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Head of Property

£45000.00 - £58000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Kent Sittingbourne

Managing this Role


Joe Bryant

Senior Recruitment Consultant - South East
0203 865 2113

Are you seeking an opportunity to be the Head of Property and one of Kents most prominent and ambitious practices?

This role will give you excellent client contact with some of the biggest and interesting clients in the industry, as well as a high level of commercial and business acumen and exposure to high calibre work and clients rarely seen outside of London. This firm in general deal heavily with top regional level work, often with well-known household names- from airline companies, to Football Clubs and supermarket chains- but on top of this offers a great work life balance, instant office camaraderie and kinship, and a team work ethos that will give you the chance to thrive.

This is a great opportunity to be Head of Department a growing property team, business develop and market for the firm making this one of the most exciting positions in the South-East.

The Firm

The practice deals with such a wide variety of clients, ranging from technology SME, right up to multinational FTSE 250, household names.

The firm is well managed, with a strong leadership team. Partners are more accessible than in other similar sized firms; this way of working has helped more junior Lawyers to obtain a level of PQE ahead of their years.

You will find a working environment that is professional, friendly, entrepreneurial, and supportive. Employees at the firm benefit from a strong social scene; there are always several events on a weekly basis, despite the firms size they have a nice family feel running throughout. this practice has created a fantastic culture of which they maintain and focus on high quality levels of work, coupled with not losing their sense of familiarity thus steering clear of 'stuffy' corporate values.

The Role

Because this firm is expanding, they are looking for a Head of Property to spearhead further growth.

This firm already punches well above their weight in terms of quality of work and they are now looking for someone to take this department to the next level. They deal with both commercial and residential matters and the ideal candidate with be competent in both aspects of property. The latter will represent the bulk of the work but commercial property is at the heart of this practices' strategy moving forwards.

You will be working alongside several other fee-earners assisting in their own development and the growth of the team. The firm promote a fast-paced environment therefore experience in management and leadership is preferred.


  • You will be a Senior Property Solicitor or current Head of department
  • You will have prior evidence of departmental/team leadership
  • You will need experience in both residential, and commercial property
  • You will have evidence of meeting billings targets
  • You will have a keen interest of business development and marketing

Whats on offer?

  • An above market rate salary dependant on experience and business case
  • Financial support from the firm to invest and grow the team
  • An existing caseload to inherit consisting of regional and national clients

This is a great opportunity to be Head of Property at one of Kents fastest growing practices.