Commercial Property Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Bristol
£50000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
26 Apr 2021
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As a Commercial Property lawyer, are you driven in supporting social housing providers, keen to be hands-on in some of the more interesting developments in the UK?

Join the experts in the sector, offering ongoing progression and reward in a Legal 500 team renowned for achievement.

The Firm

Top 75 and Tier 1 ranked across numerous legal verticals; they are considered a go-to for both national and international commercial entities in both the London and national market, owing to their legal acumen, quality of service and unrivalled reputation within the market.

The firm is 450 strong, based across 4 offices with a high percentage of staff rising through the ranks as home-grown nurtured talent; this is evidenced by the ample number of internal promotions that lead to Partnership.

Consistently receiving praise and accolades nationally, the firm is regarded as a Legal 500 Leading Firm, ranked by Chambers UK, and one of The Times Best Law firms in the UK to name a few.

Focusing solely on commercial law, the firm strides in com­mercial, corporate, property, finance, regulatory, employment and litigation. All teams appreciate the importance of longstanding partnership with clients, razor-sharp market insight and commerciality, with this mindset resulting in the firm sitting firmly at the top of the ladder across all metrics.

Closer to home in Bristol, the numerous teams and the overall firm often receives media attention due to work they undertake, how their staff are nurtured and for the investment put back into the community.

The firm has a fundamental commitment to all people, with a mantra of being "People-focused" in everything that they do. Their aspiration for individual excellence allows staff to immediately work towards their personal career goals with the firm's full support.

Fee earners work in balanced, forward-thinking and collaborative teams, with support from those more senior to hand, coupled with Paralegal and technological support to aid in your time being used effectively.

The Role

2+ PQE Commercial Property Lawyer to join Legal 500 Bristol Top 75 in an Associate role in support of Social Housing Developments

Following ongoing and significant growth across all Property team, a talented lawyer is required to advise clients on the full range of property matters within the social housing market, emphasising land acquisition and development work for clients involved in the delivery of affordable housing.

You will have a high degree of experience in acting for buyers and or housebuilders and have a continued interest in supporting social housing projects.

The team draws the attention of some of the largest developers of their sort in the UK, being a firm that's nous is within the public sector/non-profit sector.

You will be hands on with client relations, quickly rise to become an expert in the field and be met with a progression trajectory that is afforded to very few in property law.

The Requirements

  • 2+ relevant PQE in Commercial Property (no PQE ceiling)
  • Experience in and/or passion for social housing developments
  • Willingness to develop legal expertise, coupled with a hunger to progress and specialise within the team
  • Creativity in solving problems, along with the communication skills and foresight required to form and nurture relationships with colleagues and clients alike.

Salary and benefits

The firm is committed to providing an evolving benefit package, those benefits include but are not limited to;

  • Competitive salary based on PQE, applicable to regular and ongoing reviews
  • Up to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and Xmas
  • Income Protection
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Company Pension

This role is the leading opportunity for an ambitious, driven, and career motivated Commercial Property lawyer to join one of the UK's top Social Development units.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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