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Alice Neal
Permanent | Salary: £80000
Development Solicitor 3-5 years’ PQE

Development Solicitor 3-5 years’ PQE London £65k-£85k plus bonus and excellent benefits Our client has been based in the City of London for over 150 years, they also have offices in Leeds and Colchester. They would describe themselves as a full-service law firm with specialists in Corporate/Commercial, Civil Litigation,...

Development Solicitor 3-5 years’ PQE

Development Solicitor 3-5 years’ PQE

London

£65k-£85k plus bonus and excellent benefits

Our client has been based in the City of London for over 150 years, they also have offices in Leeds and Colchester. They would describe themselves as a full-service law firm with specialists in Corporate/Commercial, Civil Litigation, Housing, Employment, Real Estate, Projects, and Property Development.

The role

They are looking to recruit a Lawyer to work within their Real Estate – Development team which is at the heart of the firm’s business. The successful candidate will be part of a team of 7 strong partner department working of a variety of property transactions with a broad range of clients:

  • Social housing
  • Care homes
  • Private developers
  • Acting on sites and developments

A main aspect of the role will be supporting and assisting a partner in the team, but also assisting with developing junior members of the team.

  • Specialising in site acquisitions and development projects
  • Covering a full range of property related legal issues
  • Giving advice on draft section 106 agreements and planning
  • Development agreements
  • Providing conditional contracts and option agreements
  • Solving potential problems through to legal completion
  • Constantly updating clients with progress and meet their deadlines
  • Drafting and negotiating agreements for lease, leases and licenses.
  • Understanding of/structuring transactions with reference to SDLT and VAT
  • dealing with access rights.
  • highways and drainage (with paralegal support).
  • conditional contracts and option agreements.
  • nomination agreements (we will provide training if necessary).
  • S38, S104 and S278 adoption and highways agreements (with paralegal support).
  • Statutory utility easements, leases and transfers (with paralegal support).

A Full job description is available on request

What they are looking for

  • 3-5 years PQE UK Qualified Solicitor
  • Experience of site acquisitions and development work
  • Ideally 2:1-degree level
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A high attention to detail to produce work / documentation

 

If you feel you would be a good fit and would like to learn more about this opportunity, then contact Alice Neal at alice@lrlegal.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion on 0208 464 2524 or 07904922615.

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