Real Estate Associate, 4pqe
A leading UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard” Investors in People, our values and culture are not just words on our website but are the heartbeat of the firm. The lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity makes Shoosmiths a fantastic place to work.
Our Real Estate group is one of the largest real estate teams in the UK, advising an impressive range of clients including commercial and residential developers, investors, major corporate occupiers and banks/funders. Offering exceptional market knowledge the team holds an outstanding reputation with clients and the market generally. “Clients are full of admiration for this team, noting it combines outstanding technical expertise with a “very” responsive service” (Chambers).
With increasing work levels our Leeds team is keen to appoint an additional commercial property legal advisor in our Leeds office. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable expertise in advising development and investment clients on a broad range of real estate matters. The work will include but not limited to the grant and exercise of options, conditional contracts, agreements for lease and pre-lets, development agreements, development management agreements, forward funding and acquisition and disposal work. There is also the chance to represent banks and banks’ customers in putting together development finance and investment finance deals and packages.
This is an ideal platform to join one of the most dynamic and ambitious real estate teams in the country. On offer is an opportunity to work on high quality often complex matters and the team supports individual as well as team development.
Shoosmiths is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.