Commercial Property Partner
Commercial Property Partner
Post date: 1 Nov 2023 (30 days ago)
Commercial Property Partner with a competitive partner package, strategic input, flexible working and a great work life balance with excellent benefits. You will be based at our fantastic office in the vibrant town centre of Altrincham.
Myerson is a Top 200 UK Law Firm as recognised by The Lawyer. We are also proud to be ranked ‘Top Tier’ by The Legal 500, commended by The Times ‘Best Law Firms 2019 and 2023’ and named ‘Health & Wellbeing Champions’ at the Manchester Legal Awards 2023.
We are one of the largest independent law firms in the North West, a bold claim we are proud to make because it’s been hard won. No instant growth through acquisition or merger. Instead, growth earned from our day-to-day endeavours, an entrepreneurial approach to doing business and a rock-solid reputation.
We recruit staff who are motivated by our core values and have an affinity to our collegiate and independent ethos. We are delighted to have recently received ‘world class employer’ status by Best Companies and ranked as the number 1 mid-sized law firm in the UK.
Our Commercial Property team handles the full range of property-related assignments. With a particular emphasis on sales and purchases of real estate for business owner-occupiers and investors, landlord and tenant work and commercial and residential property development.
Our team is one of the strongest in the region, underlined by success at the 2021 Manchester Legal Awards where the team was named Property Team of the Year. We are now looking to add an experienced, ambitious and well connected Partner to the team.
As a senior member of the team, you will have a range of duties and responsibilities to ensure the overall success of the Commercial Property team. In addition to typical fee earning duties, you will assist the Head of Department with the future strategic direction of the department. You will have operational input into decisions that affect the Commercial Property team and wider Property Group. You will play a key role in supervising junior members of the team and assist them with their day to day enquiries and caseload.
From a fee earning perspective, typical duties will include:
- Sales and acquisitions of properties
- Landlord and Tenants work acting for both landlords and tenant
- Development work acting for residential and commercial developers
- Secured lending acting for clearing banks, other banks and financial institutions
- Option and pre-emption agreements
- Overage arrangements
- Assisting the corporate/commercial department with property aspects of corporate matters
Who we are looking for
We are looking for an established Commercial Property Partner with strong real estate experience with either a national or top tier regional firm.
Candidates are required to have exceptional knowledge of all areas of commercial property, experience of providing high quality advice representing a leading law firm and an ability to both play a lead role in transactions and effectively supervise more junior members of the team. We would expect the successful candidate to have top quality connections in the real estate market and have a degree of client following. Experience of working with SME and OMB clients is also desirable.
Candidates will need to demonstrate high levels of technical skill and the ability to maintain strong client relationships. Candidates are also required to demonstrate how they can promote the commercial property and other legal services offered by the firm to existing and new target clients and obtain referrals from contacts and referrers.
The position would suit someone with a good academic background and training who is looking to further develop their career. Working within one of the North West’s largest property groups, they will be required to work well with experienced professionals within a team orientated environment whilst maintaining high work standards.
As an award-winning law firm, we are passionate about finding eager, knowledgeable individuals and supporting them to become leaders in their field. We are strong advocates of a successful work/life balance, finding forward-thinking individuals with enthusiasm for their role.
The culture at Myerson offers an innovative and distinct workplace in both its approach and ideologies.
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Generous annual leave, birthday day off, car allowance, private healthcare, discretionary bonus scheme, smart working, flexible working hours, health & wellbeing contribution, regular team and firmwide socials, volunteer day, milestone awards, death in service scheme, a contributory pension scheme, genuine career progression and both technical and professional learning and development programmes.
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Myerson are strong advocates of a successful work/life balance and proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We welcome applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds with the same ethos, passion and enthusiasm.