Real Estate Lawyer
A truly "polycentric" international law firm that fully embraces the diversity of its geography, cultures and legal traditions.
An opportunity for an Associate to join the Real Estate team.
The role would suit a 2-4pqe lawyer however, the firm will consider applicants outside of this.
The team advises clients on a wide variety of high profile domestic and international real estate investment, development and finance transactions.
This includes acting for clearing banks and other lenders , investors, hoteliers, funds and insolvency practitioners on major financings, real estate disposals/acquisitions, landlord and tenant and restructuring/insolvency transactions.
You will undertake a broad and varied range of real estate work and play a fundamental role in business development and within dedicated client service teams.
Assisting on real estate finance, investment based disposals and acquisitions (including corporate share acquisitions), development and restructuring and insolvency transactions
Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial real estate documents, including sale/purchase contracts, development agreements, agreements for lease and leases
Drafting, reviewing and negotiating security documentation and ancillary property documentation on real estate finance transactions
Liaising with the tax, planning, construction, employment, corporate and banking teams as appropriate
Dealing with the usual real estate due diligence requirements such as the preparation/review of certificates/reports of title and summary report
Active participation in business development activities and willingness to instigate own initiatives with support as required
The firm expects the successful candidate to have experience and skills in many of the following:
Experience and understanding of the fundamentals of real estate finance transactions, from both the lender and borrower side.
Experience of real estate investments and development transactions.
Private practice experience of managing own case load and clients is essential.
Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
Able to prioritise and multi-task particularly when working under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Able to interact positively at all levels and be a good team player.
Methodical approach to work with a strong focus on accuracy.
Hardworking and enthusiastic approach to work.
Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.