In-House Solicitor

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In-House Solicitor

Salary: £35k to £40k depending on skills and experience

Location: York (remote working possible)

This is an exciting new opportunity in York for a qualified solicitor with experience in commercial contracts and ideally leasehold contracts looking for their first move into an in-house legal role or someone looking for their next in-house move. This is a new role created due to growth, you will have an eye for detail, be very organised and able to work to tight deadlines. You will be working closely with the Directors on a variety of tasks.
My client also offer flexible working from home/office for the right person.

The Person:
You will have at least 3 years PQE experience and may:
Currently sit in a real estate, agricultural or conveyancing legal team in private practice;
Already be a member of an in-house legal team, where real estate matters form a focus or element of your role.
It is desirable but not essential that you have in-house experience from a secondment;

The key requirements are:
Experience of drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts in a commercial environment.
You will be able to advise on areas of legal risk.
Attention to detail and ability to review lengthy and detailed documents.
High level of computer literacy, particularly in Excel and Word.
Organised with an ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritise.
Ability to set up and maintain organised systems of records.
Methodical and thorough.
Commercial awareness.
Enthusiastic with a positive attitude.
Ability to communicate clearly.

Edwards & Pearce is a professional recruitment consultancy with specialist divisions managed by experts in their own area of recruitment.
Established in 1998.
Employ approx 30 staff.
2 offices in Doncaster & Hull.
Edwards & Pearce operates according to a strict ethical code and aims to offer both candidates and clients the highest levels of professionalism and customer service.
Edwards & Pearce has an enviable client base including plc's, blue chip organisations and SME's , global FMCG manufacturing, the public sector, charities and the Big 4 accountancy firms achieving preferred supplier status with many clients.
From the 2 offices based in Yorkshire, Edwards & Pearce successfully recruit for not only local, regional and national clients but has also undertaken and filled international assignments.
It is the policy of Edwards & Pearce to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, colour, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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