Enfranchisement Legal Adviser


Lewes, East Sussex

posted 22 Nov 23

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Enfranchisement Legal Adviser


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About this role

My client has over 200 staff and Partners across their Sussex offices and has been providing a full range of advice and guidance to their client in the local area and beyond for over 150 years. The firm maintains an excellent reputation across the Sussex region as well as internationally with many clients being from overseas. The firm's collective approach, of being 'stronger together', sets them apart from the competition and from this, the firm promises to deliver an exceptional service to their clients and staff in a supportive and cooperative manner. The firm has consistently maintained high rankings within the Legal 500 as well as achieving the 2024 Leading Firm ranking by Chambers ahead of next year.

The Enfranchisement team sits within the Commercial Property Department which is made up of 18 fee earners who work with a broad range of interesting clients. Due to the team and firm's ongoing success, the department has established a strategic 3-year growth plan following them joining a leading UK group of legal professionals. This means clients now have access to over 900 experts as well as exciting, new service areas.

This position will see you working closely with the Head of the Enfranchisement and managing a range of leasehold enfranchisement work for valued clients. As the team develops its reputation, you will also be a key player in seeking new business, building relationships and progressing the firm as a whole. Key duties of the position include:

  • Engaging with prospective clients, producing matter estimates and pre-instruction documentation
  • Exercising high standards of client care and maintaining professional standards
  • Attending client meetings and dealing with legal reporting
  • Effective financial management on files
  • Contributing to business development strategies and identifying opportunities to promote the firm within your own work and other areas

For this position, my client is looking for talented lawyers ranging from Newly Qualified to 3 years of experience within Enfranchisement, Residential Property or Property Litigation as well as previous dealings of managing and progressing matters.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package with hybrid working patterns that value the work you put in, no matter where it is undertaken. Additionally, the firm upholds a casual dress code to increase comfortability at work.

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  • Working pattern

    Flexi Working

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  • Expiry date

    22 December 2023

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