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Company: BSG Solicitors
Salary: Competitive
Location: Lancaster or Preston
Posted: 19/03/2019
Fee Earner/ParalegalSolicitor

As one of the area’s longest established firms of Solicitors, BSG are privileged to act for a diverse and longstanding client base often dealing with many generations of the families.

We have a very low staff turnover due to our relaxed, flexible and friendly working environment with excellent career progression opportunities. 

Our Property team are now looking to recruit a qualified solicitor or Legal Executive with proven commercial property experience of not less than 2 years to join the team.  The ideal candidate would also have residential property experience but it is not essential. 

Key responsibilities

Provide high quality legal services to the firm’s clients, predominantly in relation to sales, purchases, securities, landlord and tenant and lease management matters

Liaise with agents and introducers as to progress of transactions.

Conduct own cases and provide support to the other team members as required in providing advice and representation to the firm’s clients.

Ensure services are provided in a timely fashion and the client is informed regularly on progress and costs.

Develop and maintain good client relationships.

Knowledge, skills and qualifications

Qualified solicitor (minimum 2 years PQE), or fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx)

Expertise in key areas of law and procedure in relation to sales, purchases, securities, landlord and tenant and lease management matters

Able to conduct own caseload with minimal supervision

Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team

Effective oral and written communication skills

Good IT skills

Commercial and financial awareness including ability to take responsibility for financial control of own client matters

Able to develop positive relationships with clients and manage client expectations

Effective prioritisation with ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively

Marketing, networking and business development skills commensurate with the role

To apply:

To apply for this position please submit your CV and covering letter to