Parnalls Solicitors has been one of the leading legal firms in the West Country. Our staff are committed to helping all our clients deal with the legal aspects of life. Our forte is to combine sound, old fashioned values with the latest in legal thinking and technology to offer a premium local service and experience, at rates which are more competitive than larger city-based firms.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Commercial and Residential Property Solicitor to join our team.

The Role

We require an experienced Commercial and Residential Property Solicitor, who is an excellent communicator and can be active in building and developing client relationships as well as managing a busy and varied caseload. A familiarity with rural and agricultural property matters is important due to the nature of our client base.

You will also be required to assist in managing the department and you would be required to motivate, lead, support and coach the department to enable the effective completion of our services to the best standards possible.

Essential Skills

Minimum of 5 years post qualification experience of working in all areas of Commercial and Residential Property Law

Experience to include general commercial property transactions such as negotiating leases for landlord and tenants, development agreements, property finance, acquisitions of development sites, portfolio acquisitions and sales, overages, freehold purchases and sales

Ability to manage files competently

Willingness to participate in the firm’s training and development programme

Desirable Skills

Flexibility and ability to manage a busy caseload

Commercial awareness

Good communication skills

A team player who can adapt priorities to meet tight deadlines

Drive and enthusiasm for the commercial property sector

Strong IT and Microsoft Office skills

A knowledge of the SOS document management system would be an advantage

The Details

This is a full-time role based in our Launceston office, therefore applicants need to be resident within a commutable distance. The hours are 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday with a good holiday allocation. We provide A People’s Pension and Parnall Peto – an employee benefit scheme. Competitive salary.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to