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Commercial Property Solicitor

Location:Cork, Remote

Job Length:Permanent


Firm:Shields Sadleir LLP

Job Type:Full Time

Email Address:recruit@sslt.ie


Practice Area:

Web Address:http://www.sslt.ie

Shields Sadleir LLP are a commercial legal and tax firm based in Cork city centre with a strong commercial client base. They have a vacancy for a Commercial Property Solicitor to join their Property Department on a permanent basis five-day week or more flexible hours available. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated, tech-savvy, bright individual with a strong interest in working on large commercial transactions.

Salary and benefit:

  • Excellent salary commensurate with experience;
  • Access to a sophisticated efficient IT system;
  • Access to online legal resources such as bloomsbury and lexis PSL;
  • Cork city location and modern attractive offices;
  • Opportunity to work partly remotely also;
  • Minimum 20 days annual leave pro-rata;
  • Flexible working arrangements (4 or 5 day week);
  • Nearby city centre first class accommodation immediately available as part of the package.

Role and responsibilities may include:

  • Investigation of title for commercial lending transactions;
  • Acting for commercial clients on commercial property transactions including business parks;
  • Acting for commercial clients in drafting and negotiating commercial leases involving multi-tenanted buildings;
  • Acting for a number of large renewable energy developers in the area of solar and hydro energy leases and wayleaves.


  • High academic achiever;
  • Ideally from a large, medium or boutique corporate law firm in Ireland or the UK;
  • Minimum 5 years' post qualification experience (less experience considered for an exceptional candidate);
  • Strong legal drafting, legal analytical and legal research skills;
  • Interest in and knowledge in respect of handling commercial leases and wayleaves;
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Outlook, Word and Excel;
  • Willingness to adopt firm house style and improve firm templates;
  • Strong interest in continuously upskilling to the latest technology;
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and friendly and efficient communication with clients;
  • Commercially aware.

If your skill set matches this vacancy please email a CV and short cover letter in strictest of confidence to Aoife Shields at recruit@sslt.ie. Early application advisable.

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