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Corporate Members 2021

3PB Albion Chambers Ashfords Barcan + Kirby Battens Beale & Co BLM Burges Salmon Clarke Willmott CMS CMNO Cooke Painter Ltd Clyde & Co DAC Beachcroft The Family Law Practice Foot Anstey (including Enable Law) Fussell Wright GL Law Guildhall Chambers Irwin Mitchell Solicitors Lyons Davidson Marc White & Co Meade King Osborne Clarke Paragon Costs Solutions Queen Square Chambers … more


BLS features in Bristol Post oldest thriving companies in Bristol

Excerpt from the article: How Bristol’s oldest companies are still thriving after more than 100 years in business They include the city’s last-surviving chocolate maker a wine merchant and a tannery. Why do some companies struggle to survive beyond a year while others flourish for hundreds? Although more than 90 per cent of small companies in Britain will survive one … more


No 12, The Meeting Rooms – Conference, Meeting and Mediation Rooms for Hire

Please note that the BLS office is shut to members at present as we continue to work from home during the pandemic.  Bristol Law Society’s suite of conference and meeting rooms including a suite of mediation rooms are conveniently located in the centre between the Waterfront Area and the Old City in a modern building situated on the corner of … more


Plot Sales Lawyer – VWV Bristol


At VWV our plot sales area have a unique opportunity to join a well-respected new development team with excellent local reputation, acting for a national and local developer. The residential conveyancing team is recognised for quality service in the South West and beyond. Headed up by Jackie Roe, a CILEx qualified lawyer with a wealth of experience in all aspects of conveyancing.

 

Is This Your Next Career Move?

Based in Bristol you will liaise with developers on site from the sales team to directors for new build houses or flats or mixed use developments. If you enjoy building valuable and lasting relationships with key contacts, this role will certainly enable you to do so. You will be dealing with the plot sales and associated documentation, replying to enquiries and managing the updates. In this role you will be invaluable in overseeing and ensuring the smooth progress of all property transactions.

Plot sales sits within the wider residential conveyancing team who are on hand to guide clients through the conveyancing process from start to finish for all different types of properties including freehold, leasehold, new build, listed, flats and houses.  The plot sales team are crucial to the broader department and the firm as a whole as many of our developer clients have a wide range of other legal needs.

If you have an interest in plot sales and working with developers we would love to hear from you. You don’t even need to be a qualified lawyer, however previous experience with developers is key.

Why Choose Us?

With around 450 employees we’re a sizeable firm that still continues to grow, known for its friendly and welcoming culture where team work and collaboration is key, watch this short video to see what our people have to say about us.

For safety at this time our people are working remotely, though everyone is looking forward to getting back to the office at least part time, where our lovely culture is clear to see.  We work hard but we also have fun and we’re missing that social interaction with each other that really embeds our culture.  That said, we have video meeting capability so we can still stay in contact as much as possible.  This unusual time has proved we can work effectively as a business from home if needs be, so whilst we don’t yet know how things will look when we return to our offices, what we do know now, is we can discuss the individual flexible needs for every employee and team without agility barriers.

We offer a competitive salary, holiday allowance that increases after 12 months with the firm, contribute to your pension pot, have an informal dress code which allows you to dress appropriately for your day no matter what day it is, give you private healthcare and life assurance, as well as offering a range of discounts with local businesses and with so many excellent internal training programmes on offer to everyone it’s so easy to develop and improve your skills.

We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity, we’re striving to create an environment where everyone, regardless of background, can reach their full potential.

So Who Are We Hoping Will Apply?

You’ll have at least 2 years’ experience of working with developers, in particular on new build residential sales. Perhaps you are a qualified solicitor or a legal executive looking to qualify or become a licensed conveyancer. You may even be a commercial property solicitor looking to make the move to new development work. Or you may not be qualified at all, but have worked for a developer and that’s sparked your interest to work on the other side of the residential sales process.

Whatever your background, qualifications or job title, you will be able to offer that experience with developers. You’ll be well organised and will excel at building client relationships and embody our core values around team work, commerciality and putting the client at the centre of everything we do.

For more details of the essential and desirable experience we’re looking for, please click on the attached job description link. Plot Sales Lawyer April 2021

For full details and to apply via the applicant tracking system please click here