A new opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Commercial Property Solicitor to join our busy and growing firm. The ideal candidate will be 4+ years PQE and seeking genuine career progression. In addition, you will be passionate about growing and developing our Commercial Property team and generating new business.

About You

  • Currently a Solicitor with 4+ years PQE
  • Strong commercial property experience
  • You gain job satisfaction from providing the highest level of client service
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to win new clients
  • An excellent communicator
  • A passion for networking
  • A hard worker who wants to develop their legal career and progress quickly
  • Always willing to learn and try new things
  • Trustworthy and professional
  • A team player willing to help out colleagues

About the Role

  • A varied caseload of sales and purchases of commercial property for our existing clients whilst establishing new client relationships within the local market.
  • Ability to lead and grow a successful commercial department.
  • Commercial Leases (acting for both Landlord and Tenant)
  • Surrendering and Assigning Leases (acting for both Landlord and Tenant)
  • Commercial Property Sales and Purchases
  • SIPP purchases with leasebacks
  • Option Agreements (acting for both Owner and Developer)
  • Residential Lease Extensions & Collective Enfranchisement

Hours: Monday – Friday 9 am – 5.30 pm


  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Medicash, Health cash plan (Upon successful completion of probation)
  • Professional training and personal development courses as needed
  • Expenses paid for Networking and Corporate events
  • Friendly working environment
  • Team lunches
  • Discounted parking with Q-Park
  • Always an unhealthy amount of cake in the office kitchen!

Does this sound like the perfect role?

If so, send your CV and covering letter to HR@backhouse-solicitors.co.uk