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Real Estate Solicitor

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Gateley

19d ago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Entry & Junior Level
  • Legal
  • Birmingham

AI generated summary

  • You need 0-2 years PQE, passion for law, real estate development experience, ambition to build client network, strong interpersonal skills, team player, driven, detail-oriented, professional.
  • You will work on advising developers in the logistics, residential, and retail sectors on acquisitions, funding, development, and disposals. Develop your career as a real estate specialist with household name clients in the Midlands. Flexibility in office and home-based work.

Requirements

  • This opportunity is open to a newly qualified Solicitor (with a trainee seat or previous paralegal experience in real estate development law) or a solicitor with up to 2 years' PQE. The ideal candidate will have a real passion for the law and a foundation in real estate development work, experience in either assisting on logistics or high rise residential transactions (or a mix of both) would be highly advantageous. We will also consider candidates with a broad and general real estate background.
  • Candidates will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
  • Between NQ - 2 years’ PQE level experience advising on real estate matters.
  • Ambition to build and grow a network of clients within professional services.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and a confident manner in engaging with clients and colleagues.
  • A strong team work ethic and the ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Drive, commitment, self-motivation and a "can do" attitude.
  • The ability to always exercise discretion and professionalism.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.

Responsibilities

  • Gateley have a fantastic opening for a Real Estate Solicitor to join its Birmingham office. This is a rare opportunity to be mentored and work closely with Real Estate Partners; Chris Adams and Ray Simpson, as well as colleagues across the Real Estate Unit.
  • This is a hands-on role, and you will assist in advising a variety of Midlands and London based commercial property developers specialising in the logistics, high rise residential and retail and leisure sectors. Projects have included the acquisition, funding, development, and disposal of land across a variety of sectors. The team also advises on general real estate management issues.
  • This is a great chance to develop your legal career as a real estate specialist working with household name developers and other clients across the Midlands. At Gateley we will encourage you to take advantage of the wide range of training and guidance available to specialists in real estate law. The role will ideally be based in our Birmingham office. The working pattern offers flexibility and will accommodate an agile mix of office and home-based working.

FAQs

What type of projects will the Real Estate Solicitor be working on?

The Real Estate Solicitor will assist in advising commercial property developers specializing in logistics, high rise residential, and retail and leisure sectors. Projects will include the acquisition, funding, development, and disposal of land across various sectors, as well as general real estate management issues.

What level of experience is required for the Real Estate Solicitor role?

This opportunity is open to a newly qualified Solicitor (with a trainee seat or previous paralegal experience in real estate development law) or a solicitor with up to 2 years' PQE. Candidates should have a foundation in real estate development work, with experience in logistics or high rise residential transactions being advantageous.

What attributes should a candidate for the Real Estate Solicitor role possess?

Candidates should have between NQ - 2 years’ PQE level experience advising on real estate matters, ambition to build and grow a network of clients within professional services, excellent inter-personal skills, and a confident manner in engaging with clients and colleagues. They should also have a strong team work ethic, drive, commitment, self-motivation, exceptional attention to detail, and the ability to always exercise discretion and professionalism.

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