In-house Senior Real Estate Solicitor

Northampton – £1 - £999,999

Job Title:In-house Senior Real Estate Solicitor - Acquisitions & Developments
Location: Northampton
Flexibility: Full remote working during Covid with a mix of remote, office and site based afterwards
Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience

Douglas Scott are working with a leading national housebuilder in the search for two new solicitors to join their large in-house legal team. This position as a senior solicitor within the business will advise across land acquisition and development matters, management and oversight of team members with board level responsibilities.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

• Dealing with the acquisition of sites for development and a wide variety of ancillary matters arising during or post site acquisition.
• Leading and assisting on instructions, on a wide variety of development matters such as Site Set Ups, JVA's, Affordable Housing Disposals and Section 106's etc…
• Working with various senior stakeholders, attending specific board meetings with responsibility for performance and progress reporting.
• Oversight and guidance of junior legal colleagues.

The ideal candidate will be/have the following:

• A UK qualified solicitor (10 PQE + as a rough guide but lesser will be considered dependant on experience)
• Must be a real estate/property solicitor with significant demonstrable experience within development and land acquisition matters
• Candidates from both private practice and in-house businesses will be considered
• Ideally, you'll have worked with major housebuilders but if not, specific experience working with developers will be preferred.

If you'd like to be considered for this vacancy, please apply by sending an up to date CV and I'll endeavour to respond ASAP.


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Tom Bagley

Senior Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360

tom.bagley@douglas-scott.co.uk

Tom joined Douglas Scott in 2017 as part of the In-house team. He works with a range of top businesses across various sectors of the In-house market to place legal professionals, from paralegal through to General Counsel. Prior to Douglas Scott, Tom worked for 2 and a half years for a Financial Services sector based recruitment agency. During this period he specialised in the placement of interim risk and compliance contractors. Tom has a degree in Sports Injury Rehabilitation.

"Tom provided an exceptional service. He was very quick to respond to my queries and talked extensively about the role, so I felt prepared going into the interview. I will definitely recommend Douglas Scott in the future."

In-house Legal Counsel | Manchester


Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Real Estate and Development
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, In House
  • Salary: £1 - £999,999
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Northampton
  • Reference: 42367

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