Property Dispute Resolution Lawyer

Thornton Legal
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
20 May 2021

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We are working with a leading global law firm who are currently looking to add an Associate to their Property Disputes Resolution practice in Manchester. This role will suit a lawyer who has 5 to 8 Years' PQE.

This is a rare opportunity to join one of the largest Property Disputes Resolution practices in the UK handling complex and high-value property litigation and advisory work across a wide range of contentious property issues.

The case load is varied ranging from advising on vacant possession strategies to restrictive covenants and rights to light disputes. The practice represents an enviable client-base including developers, retailers and educational institutions.

You will have gained specific property disputes experience in a City firm or large regional practice, must be technically excellent and commercially astute and enjoy being actively involved in business development.

Ideally you will have experience in the following areas:

  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Telecommunications related disputes, representing land owners and/or operators
  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
  • Lease Renewals
  • Dilapidations
  • Contractual disputes
  • Possession claims
  • Development constraints and rights of light work
  • Rights of first refusal, residential structuring experience, residential tenants' rights ( expertise in enfranchisement/ RTM)
  • Energy and infrastructure related disputes

In return you will have the very best property disputes work within a market leading national team. You will be given early responsibility and opportunities to develop client relationships and have genuine long-term career prospects.

If this Property Disputes Resolution position is of interest, please click 'apply'. If you would prefer to have a chat before applying, then get in touch with Tim Batchelor on 0161 694 0004 or email to get the ball rolling. PQE and salary levels are for guidance only.

Tim is one of the senior consultants at Thornton Legal with a stellar reputation in the Manchester legal market. He works closely with associates, senior associates, legal directors and partners who are looking to make moves across private and commercial practices areas. Tim is regularly instructed as a preferred recruitment partner and often handles vacancies not advertised on-line.


Thornton Legal is an award winning independent recruitment company covering the North West and Yorkshire. 

North West office - 0151 305 5757

Yorkshire office - 0113 323 0777

We work with law firms of all sizes and specialisms. Often we are instructed as their preferred recruitment partner and we regularly handle vacancies not advertised on-line. 

Our clients tell us that we are well informed, straightforward to deal with and take the time to fully understand their requirements. We regularly hear from candidates that we are supportive from initial contact through to interview and beyond, and it is often noted that we honest, hardworking and go beyond expectations.

Get in touch to see what Thornton Legal can do for your legal career or your law firm.

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