Commercial/Property Litigation, min 5 yrs PQE, Newbury

  • Coffin Mew Solicitors
  • Newbury, United Kingdom
  • Jun 26, 2017
Full time Commercial Litigation Property Litigation

Job Description

At Coffin Mew we have a highly regarded and modern Dispute Resolution team with an established track record and reputation. We currently have two partners, one associate, three solicitors and a Legal assistant.

 We have acted successfully on many high profile cases and can be trusted with the most difficult disputes at the most difficult of times for our clients. We have a breadth of commercial experience across the team, but focus particularly on the following core practice areas:- Corporate/commercial disputes; Shareholder and partnership disputes; Professional negligence claims; Intellectual property disputes; Commercial Property disputes; Breach of confidence, restraint of trade and restrictive covenant disputes; Risk management; Construction disputes and Sports law disputes..

The Role

The role would be for a 5 years plus PQE Solicitor to work closely with the entire team and will be required to undertake fee-earning work and provide a profitable contribution to the work of the team and the firm. The role will require a modern and commercial approach to disputes. 

You will draft court documents, such as: pleadings, witness statements, statements of costs, cost schedules and orders; property notices under sections 25-27 and 40 LTA 1954, section 146 notices, section 8 notices, section 21 notices, and TIWGA notice and concise letters/emails of advice and correspondence to opponents and third parties.

You must have experience of contested and uncontested business lease renewals under the LTA 1954, Dilapidations claims, Possession claims, Service charge claims, Easement and restrictive covenant disputes, Proprietary estoppel claims, Injunctions, Party Wall Act disputes and Enfranchisement and, have an understanding of risk and best practice and a commitment to a collaborative approach to problem-solving.

The role would require you to work with the team on commercial disputes as well as contentious property disputes.

A significant and substantial part of the role will be to proactively engage in Business Development and Marketing and with the assistance of the team develop and implement a Business Development and Marketing plan tailored to the Thames Valley market. There will be a significant opportunity to generate your own work and networks for the Thames Valley.