Property Development Solicitor

Manchester – £30,000 - £38,000

A market leading, North West Property business is looking for a commercially astute Solicitor to join their In-House legal team. The role would suit someone with some exposure to acquisitions, sale documents and development agreements and is interested in working In-house. Salary is dependent on individual experience and candidates will also receive a generous performance based bonus and variety of other benefits.

This successful property business employs around 2000 people across the UK and is continuously expanding. As part of the wider In-house Legal team, you will sit within the acquisitions division and will work alongside a small team of lawyers and paralegals in providing advice on anything from option agreements, development contracts, and design and build agreements. The in-house team works collaboratively so you will have the opportunity to act on all transaction undertaken by the business (UK Wide) and assist senior solicitors with more complex projects.

The business is offering a competitive package and the opportunity to grow your Property experience in a supportive and flexible working environment. Alongside your salary and benefits, which include a generous annual bonus and car allowance, you will be provided with a budget for career development and given the flexibility to attend courses and learn more about the market. The successful candidate will also enjoy sensible working hours however some travel will be involved.

Applications are invited from experienced and confident Property Solicitors, of around NQ 3 years PQE, who have experience in development, sale and acquisition transactions Those with In-house experience are particularly encouraged to apply, however all candidates will be considered and we're interested in speaking to those currently in private practice.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a junior Commercial Property to make the move in-house please send your CV for immediate consideration.

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Nick Barrass

Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360

Nick is part of our In-House team, operating across the North of England for all sizes of business across a variety of sectors. Nick handles candidates of all levels from Paralegals to General Counsel, ensuring they find the perfect fit for their next career move. He works with longstanding businesses which have established Legal teams, as well as those who are trying to build new Legal functions and make that important 1st In-House Legal Hire. Prior to Douglas Scott, he worked for 2 years at a Financial Services Recruiter and has 6 years’ experience in the Real Estate Finance sector. Nick studied Sport and Exercise Science at Liverpool John Moores University. 

"I would like to thank you for all of your efforts in dealing with my recruitment. You and Lara have both been a pleasure to deal with. You are both a credit to your field and I would be sure to use your services again."

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Commercial Property Law, Real Estate and Development
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, In House
  • Salary: £30,000 - £38,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Manchester
  • Reference: 35217855

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