Burges Salmon Bristol, UK
Oct 03, 2018Full time
Job Title Rural Property Lawyer Work Type Full Time - Permanent Experience 0+ years PQE Job Location Bristol Level Lawyer Description We are looking to recruit a Rural Property Lawyer with excellent academics, together with evidence of high quality relevant experience. You will be comfortable working with both private clients and corporate/institutional clients and their agents. Detailed knowledge of agricultural property law is not required, as training will be provided. Team The core non-contentious Rural Property team comprises two partners and two senior associates working with a dedicated team of solicitors and legal executives. We are property lawyers who form a key part of the firm's multidisciplinary Food and Farming specialism, which advises food retailers, distributors, processors and producers alongside landowners and farmers. We work closely with our private client and dispute resolution teams as well as with lawyers in allied areas such as banking, planning, environment, energy and corporate law. “ Clients are quick to praise the team’s efficiency, responsiveness and ability to provide clear and practical solutions to complex legal matters .” (Chambers 2018) Work Recognised for their sophisticated level of expertise, the team's work encompasses all areas of rural life and business, from lifestyle buyers of country houses to historic landowners managing estates and well established rural businesses expanding into new projects. We have a national practice spread across Scotland as well as England and Wales, dealing regularly with all of the major rural land agents and other multipliers. We act on the sale, purchase, leasing and mortgaging of farms, estates, country houses and other rural properties and advise on a wide range of issues arising from the ownership, occupation and management of rural land and buildings. Clients include significant rural landowners including The Crown Estate and charities, such as National Trust and The Woodland Trust, the Environment Agency, as well as numerous private owners and occupiers. Further information https://www.burges-salmon.com/expertise/specialist-expertise/food-and-farming/rural-property-transactions/ We offer competitive salaries and a generous relocation allowance.