Real Estate Associate, 1-6 PQE, Leading Mid-Tier City Firm (Legal 500 & Chambers Rated)
We have offices in London and the US, employ more than 700 people, with over 400 lawyers offering a wide range of legal services to companies and individuals. In every area of the law that we operate, we pride ourselves in providing a best in class service to our clients. Specifically we offer the following legal services: corporate; dispute resolution; employment; family; private client; and real estate. An entrepreneurial spirit - where candour and involvement are key - characterises our ability to develop and execute the strategies required to achieve our clients’ goals in all these areas. We are an independent firm with an international footprint that extends far beyond our offices in London and New York.
The Real Estate department's core practice areas include construction, development and urban regeneration, fashion and retail, investment, planning and environment, residential, dispute resolution, finance and taxation. Our clients span both the world of corporate and private wealth giving us a unique perspective on the market. Our infrastructure of connections and investors coupled with our understanding of the complex policy landscape, are both highly valued by our clients. We find practical commercial solutions, underpinned by a tenacious determination to get the deal done. We offer a one stop shop for property services from acquisition and planning, through to construction, disposal and asset management, encompassing both commercial and residential property.
Leading transactions including day-to-day client care and co-ordinating advice from other practice areas and departments
Assisting on department wide transactions including drafting certificates and reports
Drafting and negotiating a wide range of transaction documents and carrying out due diligence
•Ideally extensive and varied commercial property experience including sales, acquisitions, leases and financing
•Previous development experience
•Ideally 1-6 years PQE
•Ideally has deal management experience
•Strong communication skills and the ability to explain complex information clearly and concisely
•Excellent writing and drafting skills
•Strong academic background
•Excellent attention to detail
•Excellent organisational skills
•Ability to effectively manage own workload
•Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels
•Ability to work independently and as part of a team
•Personable and confident, able to build relationships with partners/ key stakeholders
•Resilient and calm under pressure
•Adaptable and flexible approach
•Pro-active and takes initiative
Please note that this job profile is not an exhaustive list of duties but merely an outline of the key components of the role.