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Property Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Closing date
13 Apr 2021
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Property Solicitor

A fantastic opportunity for a Property Solicitor to join the Social Housing team of a very well respected National firm in Leeds,

Following Lender wins and some high profile projects the Property department has grown over the last few years with further growth on the horizon making this an exciting time to join the firm and be a part of its continued success.

The successful Solicitor will be a commercial property solicitor with 3-5 years PQE able to take on an existing caseload within the busy housing team. There are genuine promotion prospects for those with the ambition and skills to do so.

This role will involve advising clients on the full range of property matters in the social housing market, but with particular emphasis on land acquisition and development work for clients involved in the delivery of affordable housing. The ability also to deal with the following would be a real plus:

  • Negotiation of housing land acquisitions, golden brick agreements and development agreements.
  • Preparation of robust reports on title and advice notes.
  • Preparation of reports on documents and executive summaries.
  • Both freehold and leasehold transactions
  • Property security transactions; and
  • Ongoing management of property portfolios and other landlord and tenant matters.
  • Experience of housing related property work acting for buyers and/or housebuilders is essential.
  • An interest in social housing projects and a desire to specialise in housing work is important.

Strong communication skills with a professional approach to work is key, along with an ability to build swtrong interpersonal relationships ,
Excellent project management skills and the ability to work efficiently to meet deadlines. This role calls for a team player who works collaboratively.

Salary is Negotiable DOE
Excellent Staff benefits

For more information please contact Nicola Mackenzie on 0113 467 7571


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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