In-House Residential Development Solicitor

Warrington – £50,000 - £65,000

Job Title: In House Residential Development Solicitor
Basic Salary: Up to £60k + Car + Bonus, Health
Working Pattern: Currently fully remote. Post Covid plan to do 2-3 days from home flexibly.

Douglas Scott are working with a National Property Development business, supporting their search for an experienced Residential Development Solicitor to join their recently expanded In House Legal function.

Reporting to the Head of Legal, the role will provide the opportunity for an ambitious solicitor to manage all aspects of Residential Development transactions as a key part of the UK Legal team. You will undertake complex work, as well as taking on some of the team supervision responsibilites.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • 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, including supporting colleagues on Site Set Ups, JVA's,Option Agreements, Disposals and Section 106's etc…
  • Working with various senior stakeholders across the business to ensure targets are met
  • Oversight and guidance of junior legal colleagues.

The ideal candidate will be/have the following:

  • A UK qualified solicitor (5 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 resi development and land acquisition matters
  • Candidates from both private practice and in-house businesses will be considered
  • Ideally specific experience working with developers will be preferred, but applications still invited if not

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Nick Barrass

Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360

nick@douglas-scott.co.uk

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: In House
  • Salary: £50,000 - £65,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Warrington
  • Reference: 36945867

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