Senior Associate - Property Litigation

Location Sheffield
Discipline: Legal
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££50000 - £78000 per annum
Contact name: Robert Addy

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Published: 18 days ago
Senior Associate - Property Litigation
We are recruiting for a driven Associate to join the successful Property Litigation team, based in Sheffield of a well-known practice. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious property litigator to develop their career, as part of one of South Yorkshires largest teams.

The Role
The team in Sheffield is made up of 2 Paralegals, 2 Legal Executives, 1 Senior Associates, and a Legal Director. As an Associate within the team, you will be expected to deliver the following:
* Managing your own matters and working on a broad range of commercial landlord and tenant disputes.
* Providing an excellent service for clients across our key sectors.
* Working with the team on a regional and national basis, to achieve key goals for the property litigation team and the firm.
* Recovering possession of property
* Claims for disrepair and other disputes over breaches of covenant
* Service charge disputes, challenges and consultations
* Applications to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) and the Upper Tribunal
* Recovery of premises from unlawful occupiers/squatters
* Lease extensions and collective enfranchisement claims
Acquisition of the freehold interest by leaseholders
* Collaborating with the Partners in the team to look after our relationship with key clients and to participate in business development initiatives.
* Acting for a property owners in High Court litigation relating to termination of a development agreements

Your Skills and Experience
You will be/have:
* A Qualified Solicitor (SRA or Law Society Registered), ideally 2 -6 PQE, with experience working on a property litigation caseload. We will also consider NQs, providing you have completed a property litigation seat, and have at least 1 year of prior Paralegal experience in property litigation.
* A forward thinker, with excellent analytical, communication and organisational skills, you will be self-motivated with the ability to manage workloads and deadlines
* Commercially aware with enthusiasm for business development, and an appetite for keeping up-to-date with the latest developments in your practice area and sector focus
* The ability to understand your client's business needs, and act in the best interest of the firm and the client
* An ambitious and enthusiastic team player, able to support senior fee earners and contribute to our collaborative culture.

For more information click apply today with a copy of your up to date cv or feel free to discuss in more detail with Rob Addy on 07378 123456