Solicitor

PQE: 1 year +
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Department: Real Estate
Location: Southampton
The firm

We became BDB Pitmans in 2018 following the merger of legacy firms Bircham Dyson Bell (BDB) and Pitmans Law.  Based at offices in London, Cambridge, Reading and Southampton we approach every case with the bigger picture in mind. Above all, our focus is on doing things right. And doing them well. So we build longstanding and mutually beneficial client relationships based on trust and genuine partnership.

BDB Pitmans is a place where people feel free to be themselves. Regardless of their position, we treat everyone fairly – encouraging our teams to be confident and express opinions in an honest and trusting environment. We show care, respect and concern for each other and who we work with. Actively promoting a healthy work-life balance, and giving employees the necessary tools to help them achieve this.  In 2021 the firm, through the Best Companies to Work For accreditation, were recognised as one of the 20 Best Law Firms to work for in the UK and one of the 100 Best Companies to work for in the South East.

The team

A Solicitor in the Real Estate Department to undertake general commercial property work for a variety of clients.

The opportunity

The position involves acting on sales and acquisitions (by private treaty and by auction), letting (for landlord and tenant), property management (dealing with licences to assign, underlet and alter etc) and property finance. The role is expected to encompass a broad base of general commercial property work as detailed above including providing property assistance on corporate transactions.  The role requires a good knowledge of land law, landlord and tenant law, land registration and property tax

As a member of the department the candidate will be expected to lend general support as and when required and contribute in the monthly know-how meetings and in business development.

Who we are looking for
  • 2.1 Degree or higher preferred
  • 1+ years PQE in Real Estate
  • Preferably gained experience in a top 100 firm