Senior Property Lawyer (5+PQE)

Reading – £55,000 - £70,000

Senior Property Lawyer


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Solicitor 5+ yr PQE to assist the Development and House Building Team of a top tier legal 500 firm based in Reading.

The team advises on a wide range of commercial and residential matters. The Development and House Building Team focuses on the acquisition and disposals of development land, planning and construction matters and secured acquisition and development finance.

The successful senior property lawyer should have a track record of working largely autonomously advising clients on acquisitions and disposals or development land and have a good understanding of related SDLT and planning processes and legislation and an ability to advise on planning and infrastructure agreements. Experience of advising house builders is preferred.

Experience required in:

- secured lending
- preparing sites for disposals of units
- easements and covenants
- non-contentious construction documentation

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Emily Flewitt

Senior Recruitment Consultant
0203 846 3071

Emily joined Douglas Scott in March 2017, initially as part of the Master Vendor team of consultants focusing on the recruitment for one specialised client account. Emily went on to join the National Support desk where she concentrated on business support roles within law firms. Currently Emily works on the London and South East region desk covering private practice and working with a range of small regional practices, boutique firms and larger national practices including well-established departments as well as emerging firms. Emily graduated from the University of Central Lancashire in 2016 and studied Criminology and Criminal Justice. Previous to this, she completed her A-levels in Business studies, ICT and Sociology. 

"Emily is extremely professional, helpful and really approachable. I found her a delight to communicate with. If it wasn’t for her I wouldn’t have put myself forward for a particular role. She deserves a big thank you for helping me."

Client Development Executive | London

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Commercial Property Law, Landlord and Tenant, Residential Conveyancing, Real Estate and Development, Social Housing (Non Contentious)
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, Private Practice
  • Salary: £55,000 - £70,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Reading
  • Reference: 42754

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