Residential Development Solicitor

£37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
18 Oct 2019
15 Nov 2019
Rachael Mann
Full time
Contract type

Enjoy residential or commercial property work but want to handle more complex matters? Then read on!

We are currently working on a fantastic opportunity for a Property solicitor to join a highly regarded Law firm in Leeds. This award winning firm are genuinely an employer of choice and will offer the opportunity to both work with other highly experienced professionals as well as being able to take primary responsibility for some of your own matters. The firm is well-respected and has developed a strong culture based on attracting talented people who want to build their career with them and are very well known in the Leeds market. They have a great reputation for being an enjoyable place to work and one where employees stay long-term.

The role
The role offers the chance to get stuck into a broad range of work including but not limited to; site acquisitions and disposals, funding documentation, and infrastructure agreements within residential development. Clients include national household names, local developers, landowners and registered providers.

You will be working closely alongside the 2 existing partners and a number of associates in the team assisting them on their files as well as running some of your own smaller matters. They are very close knit and team orientated, meaning plenty of support for you at the early stages of your career.

Despite not being one of the national firms you have the luxury of a planning team and a construction team, both of whom you will work closely, as well as back office support that is of a really high calibre.

There will be plenty of client contact within this role, and given the amount of repeat business that they undertake you will get to know the clients well.

The candidate
Due to the work on offer the firm is really looking for a junior solicitor to join them. Property experience is key whether this be someone with good quality residential conveyancing experience looking for a step up or someone with experience in commercial property looking for a change. Knowledge of the house building sector would be ideal however they are happy to offer specific sector training.

They are looking for someone who has excellent standards when it comes to client delivery and service and who is genuinely a team player. Personality fit is important to them both as a team and a firm, they are looking for someone who is very down to earth and sociable. It's a lovely working environment and they are keen to continue to extend this.

This is an excellent role within a practice that we have successfully worked with for many years, they have a fantastic reputation and really do provide an working environment that offers career progression within a supportive and friendly firm who are moving forward quickly.

How to apply
If you are interested in this role, or would like to find out more about the opportunity please contact Rachael Mann at Sacco Mann or another member of our Private Practice team. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms please see our website.