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Associate - Real Estate - Regeneration/Residential Development (2-4 PQE)

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Real Estate Associate to join our London team. The role will include a wide range of commercial and Real Estate transactional work including Landlord and Tenant matters, commercial leases, investment, and disposal transactions, including portfolio transactions. The candidate will be part of a Real Estate group which covers a very wide range of transactions across the key industry sectors.

The role will suit someone who has excellent people skills who is looking to develop their career within a friendly collegiate team that is widely recognised for its expertise in this area. Whether working with an investor, developer, or occupier you will be part of a team that team which is responsive, focused and will get things moving. Moreover, our real estate team is committed to a jargon-free, practical and commercial approach. Offering a dedicated personal service and value for money for our clients, we work hard to develop and build lasting relationships and truly get to know our clients to deliver a premium service.

As a well-respected team of specialists, we offer the strength and depth that comes from having one of the largest real estate teams in the City of London as well as a highly regarded team across our other global locations. Within the team, we have the full range of experts needed to advise throughout the entire property asset life-cycle from planning, investment and management advice to sale, redevelopment or onward sale and leaseback. We advise on every aspect of commercial property, at all levels of the team – and we strive for excellence and empower our colleagues to do so.

Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Provide legal advice to clients in a succinct, practical, and persuasive manner
  • Manage a substantial and varied workload efficiently and cost effectively with supervision, appropriate to level of expertise
  • Demonstrate good judgement and a good legal and commercial understanding of client’s particular needs
  • Demonstrate a background in residential and regeneration development acquisitions and disposals
  • Draft documents with minimum instruction and supervision, making use of appropriate precedents
  • Apply a commercial approach to research and evaluate relevance and accuracy in delivery of advice
  • Build a strong rapport with clients and identify opportunities to take appropriate steps to follow through
  • Attend and assist in organising and hosting of client marketing events
  • Contribute to group knowledge and know-how initiatives
  • Comply with all relevant legal and regulatory obligations including the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Standards and Regulations, and Principles


Person Specification

  • Be an England and Wales qualified solicitor, 2 to 4 years’ PQE.
  • Be confident to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate excellent time management skills
  • Be organised and capable of running a significant number of files and work matters simultaneously
  • Have the ability to develop effective working relations at all levels with both colleagues and clients
  • Be confident in both verbal and written communication including preparation of reports for a diverse range of clients within the housebuilding sector
  • Be able to undertake (and have proven experience of) complicated title due diligence 
  • Have a flexible approach and willing to go the extra mile


  • Working together
  • Integrity and respect
  • Inclusive
  • Personal impact and growth
  • Driving high standards
  • Commercial mindset
  • Client - centric
  • Responsible Business

For a detailed specification please download the job description in the documents section of this page.

Please note we are not currently accepting agency CVs for this position. If you would like to make an application, please do so directly.  Clicking 'apply' will direct you to the application tracking system, hosted for us by Reach-ATS.com.

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