiple legal disciplines in the independent Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners legal guides. Our specialist lawyers act for thousands of private and commercial clients around the country and offer comprehensive legal support across more than 70 practice areas. 

We offer a progressive, supportive and rewarding environment for the best legal talent in the country. Our success has been built on providing a level of service that is second to none and we can only maintain that by attracting and retaining the very best people. We’re fully committed to supporting our people through their career progression and provide excellent opportunities for self-development. 

ROLE OF DEPARTMENT

• Work with clients across a variety of industries and business sectors to provide a broadly-based legal and business advisory service. 

• 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 development work, urban regeneration and Landlord and Tenant matters. 
• Acting for national and international retailers and institutional landlords.
• General commercial property work and corporate support.

• 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 and compiling reports 
• Correspond with clients and other lawyers and professionals, including attending meetings 
• Advise clients and take their instructions 
• Negotiate with clients and other lawyers
• Completing and registering transactions at the Land Registry and where appropriate at Companies House and accounting to HMRC for SDLT
• Assist department in reaching fee targets 


Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

• LLB (England & Wales or dual qualified)

• Legal Practice Course / Diploma in Legal Practice 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

• Sound commercial property experience (England and Wales)

• Commercially aware and able to “drive deals”

KNOWLEDGE
Essential 
• Sound knowledge of English conveyancing, commercial landlord and tenant law and legal 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: hr@acandco.com

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