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    Real Estate Solicitor - London

    Job Description

    An international law firm is seeking a Solicitor to join their leading Real Estate department.

    The Firm

    Our client is a law firm with 1100+ people worldwide, including more than 180 partners. The headquarters are in London, with 8 offices across Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Their experience encompasses corporate, commercial litigation and arbitration, employment, pensions and private wealth, finance, marine, and international trade, and real estate and projects.

    The Team

    With international expertise and broad experience in every kind of commercial and residential property transaction, the firm's real estate practice advises clients all over the world. These clients include major property companies, institutional investors, banks, hotel groups, public sector organisations, and corporate occupiers.

    This role is part of a 40 strong team in London of highly committed, top legal talent, including six partners and over 20 associates. The team has extensive experience in investment acquisitions and disposals, financings and refinancing’s, development projects including planning and environmental advice, sale and leasebacks and other structures, and general commercial real estate management matters.

    The Opportunity

    They are currently seeking a Real Estate Associate to join their Real Estate team.

    Main Responsibilities

    • Analysing risks and advising on the best ways of addressing those risks
    • Clear, concise, and unambiguous preparation and drafting of documentation
    • Conducting legal research using internal and external knowledge management resources
    • Liaison with clients
    • Managing transactions
    • Building excellent working relationships with clients and peers within Stephenson Harwood
    • Developing own informal internal and external network of contacts
    • Attending business development and profile raising events (client seminars, graduate recruitment activities)
    • Assisting in the preparation of legal articles

    The successful candidate will have:

    • Extensive legal commercial real estate experience, including buying and selling, asset management, and ideally development
    • Qualified lawyer with experience of working on complex landlord and tenant, investment, and ideally development work for demanding corporate clients
    • Demonstrable experience of responding quickly and effectively to client requests and of holding their own in challenging conversations and negotiations
    • Excellent academic and professional qualifications required

    Please do not hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or