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Commercial Property Lawyer

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A leading FTSE 250 retailer with a large nationwide property portfolio is seeking a commercial property lawyer to join their team in Northampton.

The Role

Reporting to the Group's Head of Property you will provide practical commercial advice in line with business needs to a range of stakeholders, carrying out site visits and work closely with surveyors. This unique and diverse role requires the ability to prioritise your workload and manage time effectively to cover a caseload of transactional and other legal matters relating to the business's portfolio, whilst developing a thorough understanding of the business and the property portfolio.

The successful applicant will manage a broad range of commercial property matters associated with the business' store portfolio, dealing with all matters relating to transactional and property management legal issues arising from the group's property portfolio which will include:
- HOTs;
- Freehold and leasehold acquisitions of store units on an unconditional and conditional basis;
- Freehold and leasehold disposals;
- New Builds and conditional contracts;
- Asset Management deals: re-gears, surrenders and re-grants;
- Lease extensions and renewals;
- Licences and Deeds of Variation;
- General legal advice associated with the management of a large property portfolio.

The Person

We are keen to hear from Commercial Property Lawyers with an ambitious, driven and forward thinking outlook. You will have a minimum of 1 PQE and have demonstrable experience of managing transactional property matters. Previous experience in the retail sector would be beneficial but not mandatory. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain internal and external relationships.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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