Leasehold Enfranchisement Solicitor

Leasehold Enfranchisement Solicitor
Work in partnership with leaseholders, freeholders and surveyors across the country

The Leasehold Enfranchisement Solicitor role

We are looking for a leasehold enfranchisement solicitor to support the strategic growth of Holmes & Hills’ leasehold property service offering alongside and in partnership with the firm’s Commercial Property and Residential Property Teams.

The successful candidate will focus on providing services to leaseholders and freeholders covering all aspects of leasehold enfranchisement, including non-statutory lease extensions, statutory lease extensions and collective enfranchisement.

You will have a proven track record in delivering strategic, pragmatic and expert legal advice, providing high service levels to clients. You will be experienced in managing your own caseload, under minimal supervision.

As the firm continues to grow, the successful candidate will be keen to build their personal reputation as a leasehold enfranchisement specialist in the region and nationally, alongside that of the firm’s reputation.

What experience do I need?

Prior experience in leasehold enfranchisement matters is preferable but not essential and a candidate with property experience who has a keen interest in this area and an ambition to specialise in the field should also apply.

Regardless of the extent of your previous specific leasehold enfranchisement experience, the role will suit an ambitious self-starter who is looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to play a key role in developing an important strategic service area for the business.  You should have the ability to manage your own caseload but there are experienced team members who you will be able to learn from and who will provide specialist support.

What skills and attributes should I have?

  • Good legal technical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Commercially aware
  • Proactive thinker
  • Enjoy networking and building relationships

What are we offering?

A competitive salary which will be subject to previous experience, as well as a modern and agile working environment at the firm’s brand new regional head office, the A12 Commercial Hub, at Marks Tey, Colchester. The A12 commercial Hub offers colleagues free parking, agile working space, and easy access by road (being based on J25 of the A12) or train (500m from Marks Tey train station). You will be based alongside Holmes & Hills’ other leasehold enfranchisement specialist, the wider Commercial Property Team and the firm’s Head of Residential Property.

About the company

Holmes & Hills Solicitors is a large and growing regional law firm with its heart in East Anglia. From six offices across Essex and Suffolk - including the brand new 14,000 sq ft A12 Commercial Hub at J25 of the A12 - our 140 legal industry professionals work in partnership with clients to provide truly proactive legal services through personal relationships.

Acting as a trusted advisor to individuals, businesses and local authorities, the solicitors and support staff at Holmes & Hills take the time to understand clients’ objectives before delivering practical advice through a personal and accessible approach.

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We apologise, but due to the volume of applications we are currently receiving, we may not always be able to respond to unsuccessful applicants.

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