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Commercial Property Solicitor

Job Description

Commercial Property Solicitor

Commercial Property department

Comptons Solicitors LLP is looking for an experienced Commercial Property Solicitor to work within their friendly and busy Commerical Property team.

Duties of the Commercial Property Solicitor

Commercial Property Solicitor responsibilities and duties are varied, often spanning broad and complex caseloads. They represent a range of clients, advising on matters such as:

• The sale, purchase and lease of land or property;

• Development, infrastructure and planning projects;

• Property finance and investment;

• Regeneration projects;

• The drafting, reviewing and negotiation of contracts and leases;

• Private company acquisitions, joint ventures, and disposals;

Commercial Property Solicitors can expect to act for a wide variety of clients including investors, developers, funders, landlords, high street businesses, media companies and corporate groups.

Commercial properties themselves come in all shapes and sizes. You might find yourself working on cases relating to hotels, high street buildings, small shopping centres, restaurants and any other property or premise used for commercial purposes.

Outside their caseloads, Commercial Property Solicitors may also be required to carry out business development activities while Senior Solicitors might manager or supervise junior team members.

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Skills and requirements of the Commercial Property Solicitor

In addition to academic and professional qualifications, there are a number of skills which will help you to have a long and successful career as a Commercial Property Solicitor. These include:

    • Excellent client-facing and relationship building skills;
    • The ability to communicate complex legal matters in everyday terms;
    • Keen business development and networking skills;
    • Strong drafting and negotiating skills;
    • Flawless commercial awareness;
    • The ability to work as part of a team made up of legal and non-legal professionals:
    • Commercial property law overlaps with several other legal practice areas such as conveyancing, finance, environmental, corporate and more. Knowledge of other practice areas and a willingness to take on new challenges in unfamiliar areas can enhance your career prospects significantly.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel and Case Management Systems
Benefits offered to the Paralegal (Residential Property)

Comptons offers a hybrid working environment allowing you to work from home three days of the week and two days in the office plus: 

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Regular internal training
  • Friendly and welcoming team
  • Work social events


Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience