Real Estate Solicitor - Senior Associate

Competitive + Benefits
26 Sep 2018
24 Oct 2018
Taylor Wessing Account
Full time
Contract type
OUR CLIENT - Taylor Wessing. G2 Legal is exclusively retained by Taylor Wessing to fulfil all its recruitment requirements for the new Taylor Wessing Liverpool office.

Taylor Wessing is a leading international, full service law firm working with clients in the world’s most dynamic and expanding markets.  With 32 offices in 19 countries globally, they have now expanded into Liverpool with a vision for long-term commitment in the UK to complement their London offering. The move will allow Taylor Wessing to deliver a best value service for its clients, utilising resources locally, whilst continuing to invest in, attract and retain quality talent in Liverpool. 

Liverpool is a vibrant city, and the ethos of Taylor Wessing to provide an environment that enables creativity to thrive combines the two cultures brilliantly.
THE ROLE - Real Estate Solicitor - Senior Associate (5-8 PQE)
THE BRIEF - On behalf of Taylor Wessing, G2 Legal is retained to recruit a Real Estate Solicitor at Senior Associate level to work from the new Liverpool office in the heart of the city.
You will work in the Liverpool real estate team, as part of the wider real estate group. Working alongside partners, associates, trainee solicitors and PSL’s, the real estate group is one of the most wide ranging in the UK and is recognised as a leader in undertaking work across the whole real estate sector. The real estate team is award winning having won 'Property Team of the Year' at the British Legal Awards as well as 'Real Estate Team of the Year' at the Lawyer Awards in close succession, an achievement unique to Taylor Wessing as an international law firm.
The real estate practice provides expert advice across the whole range of commercial property transactions and the group works both nationally and globally, with a significant proportion of business coming from the US, Middle East and Far East.  The group regularly advises on investment deals in excess of £100m and development deals with end values of around £500m. 
Key areas of focus include:
  • Development
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Investment – Acquisitions and Disposals
  • Investment Funds
  • Asset Management
  • Hotels and Leisure
The clients truly value the full service offering across real estate including disputes, construction, planning and environmental, corporate structuring, finance and bespoke tax advice.  As such clients' stay loyal to Taylor Wessing, demonstrating the strength and depth of practice and client relationships.
You will join the real estate group sitting in Liverpool, to undertake a wide range of real estate transactions, working closely at partner level. This will encompass the full stretch of commercial property work including development, landlord & tenant, investment and management of portfolios for a range of clients in the key focus areas.  
We are looking for a commercial property solicitor with around 5-8 years' PQE and a strong academic background.  The position sits at senior associate level and applications are encouraged from associates from 4 years' PQE,  if you feel you have the proven requisite skills and experience to progress to senior associate level upon entry.  Ideally you will have developed your practice within the real estate team at a leading national or strong regional law firm.  This role will allow you to further develop your real estate experience across the full stretch of the groups' practice areas and importantly will allow you to build your own client relationships.  As such a focus on business development and proven experience of client relationship management will need to be demonstrated together with a good commercial awareness to be able to deliver commercial focused advice to the groups' clients.
There will also be the opportunity for supervision and mentoring of associates and paralegals within the Liverpool real estate team.
Taylor Wessing is a progressive and innovative law firm truly allowing you to develop your legal career at the forefront of real estate law.  With an excellent market leading salary and outstanding benefits package this is an exceptional opportunity for a real estate solicitor to join this leading international law firm in Liverpool at senior associate level.
G2 Legal is retained exclusively for the recruitment of this role and all other vacancies at Taylor Wessing in Liverpool. All third-party CVs will not be considered by Taylor Wessing and should be sent directly to Rachel Darlington at G2 Legal.