Real Estate Associate Solicitor – 1608

Salary £100,000 - £160,000
Job Type Permanent
Location Finsbury, London

My client, a Top Tier International firm, is recruiting for a Real Estate Associate Solicitor to join their firm in Finsbury, London.

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 large strong team in London of highly committed, top legal talent. The team have extensive experience of 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.

They also offer wider services to our real estate clients by working closely with their finance, tax, corporate and construction teams in other practice groups.

They are seeking talented experienced lawyers at the associate and senior associate level to join this well respected practice.

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

Attributes/Skills Required

• Demonstrates values of individuality, commitment, teamwork and straight talking
• Ambitious self-starter with a strong desire to take on responsibility and play a key role in developing the firm's real estate practice
• Exhibits an understanding of the firm’s position in the market and how it distinguishes its services from its competitors
• Entrepreneurial, with broad commercial awareness
• Cooperative and collaborative in approach and is able to develop excellent working relationships at all levels and roles


• 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

Should you have any questions or wish to apply please do not hesitate to contact Clear Legal and Financial Recruitment.

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Job Title: Real Estate Associate Solicitor - 1608
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