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Associate Real Estate/Commercial Property Solicitor

Clayton Legal
England, London, City of London
£55000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
12 Nov 2021

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Practice area
Conveyancing - commercial
1 year
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Are you looking to further your career as a Commercial property/Real Estate Solicitor?

I am currently working with a highly regarded Top 200 law firm, who are looking for an individual to join their Real Estate team and specialise in site acquisition and development projects for their clients.

The successful candidate will be a technically able and commercially astute with proven experience advising a diverse mix of clients on a broad range of property matters. They will possess noble negotiation and influencing skills and have a good knowledge within the area of commercial property whilst supporting the Head of Department and other Partners undertake various business development activities and should feel confident undertaking such duties and in building relationships with the firm's existing clients.

Key Responsibilities include but are not exclusive to:

  • Assist the Partners and Senior Associates with client instructions, providing quality, client-focused, legal advice.
  • Drafting and negotiating legal documentation and running transactions both on their own and as part of a team.
  • Professionally and effectively corresponding with all parties associated with matters.
  • Advise clients of costs and disbursements related to matter/s at the beginning and throughout the transaction/s.
  • Support the Head of Property and other Property Partners on business development and marketing activities to achieve departmental and firm-wide targets.
  • Ensure personal and firm compliance in line with the SRA's rules and regulations and reporting any concerns to the Head of Department.
  • Undertake necessary client due diligence, informing and escalating to the Firm's Risk & Compliance Manager where necessary.
  • Ensure time recordings are accurately recorded, processed and charged in accordance with the Firm's billing procedures.
  • Undertake continuous professional development (CPD) activities to support professional and personal development.

This role offers an extremely competitive starting salary of £55,000 - £65,000 (Dependent on experience)!

If this role is of interest, please call Lewis Taylor on 02037149446 or forward to your most recent CV to

At Clayton Legal we passionately believe your talent matters, so we specialise in recruiting the best talent and connecting this to your opportunities. Based in the Northwest, our pedigree and service levels give those looking to make a move a refreshingly different recruitment experience. You will work with experienced professionals, dedicated to your success.


The legal job market has changed significantly in the last two years. Social media and our connected world mean that both law firms and the legal talent they seek to attract, want and expect more. A positive customer experience in today’s legal recruitment landscape is critical.

Time pressed leaders and busy legal professional’s want the advice, support and exceptional service of specialist legal recruiters, and this is where Clayton Legal excel.
Clayton Legal have been recruiting on behalf of Law firms across the UK since 1999 placing upwards of 5000 Partners, Solicitors, Paralegals and support staff into exciting new careers.

Our 20-year record of success has enabled us to develop trusted relationships with many of the UKs law firms including; the Legal 500, Top 200 and smaller and independent regional law firms. We work in partnership with all our customers to deliver on both career expectations and business drivers.

We recruit at all levels within a law firm and in-house legal departments including; Partners, Solicitors, Paralegal, and Legal Support Staff and in house a range of Senior and more junior General Counsel roles.

Our regional teams ensure that firms are guaranteed local and regional focus whilst having access to a national talent pool of opportunities. Our teams are focused in:- 

  • The North West 
  • Yorkshire /Humberside and Scotland 
  • The West and East Midlands  
  • London and the Home Counties 
  • The South West 

We specialise in all areas of private client and commercial law from Partner level, Associate, Solicitor and Unqualified fee earners to Paralegal in addition to specialist skills within a Legal Practice including:

  • Property Law Residential, Commercial and Real Estate
  • Litigation, Civil and commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Company /Commercial
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury Including all areas of Negligence.
  • Private client including Family law, will trust, Probate
  • Compliance and Regulatory Law
  • Banking
  • Cost Lawyers
  • Practice Management /Legal Cashiers
  • Legal Secretarial
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Legal IT

Our 20-year experience and record of success means we are able to give you access to the latest Legal vacancies within your specific sector and specialism we also give you access to:

  • Expert career advice guiding you through every step of the journey to secure your next career move including expert advice on salary, interview capability, offer management through our regular contact
  • Up to date salary and market information in your sector 
  • Regular market information including salary data and reports  
  • Assistance with offer management 
  • Access to a range of resources to assist in your next legal career move 
  • Access to our mobile app (Download Clayton Legal) 

If you want to take your legal career to the next level partner with the team here at Clayton Legal, your trusted legal recruitment expert, with a 20-year success record in the legal recruitment market.

Alternatively, you can visit our website or email us at


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