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Senior Residential Property Solicitor | 5 + years PQE | London


Job Description

An opportunity not to be missed for a Senior Residential Property Solicitor to join a close-knit team who have been ranked in the Chambers and Partners High-Net Worth Guide 2020.

The Firm

Our client is an internationally recognised law firm based in central London. For over 80 years they have been recognised for providing the highest quality legal advice and services and have been at the forefront of some of the UK's most important judicial cases and decisions.

The firm is highly regarded, and often recommended by other lawyers and is known for combining creative solutions with legal excellence and commercial pragmatism. Its lawyers often work on high-profile and sensitive matters in the public eye.

The Team

Their team of expert residential property solicitors regularly advises on a wide range of residential property transactions across the UK.

The residential property lawyers possess a wealth of experience in dealing with prime and super-prime London houses and apartments, as well as houses in the country including listed properties.

The team is known in the market for its diligence and commitment to its clients. In recognition of this, they are ranked in the Chambers and Partners High-Net-Worth Guide 2020.

The Opportunity

The firm is looking to recruit an Associate or Senior Associate to join their team and work closely with the Partners and Fee-Earners in the provision of advice to the firm’s clients. The successful candidate will gain exposure to a range of work but will predominately focus on high-value residential and residential development matters.

Responsibilities will include:  

  • Acting on the sale and purchase of high value residential property (including off-plan and new build properties)
  • Acting for developers on the acquisition and disposal of residential developments
  • Building and maintaining client relationships
  • Taking an active role in departmental meetings including knowhow meetings
  • Supervising junior members of the team
  • To participate in the marketing and business development of the firm’s practice, and in particular the real estate team, by writing articles and blogs and dealing with internet enquiries.

The Candidate

The team is looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual with a commercial outlook who has a desire to develop and grow the residential section of the Real Estate team.

The candidate must be able to create relationships with the department’s demanding client base which is a mix of high net worth individuals, international investors, entrepreneurs, and private property companies. As a close-knit team, they are looking for a team player who can work well with all members of this busy and supportive department.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ideally, be 5+ year PQE solicitor
  • A demonstrable enthusiasm for real estate law with the ability to grasp the intellectual demands of the industry
  • GDL/LPC/BPTC qualification
  • Excellent academic achievements, ideally with a minimum 2:1 degree

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

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