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Salary:£40000 - £50000 per annum

Type:Permanent Role

Benefits:Comprehensive benefits and bonus

Sector:Private Practice

Posted:10th January 2022

Vacancy Details

Our client is an award-winning law firm with two offices based on the outskirts of Chester.

They are renowned for providing their clients with exceptional service and quality advice which is evidenced by their regional reputation. By utilising modern technology alongside their much-respected values and experience, They offer the same expertise you may associate with a large city firm but in a more approachable, relaxed and personalised environment.

There is now an opportunity for a Commercial Property Solicitor with 4 + years PQE to join them in an exciting role with the prospect of developing their skills and knowledge.


This is a succession planning opportunity where, in the fullness of time, there will be an excellent opportunity for career progression. There is a structured promotion criterion, and you will be supported every step of the way. Before then, you will work alongside the current lead solicitor who has an excellent reputation and is keen to share his commercial property knowledge and client base with a new solicitor within the team.

They are looking for a motivated, dynamic and commercially minded commercial property solicitor who can work as part of a team. Excellent client care, written and oral communication skills will be key to your success.


* Preparation of documentation for Residential and Commercial Freehold and Leasehold Estate Developments including drafting Contracts, Transfer Deeds and Leases;
* Drafting and approving / amending Commercial Property Leases, Rent Deposit Deeds and Variations;
* Dealing with Private and Company Mortgages and Guarantees;
* Acting in connection with SIPP Purchases, Leases and Mortgages;
* Dealing with Asset Sales, Share Sales and Business Acquisitions (with internal assistance);
* Advising on Overage Agreements relating to Sales and Purchases;
* Lease Extensions and Enfranchisement;
* Sales or Purchases of land and buildings for development purposes;
* Drafting Private Mortgages, Loan Agreements and Facility Agreements.


Salary dependant on experience, but likely to be up to £50,000 + bonus
An excellent benefits package for any successful candidate


Please click 'apply'. Don't worry if you don't have an up to date cv, call Joe Rees to get the ball rolling. Any reference to PQE and salary is for guidance only.

Recent Testimonial: "Having worked with Thornton Legal with a recent career move relocating from the South of England to the North West, I found Thornton Legal to be a great firm to work with due to their responsive and dedicated approach to recruitment. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Joe and Nick personally to people who want to feel included and not pressured when making a step forward in their career." Commercial Property Solicitor