Residential Development Associate

£48000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
14 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
Joe Rees
Full time
Contract type

The opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity for any Solicitor who is looking to work for one of the pre-eminent residential development teams currently operating in the North of England.

Work comes from high profile regional and national house builders and is of unparalleled quality.

This position would suit Residential Development Solicitors who are looking for that next step in their career and the chance to gain exposure to a wide and varied caseload of residential development matters. Applications are also welcomed from Real Estate Solicitors with more general property-based experience who are looking for a move into a more varied role which offers plenty of scope for career development.

The firm

The firm has cemented its reputation in recent years for residential development work. They currently work for all of the top 10 and 18 of the top 20 largest UK housebuilders (by unit numbers).

The details

The Residential Development Team is looking to take and invest in a Real Estate or Residential Development Solicitor from upwards of 4 years PQE.

The Department offers a full service to private developers and housing associations in areas of commercial property and commercial and residential development law, acting for a broad range of national and regional house builders, RP's, local authorities and funders.

The firm are keen to appoint a Residential Development Solicitor to advise on:

  • Complex and large-scale land acquisitions
  • Site set-ups
  • Option agreements
  • Site assembly
  • Collaboration agreements between developers
  • Disposals of serviced parcels
  • Funding arrangements
  • Strategic options
  • Urban regeneration
  • HCA grant arrangements

What is on offer

  • Salary in excess of £53,000
  • 25 days Annual Leave per annum - increasing to 32 days BUPA Private Healthcare
  • Prolonged (Long Term) Disability Scheme
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit Employee Bonus Scheme
  • Enhanced Occupational Sick Pay
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity
  • Buy and Release Annual Leave Scheme
  • Team Bonus

The next steps

This a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading law firm with the guarantee of good quality work at an ideally located office in central Leeds.

Stated PQE and salary levels are for guidance only. All applications demonstrating the skills necessary to fulfil the role will be considered.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply through the advert or contact Joe Rees at Thornton Legal directly. All applications treated in strictest confidence.

About us

Thornton Legal is a leading independent recruitment company with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of an evolving legal landscape. The way we go about our business within the legal recruitment industry is a refreshing change to many of our competitors, demonstrated by the testimonials we regularly receive. We regularly hear from candidates that we are supportive from initial contact through to interview and beyond, and it is often noted that we are honest, hardworking and go beyond expectations.