Commercial Property Lawyer

Battens Solicitors Yeovil United Kingdom Commercial Property Hybrid

Company Description

About Us: Battens would not be able to deliver an exceptional service to clients without our talented and hardworking staff. We recognise the hugely important role they play in the ongoing success and development of our business.

Battens has a 300-year history, but it is a forward- thinking firm.

Our workplace is:

  • stimulating
  • inclusive
  • collaborative
  • empowering

Staff are truly valued at Battens which means they stay with us long-term and build their futures here.

Commercial Property Solicitor

Any Battens office location

Salary starting from £38,000 (Experience based bandings)

Hybrid working available

9am-5.15pm | Monday-Friday (Flexibility available)


We are currently recruiting for a commercial property solicitor to join our busy team.

The successful candidate will be working within a friendly and enthusiastic multi-office team and could be based in any of our offices to suit the candidate’s location, with hybrid working arrangements if desired.

Our commercial property team has a strong reputation locally and we have a number of high profile clients based locally, London and across the country.


The role would suit a candidate with 2+ years’ PQE. You will be dealing with a mixed caseload of commercial property matters including acquisitions and disposals, leases, lease renewals and lease management matters, property finance and development matters and corporate transaction support. You will also have the benefit of support from specialist lawyers in the firm’s planning, litigation, construction, and residential teams.

Other information

We reward our staff for their dedication and expertise with a broad package of benefits:

  • life assurance from the first day of employment
  • a salary sacrifice scheme or a group pension where Battens pay in 4%
  • income protection
  • holiday - 26 days per year, increasing to 30 days with length of service
  • a range of discounted legal services provided by Battens, including free conveyancing
  • generous staff recruitment bonus scheme
  • everyone has an extra day’s holiday on their birthday
  • access to mental health services, including therapy sessions
  • employee assistance programme
  • critical illness cover

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Vacancy Applicant Privacy Notice

This privacy notice sets out:

  • what data we collect from you
  • how we use it
  • why we need it
  • who we share it with
  • how long we keep it for

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. All personal identifiable information about you that either you provide to us, or is given to us from a third party, will only be used in accordance with this privacy notice.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 30/05/2018.

Who does this notice apply to?

This notice applies to any person who submits an application for a position of employment with Battens Solicitors, whether the position is for an employee, trainee, locum, work experience or intern.

This notice will also apply to any person whose details we receive from recruitment agents or other third parties trying to find them employment

What data do we collect?

  • Any information you type into the application form on this website, such as your name, address, contact details, education, qualifications, and employment history
  • The covering letter and CV that you upload to this website
  • Any application forms, letters, and CVs that we receive by any communication methods, either directly from you or through a third party, such as a recruitment agency, school teacher, college tutor, current employer, or your friends and family
  • Any communications you send us concerning your application or your search for employment at Battens

What do we do with the information and why do we need it?

  • We only use the information you provide for the purposes of assessing your application and communicating with you regarding your application and any other suitable job vacancies

Who has access to the data?

  • The data is available to members of staff involved in the recruitment process. This will include HR, Directors and the relevant department leaders

How long do we keep it for?

  • We will keep applications, CVs and other communication from applicants for 6 months, at which point it will be deleted or destroyed
  • If your application is successful and you accept an offer of employment, your data will be reused as per our Employee Privacy Notice, which you will be given before your employment starts
  • You can withdraw your application and ask us to delete all of your information by contacting us

Further information

Please email David Polson, our Data Protection Officer at [email protected]

Last updated: 20/09/2023

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