Commercial Property Solicitor

Commercial Property Solicitor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Commercial Property Solicitor to join our team.


  • Provide marketing support e.g. writing copy and reports, updating literature and seeking out networking opportunities;
  • Responsible for running own caseload and ensuring deadlines are met;
  • Robust matter management and financial hygiene;
  • Undertake legal research both as requested and on own initiative;
  • Acquisitions and disposals;
  • Leases;
  • To draft and negotiate sales contracts, transfers, leases and to deal with due diligence and prepare Reports on Title and Certificates of Title;
  • Acting for clients ranging from SMEs through to household names;
  • Developing and winning new business;
  • Managing an agreed caseload of clients in conjunction with the Department Manager;
  • Maintaining the highest professional standards in accordance with the firm’s objectives and complying with the firm’s quality standards;
  • Attending networking events and contributing to development of the department;
  • Supervise junior staff, particularly trainees, from time to time;
  • Processing clients’ cases on a timely and cost-effective basis;
  • Handling a varied caseload of commercial property matters.


  • Excellent negotiating and presentation skills as well as good drafting skills are also essential;
  • Previous experience supervising junior Lawyers is ideally required, including providing supervision, guidance and direction to more junior fee-earners;
  • Solid technical skills;
  • Further experience in construction and real estate development would be desirable but not essential;
  • Excellent communication and client care skills;
  • The successful candidate will be an experienced Real Estate Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years PQE;
  • Act as point of contact when the Managing Partner is away;
  • Experience in handling own commercial property caseload;
  • Up to two years’ PQE;
  • Business Development skills;
  • Any following would be a distinct advantage, however, this is not necessarily essential;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • This role is suitable for a Senior Solicitor who is used to handling their own caseload and working independently;
  • Being able to demonstrate experience of successful business development is essential as is the motivation and strategy to continue this in a new role;
  • Excellent client-facing and professional demeanour.