Title Property Lawyer
Salary 40/80K
Location Cornwall Devon SWUK
Job Information

Property Lawyer

Cornwall Devon SWUK

40/80K + Bonus

Commercial  & Residential work

Contentious and Non-Contentious work

Planning Applications

Property Developer client specialist

Client Following = Partner Designate

Executive Search starts November 2013

As the leading legal recruitment search business that is based in the SWUK;  we have been retained to find the above sort of specialist lawyer.

We currently recruit lawyers for international law firms based in the USA, UAE, Europe and Asia Pacific, world-wide regions.

Our client a well-established and now expanding law firm that has a reputation as one of the leading property transaction experts in the SWUK are looking to appoint an all-round property lawyer.

The position will involve both contentious and non-contentious work which is as as follows.



  • Freehold and leasehold sales and purchases of retail, leisure, hotel, industrial and office property.
  • Hotel and leisure business sales and purchases (sale and purchase agreement).
  • Drafting of commercial/green leases on commercial property incorporating the standard commercial property conditions.
  • Assignment and sub-lettings of commercial property.
  • Raising and replying to standard CPSE 1-4.
  • Drafting of sale contract in relation to the sale of land and property.
  • Licencing issues – premises and personal licence and TUPE.
  • Carrying out both standard and non-standard bespoke searches.
  • Investigation of title and ensuring that the property complies with current health and safety legislation – gas and electrical certificates and EPC etc.
  • Exchange of contracts.
  • Requisitions on title and completion.
  • Arranging of Indemnity insurance against a restrictive covenant etc
  • Land registry and SDLT formalities.



  •  Serving section 8 and section 21 notices on residential tenants
  • Possession order claims.
  • Claims for outstanding monies due from rent arrears/damage caused to property etc.
  • Application for warrant of execution.
  • Section 146 notices with regards to breach of covenant in commercial leases.
  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 disputes – Landlords grounds for refusal of new lease.
  • Dispute arising over assignment and sub-letting of commercial property.
  • Forfeiture and remedies available on commercial property.
  • Boundary disputes and claims.
  • Termination and renewal of business tenancies – serving section 25 and section 26 notices and extension of time notices to the court.
  • Drafting claim form and particulars of claim to the court.
  • Drafting of Tomlin orders etc
  • Will be doing the ADR accreditation certificate in mediation (commercial route) for Mediation work throughout the South West.



  • Freehold and Leasehold sales and purchases’ of Country houses, cottages and city center flats.
  • Rule 2 letters and complying with money laundering checks.
  • Dealing with Sellers Property Information form and Fixtures and Fittings form.
  • Obtaining office copies of title, raising and replying to purchaser inquiries, carrying out local, environmental and highway searches etc
  • Dealing with unregistered land – epitome of title
  • Dealing with Management company enquiries on leasehold property.
  • Drafting of Sale contract.
  • Managing other key staff.
  • Exchange of contracts through the Law Society approved methods.
  • Requisitions on title and drafting completion statement.
  • Completion and Post completion formalities – Redemption of mortgage through DS1/END, SDLT on-line formalities, lodging TR1/FR1 at Land Registry and replying to Land registry requisitions.

To apply for this position please contact: Ashley Armstrong LLB, Jonny Scott-Slater or  Karen Palmer

Telephone – 01872 274227

Mail CV2 – cornishexecutive@aol.com

Confidentiality is always assured

Secreto semper Certus.

40-80K + Bonus