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Commercial Property Senior Associate

  • £45000 - £65000 per annum

The firm are going though substantial organic growth due to their success and they are looking like minded individuals to join them. This award-winning firm has a rich heritage dating back several decades and offer a clear road map where progression opportunities are in abundance, giving you a springboard to progress your career.

The Firm

The firm have implemented an impressive growth plan where they have expanded from a commercial firm to opening sectors within private client and individual services and there's no signs of them stopping there. It is their reputation across the Merseyside and Cheshire area that has allowed them or grow organically with much of this stemming from cross referrals within the firm.

This practice are award-winning and ranked highly in the legal 500 and chambers directories.

There is an ever expanding and varied client base of HNW individuals and large household names thus giving them a high-profile reputation whilst maintaining their identity as an approachable, sociable, yet a professional firm. They focus their energy on getting results for their clients as they believe client service should be at the forefront of what they do.

The firm prides itself on their friendly and supportive culture across their network of offices. There is a real family feel throughout from the senior management through to trainees at the firm. They believe is nurturing and developing legal talent, working side by side with their team to ensure full potential is reached. This is well demonstrated through their staff retention rate and investment in their staff's career aspirations.

The firm believe in work-life balance and offer agile working, they house many working parents and working from home is commonplace amongst their workforce.

The Role

The firm are seeking a Commercial Property Senior Associate to join their modern, and growing Chester office.

You will deal with a broad client base, including individual and corporate investors, commercial banks, insolvency practitioners and developers, covering many industry sectors. The sheer level of variety will make for an interesting caseload. The department house heavy hitting lawyers that are recognised in the Legal 500.

You work on a high value caseload will involve sales and purchases, commercial financing, corporate disposal and acquisition, landlord and tenant, land and property development and estate management.

Due to the expansion of the team and increased workloads, the role comes with prospects for career progression and development.


You will be a Real Estate Solicitor with at least 7 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)You will have first-class communication, outstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flairExperience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essentialA transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous


Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and very lucrative bonus scheme

This is an excellent opportunity for a Commercial Property Senior Associate, to join this dynamic, growing and forward-thinking practice based in the heart of Chester.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

Contentious Probate Solicitor

  • £40000 - £55000 per annum

Are you looking to join a regional heavyweight firm that is recognised as industry leaders within their practices? This firm has progression opportunities in place for the people that want to take the career to the next level.

The Firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked regional firm have a rich heritage dating back several decades. Despite them being established for many decades, they are innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic and continue to evolve; it is this approach that ensures they continue to stay ahead of the game. They still have the same values and ethos of which the founding Partners built the firm on, which continues to serve them well.

They are very client focused, and everything they do focuses around putting the client at the forefront. It's this mantra and approach, which continues to ensure that their majority of all their instructions come from referrals. They employ talented Lawyers that have taken a commercial approach to legal services. Their Lawyers are passionate and have a creative flair, this is well demonstrated by their marketing and business development activities. They have over the years set trends with their quirky and new marketing initiatives.

You will find a strong leadership team at the firm; they have an ethos engrained that everyone has a voice and they are always open to listening to a new idea. They like to take on board fresh ideas so that they are still ahead of the curve.

The firm believes in nurturing and developing legal talent throughout their staff's careers, working side by side with their team to ensure they reach their full potential and achieving their career aspirations. Nothing demonstrates this better than their unrivalled staff retention rate and that fact that many of their Partners started at the firm as trainees. It's this philosophy stands them out as a first-choice employer and has also won them several awards over the years.

All fee earners are given full access to support staff, making sure you are always able to work efficiently. Each fee earner is individually assessed in terms of what support they need so it's not "one glove fits all".

There is an enjoyable social aspect to working at the practice. The firm pride themselves on giving back to the staff as they believe everyone should be rewarded for the hard work they put in, making staff feel valued and very much at the core of the business. You will find a family feel throughout the firm, despite their size, the Managing Partner knows everyone by first name and takes the time to spend time with staff at all levels.

The Role

Due to a thriving practice, the firm is seeking a new Contentious Probate Solicitor 3 years PQE

You will work within a busy and experienced team, providing a high quality of services on all aspects of contentious wills, trusts, and probate cases for a wide range of client. In addition to technical expertise, a strong people focus is key given the extremely sensitive nature of this kind of work.

You will work closely alongside established Partners and as a result; will be exposed to some very excellent quality work.

To add some more strings to your bow, the department sit with the Private Client team, so there will be an opportunity to carry out non transactional work of wills and probates in addition to this.


You will be a Solicitor 3 years PQE with experience in contentious probate client workExperience within private client would also be highly advantageousYou will have good communication and be a team playerA meticulous eye for detailYou will have a pragmatic approach to your work


Salary is competitive around market rate, which will be dependent on experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus schemeExcellent career prospects, no glass ceilings

This Contentious Probate Solicitor opportunity to join a substantial and dynamic firm in central Chester is one not to be missed, with excellent career progression on offer.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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