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Commercial property law Jobs

A commercial property solicitor provides services for businesses, developers and investors regarding all aspects of commercial property transactions, including development, investment, secured lending, landlord and tenant, agricultural and residential. 

Basic information 

  • Salary bracket: £50,000 to £55,000. 
  • Contract basis: Locum and permanent roles. 
  • Job location: Nationwide.
  • Working hours: Full or part-time.

Key responsibilities
In the majority of cases, the typical workload of a commercial property solicitor will involve:

  • Carrying a substantial caseload
  • Leases and licenses
  • Sales and acquisitions
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Making important decisions
  • Communicating well, both orally and in writing
  • Writing clear and concise reports
  • Delivering presentations
  • Working as part of a team, as well as independently
  • Solving a variety of problems
  • Being analytical
  • Undertaking advocacy, and/or instructing counsel where necessary
Experience 
The experience required to become a commercial property solicitor is dependent on the organisation that is hiring. Many will be strict with the requirements they place in a jobs advert, whereas others are more flexible when it comes to a candidate’s employment history. 

Qualifications 
The qualifications required also depend on the organisation that is hiring, as well as the specific duties the candidate will be expected to carry out. In many cases, candidates will become a solicitor through studying law at university, before undertaking the Legal Practice Course (LPC). However, this is not restricted to all legal professionals, and many study a non-law degree before undertaking the Common Professional Examination or the Graduate Diploma in Law conversion course before taking the LPC. 

Person specification 
Commercial property solicitors are expected to have the following characteristics: 
  • Strong dedication to their work
  • Great communication skills
  • Good judgement
  • An analytical mind
  • Research skills
  • People skills
  • Perseverance
Career progression 
Commercial property solicitors have many opportunities to progress. These include: 
  • Mentoring junior colleagues
  • Senior property/commercial solicitor opportunities
  • Head of department
Working hours/benefits 
Many organisations offer flexible working opportunities, and remote working is also becoming increasingly popular. Many public sector organisations, including local authorities, now offer flexible working. Generally, core hours fall between the hours of 10:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 16:00 and while property solicitors must be present during these times, they can often work flexibly in order to maximise their work/life balance.

Sellick Partnership's team of experienced recruiters have helped many legal professionals find exciting opportunities in the commercial property law sector in a range of leading firms across the UK, giving them the opportunity to continue developing their legal career.


Our consultants work closely with a range of firms specialising in commercial property law and have built up an enviable client base on both a national level to offer our candidates their ideal role as a commercial litigator, associate, contractor or solicitor on locum and permanent contracts.

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Latest jobs
Commercial Property Lawyer
  • Location South East England
  • Job type Locum
  • Salary £35 - £40 per hour
  • Reference 909423
  • Chelsey Newsom
    Description We are currently recruiting for an experienced commercial property lawyer to join a local authority in South East England. The Property role encompasses the full range of property and development work
Chelsey Newsom
Commercial Tax Director
  • Location London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Salary £Competitive
  • Reference N77867
  • Jo Sellick
    Description My client works in a very specialist field which will mirror your background and expertise. It is likely that you are CTA / ACCA or ACA qualified and have previously worked within a practice
Jo Sellick
Residential Conveyancer
  • Location Nottingham
  • Job type Locum
  • Salary £28 - £32 per hour
  • Reference 909425
  • Kieran Hughes
    Description Sellick Partnership are currently offering a high paying position available in a well-established firm, this multi contract position is an excellent opportunity to work within a highly regarded and
Kieran Hughes
Support Worker
  • Location Wrexham
  • Job type Contract
  • Salary £Competitive
  • Reference KW909417
  • Description Our client, a leading housing association in Shrewsbury is looking for an experienced Support Worker to support their service users. Responsibilities for the Support Worker role include;
Paralegal
  • Location East of England
  • Job type Locum
  • Salary £15 - £20 per hour
  • Reference M766098
  • Chelsey Newsom
    Description Fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Paralegal to join a busy team within the East of England. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills over a varied work-load on a good length of
Chelsey Newsom
Group Accountant
  • Location Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Job type Contract
  • Salary £39,000 - £44,000 per annum
  • Reference 909411
  • Helen Dodds
    Description My client is looking to recruit a Senior Accountant to strengthen their team during a busy period of transformation. This is a Fixed Term Contract for 12 months based in Newcastle upon Tyne
Helen Dodds
Childcare Lawyer
  • Location East Midlands
  • Job type Locum
  • Salary £30 - £45 per hour
  • Reference 908410
  • Sara Robinson
    Description Are you a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive looking to move into childcare law within a local authority? We are currently recruiting to various locations across the East Midlands
Sara Robinson
Financial Accountant
  • Location Cheadle
  • Job type Permanent
  • Salary £40,000 - £45,000 per annum + Benefits
  • Reference 909414
  • Selina Weldon
    Description Sellick Partnership has been engaged to recruit a Financial Accountant for the world's largest manufacturer within the field. This would be a fantastic move for a driven
Selina Weldon
Mental Health Locum
  • Location Hampshire
  • Job type Locum
  • Salary £40 - £45 per hour
  • Reference 909369
  • Georgia Would
    Description Role: Mental Health Locum Location: Hampshire Dates: September - Ongoing Rate: £40-45 per hour A multi office law firm based in the heart of Hampshire are seeking a Mental Health Locum (Accredited
Georgia Would
Company Secretary
  • Location Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Job type Permanent
  • Salary £Competitive
  • Reference 909421
  • Leigh Macfarlane
    Description Duties will include but not be limited to: Maintaining records for all companies on Digita software.Maintain statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries
Leigh Macfarlane
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