We advise individuals, families, businesses, financial services, educational and not-for-profit organisations on every aspect of the law, wherever the need arises. From our offices in London we work with trusted professionals around the world to deliver a seamless international service.
Our clients value our in-depth knowledge, technical excellence and diversity of disciplines. But what really binds our long-standing relationships with them is our approach: pragmatic, plain speaking and always steadfast in our values, which we hold dear. Values which mean we gain our clients’ trust, always strive to do the right thing, and aim for the best results for them.
With specialists in all areas of property law, the Property department provides complex multi- faceted advice in relation to commercial, residential, and rural property matters. We also advise on the full range of construction, planning and environmental law, including risk management and environmental permissions, working with a client base that includes landowners, investors and institutions.
Improve and maintain (and, where relevant, develop) the specialist precedents, standard form documents and example documents relevant to the Residential Property and Secured Lending team.Work alongside the other Knowledge Lawyers in the department where precedents and guidance etc might be of wider relevance and application.Develop and maintain related guidance notes.Keep precedents, example and standard form documents and guidance notes up to date, including ensuring that the relevant section of the intranet and knowledge database is maintained and kept up to date.To assist with and, where required, undertake compliance related work liaising with the firm’s Risk & Compliance department as necessary.
Ensure fee earners’ knowledge of the KM content and systems is up to date and manage and promote the use of those systems accordingly.Consider, and if advised, assist to implement any additional tools, technology solutions or platforms which might assist the fee earners.Work with the Library to ensure that the Property department has access to the legal information resources it needs, inputting into the Research Resources budgeting process as required.Update and expand the Property department’s information and specialist Residential Property and Secured Lending know how material available on the intranet and the firm’s know how database.