Residential Property Solicitor– Permanent, Full Time, Wellington

    A top 200 law firm, with an excellent reputation locally and regionally, Porter Dodson has enjoyed significant growth in recent years and is continuing to grow, providing a supportive and collaborative working environment with genuine opportunities for progression and career development.

    This key senior appointment will be based in the Firm’s Wellington office with supervisory and management responsibility for both the Wellington and Taunton residential property teams. Working closely with the Head of Department, you will help to deliver on the strategic drivers of the business in relation to both the above teams whilst focusing on providing a quality service to the Firm’s high net-worth clients. The role will focus on building strong business relationships with land agents who deal predominantly in fine homes.

    You must be technically strong across all areas of the residential property sector and be able to demonstrate experience acting for high net worth clients. Aspects of the role will require experience in:

    • Registered and unregistered land; freehold and leasehold

    • Residential development i.e. easements and conditional contracts

    The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong leadership and people skills, preferably with experience of running a successful team. You will be a commercial and strategic thinker who has a strong business development track record and an obvious enthusiasm for networking and developing business.

    A key appointment for the business, this role demonstrates the Firm’s commitment to developing its residential property offering in line with the Firm’s wider development and growth strategy.

    If you are interested in applying for this position and feel that you have the necessary skills and experience, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to