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Fee Earner | Bridgwater, Somerset | Permanent | £Negotiable

This is an exciting opportunity for a Fee Earner with a solid grounding in Commercial Property law behind them, to establish an excellent future career in a growing Somerset/Dorset law firm with a regional presence and the reputation of being a great place to work.

The Commercial Property department of this modern thinking Legal 500 firm is growing rapidly, bringing exciting opportunities. We would like to hear from Candidates with a minimum of 2 – 5 years PQE in a good range of Commercial Property work.

The firm is developing a great reputation in a spectrum of legal services and you will have the opportunity to work alongside some highly professional colleagues from other areas of law, which is an ideal way to develop a fully rounded future career path. If you are looking for future career development and progression prospects, then there is a real opportunity here for the right person.

You should have excellent Networking and Client facing skills and be confident to represent the firm and help with marketing generally. If you are looking for future career development and progression prospects, then there is a real opportunity here for the right person.

Due to the growth within the commercial property team, an opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Property Fee Earner to come in and play their own part in the firm's success story. The current commercial property practice covers all areas of property including planning, property litigation, construction and real estate and we are looking to increase its client base. We are seeking to appoint an individual into the firm who is well known in the market place and who is a well established individual with an excellent reputation.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-5 years PQE. Applicants will have experience of all aspects of commercial property including acquisitions and disposals, real estate finance and property development. This well established practice is looking for a bright and ambitious individual who have an impressive network of contacts who will continue to provide new instructions. Your reputation will speak for itself as will your client recommendations in the local market.

You will help the firm to achieve profit objectives, market the firm and add to its professional network. Key to this role is to provide a proactive and constructive input into the firm's strategy. You will optimise the performance of the team working with them to achieve profitability. You will manage the firm's notable clients and maintain the high level of service expected, as well as managing a focused and driven team (including billings). This will include personal and team development.

You will have the ability to bring clients and fees of at least your own costs and have a track record in building turnover as well as relationships with clients. You must also be able to prove you can be an ambassador for the firm and be able to win/retain clients. An ability to train and develop a team as well as moving the department forward with innovative ideas would be a distinct advantage.

To apply please forward your most recent CV directly to the consultant, Michael Wilde at, and not via the website.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.