Associate, Commercial Property

Location: Epsom, Surrey
Salary: £Competitive

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Louise Prynne
HR Co-ordinator

Overview of the vacancy:

You will be responsible for providing legal expertise and guidance to clients on all aspects of commercial, development and/or investment property work and/or the disposal/acquisition of business and providing a profitable contribution to the work of the department.

Job description:

  • Provide legal counsel, guidance and solutions to clients on commercial property matters.
  • Assist the department as a whole in meeting its fee earning targets by providing help, advice and assistance to clients of the department as well as other departments of the Firm
  • Collaborate with clients, financial institutions, and other stakeholders to structure commercial property transactions effectively.
  • Draft and review legal documents..
  • Identify any legal obstacles or concerns that could impact transactions and work to resolve them.
  • Stay up-to-date with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards related to real estate financing in the UK.
  • Ensure that all transactions adhere to legal and regulatory requirements, including anti-money laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) procedures.
  • Supervise junior staff where necessary.
  • Assess potential risks associated with commercial property deals and provide strategic advice to clients on risk management and mitigation.
  • Demonstrates consistent willingness to become involved in activities of the firm, including marketing, outside of normal working hours.
  • Is developing a client/referrer base and/or appreciates and identifies opportunities to refer work to other departments.
  • Promotes good file management.
  • Understands the importance of time recording and financial control with particular regard to cash-flow control through collection of monies on account and billing procedures.
  • Ability to work self-sufficiently without non fee-earner support.
  • Undertake other duties as from time to time required.
  • Assist during the absence of other fee earners.
  • Wants to be part of a dynamic commercial property team, which spans 6 offices, and genuinely contribute to the positive development and success of the firm.

Additional and or different duties this job description is non-exhaustive and the firm reserves the right to vary the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs of the firms business.

Person specification


  • Qualified solicitor in England with a valid practising certificate: A minimum of 3 years of post qualification experience handling commercial property related legal matters. A good honours degree followed by LPC, training contract and PSC / or a good honours degree with CILEX to Fellow level, LPC and PSC and admitted by SRA as a solicitor

Essential personal qualities, skills and abilities

  • Is professional and courteous in communication at all times, both internally with colleagues and externally with clients and others.
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude.
  • Sound training.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to identify and resolve complex legal issues.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple transactions simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate complex legal concepts clearly to various stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • Understands and adheres to regulatory and compliance procedures at all times.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of, and alignment with, the values of the firm (see below).

Desirable skills, knowledge and abilities

  • Prior knowledge of Practice Evolve or other practice management systems.
  • Familiarity with Practical Law and LexisNexis.

If you are interested, please send your CV and covering letter to

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