Solicitor /FILEX/ Licensed Conveyancer


Solicitor /FILEX/ Licensed Conveyancer

Birketts LLP
  • Norwich, United Kingdom


Birketts is a full service, UK Top 50 law firm. With a heritage spanning 160 years, we have more than 500 lawyers and legal professionals based in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich, London, Norwich and Sevenoaks. We advise businesses, government and public sector organisations and individuals in the UK and internationally across four principal practice groups: property, corporate services, litigation and private client advisory.

We are defined by our next level law proposition. We work with our clients as a proactive partner, horizon scanning and thinking ahead to the changes, challenges or opportunities that they may face.

Next Level Law is also applied to our people. Our collegiate culture means everyone is encouraged to achieve their next level in everything they do.

With our ambition to succeed, comes a strong desire to make a positive contribution to the communities we serve, and we are committed to delivering the objectives set out in our ESG strategy. Diversity plays an integral part in all that we do, with female partners comprising 40% of our partnership.

The department

Our team of experienced Real Estate finance lawyers handle a range of complex real estate finance law matters and advise on transactions throughout the UK.

The team has detailed knowledge of all sectors of the property finance industry and acts for both lenders and borrowers.

The specialist team advises financial institutions, private equity funds, hedge funds, institutional funds and other types of lenders, as well as developers and investors and our real estate finance team advises on a variety of financing issues.

Purpose of job

This opportunity will be working within a team that manages a large case-load of secured lending transactions for a UK banking group.

The candidate

Idealling seeking a Solicitor or Legal Executive (FILEX) or Licenced Conveyancer of 1-5 years PQE + with a well developed knowledge in all areas of commercial property or residential property.

You will be expected to play an active role in marketing and practice development as well as providing a high level of service to existing clients.

This is an excellent opportunity for a commercial property lawyer to join a successful team in our Norwich office in a growing firm which enjoys an excellent reputation and can offer good career prospects.

Working for one of the regions leading commercial law firms, our lawyers are engaged in the highest quality work in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The information provided in relation to PQE is provided for guidance only and will not be determinative in the recruitment decision. Any applicant with more or less PQE than that mentioned in the vacancy details will be considered on their individual merits.

Data security:
• Ensure you are aware of and comply with all information security policies of the organisation relevant to your business role;
• Report any actual or potential security breaches; and
• Contribute to risk assessment where required.

All employees have the authority to act to prevent an information security incident from occurring or escalating, where possible.

Equal opportunities

We are committed to recruiting individuals on merits of suitability for each role, on the basis of qualifications and experience. All applications are treated fairly and equally regardless of sexual orientation, race, disability, religious beliefs and any other protected characteristic, ensuring that there are equal opportunities at all stages of the recruitment process.

Core Benefits
• 25 days holiday (FTE) plus Bank Holidays
• Long Service holiday award – 1 extra week every 10 years continuous service
• Private Healthcare with BUPA (offered after probation is passed)
• Scottish Widows Pension Scheme (5% employer / 5% Employee)
• Staff Profit Share / Salary sacrifice (Pensions, Staff Profit Share)
• Life Assurance - 4 x salary / Permanent Health Insurance
• Paid ESG day (Environmental, Social and Governance)
• Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Leave
• Subsidised gym membership
• Electric car scheme
• Eye Care Voucher
• Agile Working Policy
• Dress for your Day Policy

Birketts is a flexible business which has embraced a hybrid working model where our colleagues enjoy a mix of home and office working. We welcome applications from people looking for flexible, agile and part time roles and we are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.


Category : Lawyer
Posted : December 7, 2023
Salary : N/A
Experience : 1 Months

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