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Category: Legal
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £63,000.00 - £85,000.00
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Legal Works clients are seeking a talented and enthusiastic property litigation solicitor (2-4PQE) to join a friendly and hugely successful team.

The busy property litigation team has been successful throughout the economic downturn and require a junior commercial property litigator to join the expanding TEAM.

The TEAM is recognised as a market leader in dealing with leasehold enfranchisement claims and their expertise extends to all types of real estate disputes, both in the commercial and residential sector.

The TEAM offers pragmatic and cost-effective advice, not only in relation to conventional litigation, but also all forms of alternative dispute resolution (including mediation and arbitration) and has extensive experience of dealing with real estate disputes, from the County Court up to and including the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.

The TEAM has experience and exposure to:-

*Adverse possession claims

*Appointment of a new manager (Landlord & Tenant Act 1987)

*Boundary disputes

*Breach of covenant claims

*Break notices

*Dilapidation claims

*Forfeiture proceedings

*Possession claims (residential property - Housing Act 1988)

*Commercial lease renewals (bringing and defending claims for a new lease under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954)

*Rent review

*Service charge disputes

*Contractual disputes (including misrepresentation claims, options, breach of condition/warranty and rights of pre-emption).

*Easements (e.g. bringing and defending claims for rights over land, including disputes concerning rights of way and rights of light)

*Insolvency & bankruptcy: advising landlords and tenants on all issues arising from their landlord/tenant's insolvency and conducting bankruptcy/winding up proceedings

*Leasehold enfranchisement claims

*Nuisance claims

*Party wall disputes

*Professional negligence (property related)

*Property damage

*Restrictive covenants

*Right to Manage claims (Commonhold & Leasehold Reform Act 2002)

*Schemes of Management (enforcement and modification)

*Trespass and removal of squatters

*Variation of leases

To be successful YOU will have:

*2-4PQE experience in commercial / residential property litigation within a dedicated property litigation team;

*strong academics (minimum 2.1), first class technical skills, commercial awareness, ambition.

*A commercial mindset & will enjoy exceeding the expectations of a demanding & entrepreneurial client base & will demonstrate ability to take individual responsibility whilst being a genuine team player;

*experience of acting primarily for landlords across a wide range of industries including high profile developers, retailers, hotel and leisure groups, telecommunications companies.

*Be able to operate easily in a team driven environment, communicating with other team members, support staff, as well as liaising direct with clients.

*Have experience of and be prepared to get involved with a number of business development and marketing initiatives on behalf of the Group.

This is an outstanding opportunity for you to join this premier team with a fantastic and recognised reputation in its sector. You will be able to work closely with & alongside a number of named partners and lawyers with unparalleled exposure and access to top quality work.

If you would like to speak with our retained Consultant Andrew Nelson in respect of this position or similar vacancies, or if you would like a discussion about your career or the market in general please do call us in the strictest confidence.


Legal Works Recruitment

Property lit - property litigation - landlord & tenant - real estate litigation - commercial property.

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