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  • Location:

    Reading

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Alfie Steadman

  • Contact email:

    Alfie.Steadman@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH88235_1654003885

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-30

  • Start date:

    ASAP


The Firm

A large and leading firm are looking for an experienced residential property lawyer to join their development team as an Associate in Guildford, Reading or London.

The firm have a huge and international reach with roughly 400 solicitors across several continents. They have been subject to a variety of awards (including Law Firm of the Year) whilst frequently featuring in the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners directories. For these reasons, the firm is renowned across the Country and working in a firm of such a calibre is an excellent career move for any lawyer.

The firm/department are forward thinking in their attitude to working from home, and you will normally only be required in the office a couple of days per week. The firm pay competitively and provide a generous bonus system, health care, top quality training and many more benefits.

The Role

The residential development department is known as one of the leading in the UK, acting for the largest and most successful house-builder clients both nationally and abroad.

You will be joining the site acquisition team and work will include: assisting on large-scale land acquisitions, collaboration agreements between developers, funding arrangements, strategic options, etc.

You will be working amongst highly respected and Legal 500 ranked lawyers, so this is an excellent opportunity to learn from the best as well as to expand your network.

The Candidate

To be successful in your application, you will:

- Be a residential property solicitor, legal executive or licensed conveyancer.
- Have at least 4 years of residential property experience (however, less experienced candidates are also invited to apply).
- Preferably, have residential development experience, and experience in site set-up is particularly desirable.
- Have a strong commercial acumen and attention to detail.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an highly reputable firm in an award winning department with top-quality benefits and hybrid working.

Please apply as directed or confidentially contact Alfie Steadman at Search Legal for more information.