New Qualified Associate in Corporate Real Estate (0-3 PQE)

TSR Legal
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
19 Jun 2019
19 Jul 2019
Full time
Contract type

New Qualified Associate in Corporate Real Estate (0-3 PQE)

Real Estate

Full time/Part time: Full time



My client is known for their commercial awareness and industry knowledge and for providing innovative and tailored solution for every client.


As a full service law firm,  they act  for the public and private sector across the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and the USA providing legal advice to clients across its company commercial, human resources, litigation and dispute management, and real estate practices.


They have become one of the largest law firms in the world and a great place to work and develop your career.


The Team


They have one of the largest full service Real Estate teams of any global law practice and are consistently ranked in directories worldwide. They act for 62 of the FTSE 100, 58 of the Fortune 100 and 92 of the Fortune 200 and are also on the panels of 25 major international banks and several hundred global companies.


Their landmark deals include the £1.2 billion acquisition and development financing of The Shard in London, securing a development agreement for Facebook’s new 250,000 square foot European headquarters on London’s Oxford Street, the $1.6 billion acquisition of the landmark skyscraper 1285 Avenue of the Americas in New York City and advising one of the world’s largest tech companies on its corporate office portfolio across EMEA and Asia Pacific.


The Role


The successful candidate will predominantly work for a key client within the Transport sector. You will be working with a Team made up of senior and junior solicitors managing your own significant caseload of circa 70-80 cases. The role involves dealing with land acquisitions for significant infrastructure projects. As part of the role, you can expect to undertake a range of land transactions work including amongst other things acquiring land by compulsory purchase and general vesting declarations, dealing with easements, licences and disposal of surplus land.


In addition to the above you will also work with other significant Transport client’s dealing with a range of  landlord and tenant and asset management transactions.


The role will require the successful applicant to have direct responsibility for all aspects of  transactions and be expected to liaise directly with clients throughout the entire process. The role would therefore suit a candidate with excellent communications skills who is happy to take on responsibility of working with important clients within a niche area of real estate.


Skills and experience:

  • Excellent academic qualifications (minimum 2.1 at degree level);
  • 0-3 years qualified with technical skills in real estate transactions, as well as landlord and tenant transactions;
  • Ideally hold previous experience of dealing with a large public sector client.


Key competencies:


  • Team player;
  • Bright, personable and confident Associate;
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to manage own caseload from start to finish;
  • Ability to build strong relationships (both internally and with clients);
  • Ability to think innovatively and to embrace technology and new ways of working;
  • Client focused and a good communicator with a strong practical approach to your workload


They a modern, progressive law firm. We think differently and we’ve built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through. The firm believes that innovation comes from having an inclusive culture of genuine equality and diversity.


For a confidential discussion on this role please contact Daniel Mason at our head offices

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