Legal Counsel - Real Estate

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
21 Feb 2019
21 Mar 2019
Tom Bagley
Full time
Contract type

Job Title: Legal Counsel - Real Estate

Salary: £30k - £40k

Location: Liverpool/Manchester

Douglas Scott are working with a national property business who are looking for two commercially astute and confident solicitors to join their in-house legal team. The role would suit someone with experience of acquisitions & sale documents, development agreements and would like to utilise their skills in an in-house environment. Salary is dependent on individual experience and candidates will also receive a generous performance based bonus and variety of other benefits.

This successful property business employs thousands of people across the UK and they are continuously expanding. As part of the wider In-house Legal team, you will sit within the acquisitions division and will work alongside a national team of lawyers and paralegals in providing advice on anything from option agreements, development agreements and design and build agreements. Whilst you will have responsibility for your own region, the team works collaboratively and as such you will also be involved in coaching more junior members of the team and assisting with more complex projects.

The business is offering a competitive package and the opportunity to grow your Property experience in a supportive and flexible working environment. Alongside your salary and benefits, which include a generous annual bonus and car allowance, you will be provided with a budget for career development and given the flexibility to attend courses and learn more about the market. The successful candidate will also enjoy sensible working hours however some travel will be involved.

Applications are invited from experienced and confident Property Solicitors, of around NQ - 4 years PQE, who have significant experience in developments, sales and acquisitions. Those with in-house experience are particularly encouraged to apply, however all candidates will be considered and we're interested in speaking to those currently in private practice.

If you're interested and would like to find out a bit more, please apply using an up to date CV and we'll be in touch to discuss further.

Please contact Tom Bagley, Recruitment Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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