BCL Legal Recruitment
0845 241 0933

Associate - Property Litigation

£70,000.00 - 90,000.00
Private Practice
Contract Type:
Permanent role
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Our client is a full-service law firm in London's West End providing award winning advice to its UK and international client base. The firm is recognised within the Legal 500 2017 for several practice areas.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a keen and motivated junior/mid-level solicitor to join our growing Property Litigation team on a permanent basis.

Key Skills
- Minimum of 2 years' experience of specialising in property litigation;

- Experience of dealing with a wide range of property litigation matters including but not limited to:

- Commercial landlord and tenant 1954 Act lease renewals (opposed and unopposed);

- Interim and terminal dilapidations claims;

- Service of break notices;

- Forfeiture of leases by peaceable re-entry or Court proceedings and dealing with applications for relief from forfeiture;

- Advice to landlords, tenants, investors and other property professionals in respect of breaches of the lease and property disputes.

- Real property disputes: easements, boundary disputes, Part Wall Act and rights of light matters, adverse possession, nuisance and trespass.

- Advising landlords and tenants in relation to the recovery of rent and service charges.

- Possession claims including advice concerning ASTs and common law residential tenancies.

- Trespasser proceedings and squatters' actions.

- Advising in relation to landlord and tenant insolvency issues so far as these relate to property.

- Experience and/or a working knowledge of statutory lease extensions, collective enfranchisement and rights of first refusal.

- Experience of disputes in a wide variety of forums including High Court, County Court and First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber).

- Experience of working as part of a team.

- Commercially astute.

- Autonomous at running own caseload.

- Adopts a client-centred focus and has good communication skills.

- Shows a keen interest in business development.

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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