Senior Real Estate Finance Lawyer

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England, London, City of London
£85000 - £120000 per annum + Excellent benefits
24 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
Jason Connolly
Practice area
Banking and finance
Full time
Contract type

Are you seeking an opportunity to progress with a specialist Real Estate firm that punches well above their weight, dealing with the highest quality City work? This is an extremely entrepreneurial practice.

This firm are seeking a Senior Real Estate Finance Lawyer for their City of London office.

The firm

A specialist Real Estate firm who are ranked highly in the Legal 500 is looking to expand. This firm has one of the best-known names for quality Real Estate work and punches well above their weight; their work quality is on par with top City firms.

Many of the lawyers are ranked in the Chambers, they deal with transactions at a Magic Circle level and have over 200 years of expertise. The firm attracts many Lawyers from Magic and Silver circles looking for a high quality of work but wanting to work in more of a relaxed environment and perhaps have a better work-life balance. The firm work with all the large banks and have a Real Estate focus in all the areas they practice across. They have recently attracted two new teams from top City firms; this acquisition has significantly increased workload. The firm now has just over 50 fee earners in total.

The culture of this firm stands them out from the crowd. They are very dynamic, incredibly entrepreneurial, and very progressive. If you are currently working in a top-heavy department and looking for a route to Partnership, this firm could offer a springboard to Partnership. Equally, the firm is keen to hear from Partners looking for a lateral move.

The role

The Real Estate Finance department specifically houses Finance and Banking lawyers who are specialists in Real Estate Finance. The firm does not take on Real Estate Lawyers looking to practice Real Estate Finance. This level of expertise has put them ahead of the curve, the quality of work is industry leading. The department acts for; Lenders, Financial Institutions, Funds, Sponsors, Developers, and Borrowers. The department deals with re-financings worth between £30-£600million. You will have real autonomy to meet with clients and get very involved in business development.

You will deal with an exceptional quality of work, working with some of the most prestigious lenders and financial institutions. You will deal with your own caseload and oversee more junior members of the team.


  • You will be a Real Estate Finance Lawyer with at least 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit in terms of experience)
  • You will be based in the City of London
  • You will have a good billings history
  • This role comes with excellent prospects for progression, including Partnership.
  • You should have good exposure and a strong technical knowledge
  • You will be dealing with an excellent quality of work, on par, with top City firms
  • Salary is negotiable depending on experience, plus a lucrative bonus structure and benefits package.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Real Estate Finance Lawyer to join a leading, niche, Legal 500 firm based in the City.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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