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Commercial Property Solicitor

Carter Bells seeks an experienced Commercial Property Solicitor with 10 years PQE for our office in Kingston upon Thames. The successful candidate will play an important part in maintaining the high levels of service the department provides to its valued existing and expanding client base. This represents an excellent opportunity with good prospects for the right candidate and an attractive remuneration package (including bonus and private medical cover at the end of the probationary period).

Expertise is essential in the following areas:-

  • acting in commercial freehold and leasehold property sales and purchases and lender’s requirements in such transactions;

  • granting leases of offices, shops and industrial buildings;

  • acting independently for banks in their financing of commercial loans, including residential developments;

  • entering into option agreements, lease extensions and variations;

  • dealing with property aspects of asset and share sales;

  • and most importantly acting for residential developers in land acquisitions and subsequent sales of houses and flats.

You should enjoy meeting clients and discussing their affairs in a straightforward but friendly manner. You should also be attentive to your client’s wishes and needs, helping them to navigate complex matters and to resolve sometimes difficult situations.

Other personal attributes required of the role include a strong technical competence in the relevant areas of the law; the confidence to deal with clients at all levels; the ability to work effectively as part of a team but also to work independently; being able to work effectively under pressure; to be organised, enthusiastic and computer literate.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in marketing and networking activities involving existing and prospective clients and contacts; be involved in practice development and work effectively with other departments within the Firm.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please send your CV and covering letter to the Managing Partner: frank.horder@carterbells.co.uk

Holiday Cover Secretary

Secretary for Holiday Cover at Busy Solicitors’ Practice

An opportunity exists for a self-employed legal secretary to be available to provide secretarial cover in a busy Solicitors’ Practice on specific dates as agreed. Work may also be available at short notice on other dates depending upon staff availability in the office during those months.

The relevant individual would need to be able to deal with a high work volume and type at a fast speed and be proficient in one or more of the following areas of secretarial work:

Litigation;
Wills;
Probate;
Residential conveyancing; and
Commercial Property

Applications: In writing with current CV to:
elaine.guy@carterbells.co.uk
frank.horder@carterbells.co.uk
or by post to Elaine Guy/Frank Horder

Carter Bells are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging equality and diversity. Carter Bells aims to provide equality and fairness for all in the services we provide and not to discriminate on grounds of gender, marital or partnership status, race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, disability, sexuality or sexual orientation, religion, cultural beliefs or age. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. All clients will be treated fairly and with respect. Carter Bells is committed to the principles of equality and diversity laid down in the Equality Act 2010.


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