Real estate lawyer (full time)
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Willans LLP is a full-service law firm that holds a solid reputation for providing first-class legal advice, high-calibre yet approachable lawyers, and exceptional client care to local, national and international clients.
An opportunity has arisen for a junior lawyer to join our Legal 500 and Chambers rated real estate team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a professional firm where service is paramount.
The team acts for a wide range of UK businesses in sectors such as:
- charities & not-for-profit
- hotels & hospitality
We are seeking a bright and personable individual with a ‘can do’ attitude who is keen to develop their career. You may have a few years’ PQE or you may be newly qualified, possessing the drive and ambition to learn quickly to contribute to the continued growth of the practice in a supportive environment.
A bit about the role & what we need from you
The successful candidate will work as part of the real estate team and will typically be expected to be involved in transactions such as landlord and tenant and property management matters, including:
- negotiating leases and agreements for lease for landlords or tenants
- dealing with applications for consent to assign
- deeds of variation
- lease renewals
- licences to alter
You may be involved in supporting senior solicitors with investment property sales and acquisitions or real estate finance transactions.
You will also assist in departmental marketing initiatives, including writing newsletters, and will be given the opportunity to be involved in firm wide marketing events.
A bit about us
Willans has a reputation for its friendly and supportive working environment, with our central Cheltenham offices overlooking one of the town’s most iconic parks.
Offering training and career development opportunities is just a small part of how we invest in our people. We will support and guide you in building your individual profile, offering opportunities for you to get involved in marketing initiatives both online and offline, including local networking events and functions.
Our lively calendar of relaxed social events ranges from in-house baking competitions and quiz nights through to pizza evenings. We also support countless initiatives around the county from events at Cheltenham Festival to University of Gloucestershire law school.
Our charity committee also organise fundraisers across the firm to support our charity of the year, and we have a green committee which helps champion environmentally-friendly improvements across our offices from in-house composting and recycling outlets to energy efficiencies and carbon footprint reductions.
Contract: Permanent, subject to a satisfactory probationary period
Hours per week: Monday to Friday 9am-5:30pm with an hour for lunch
Remuneration: As well as a competitive salary and pension scheme, we offer a range of staff benefits including medical cover, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and excellent working conditions.
To apply please email your CV, with a covering letter, to:
firstname.lastname@example.org, for the attention of Bridget Redmond, managing partner.Apply now
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