Real Estate

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Law Firms

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £80000 - £120000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Pember

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Main Responsibilities

  • Analysing risks and advising on the best ways of addressing those risks
  • Clear, concise and unambiguous preparation and drafting of documentation
  • Conducting legal research using internal and external knowledge management resources
  • Liaison with clients
  • Managing transactions
  • Building excellent working relationships with clients and peers within Stephenson Harwood
  • Developing own informal internal and external network of contacts
  • Attending business development and profile raising events (client seminars, graduate recruitment activities)
  • Assisting in the preparation of legal articles

Attributes/Skills Required

  • Strong investment and development experience is required
  • Ambitious self-starter with a strong desire to take on responsibility and play a key role in developing the firm's real estate practice
  • Exhibits an understanding of the firm's position in the market and how it distinguishes its services from its competitors
  • Entrepreneurial, with broad commercial awareness
  • Cooperative and collaborative in approach and is able to develop excellent working relationships at all levels and roles
  • Organised with the ability to manage own workload and lead a transaction with little partner support, including delegating to more junior lawyers
  • Good housekeeping/file management practices; manages and records time promptly and accurately
  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail
  • Professional with excellent verbal and numerical communication skills
  • Resilient with the ability to handle set-backs and pressure
  • Ability to acquire, consolidate and apply fundamental and up-to-date knowledge of the law


  • Extensive legal commercial real estate experience, including buying and selling, asset management, and ideally development
  • Qualified lawyer with experience of working on complex landlord and tenant, investment and ideally development work for demanding corporate clients
  • Demonstrable experience of responding quickly and effectively to client requests and of holding their own in challenging conversations and negotiations
  • Excellent academic and professional qualifications required

If you would like to be considered please contact Charlotte Pember -

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

Please note that your personal information will be treated in accordance with our Privacy Policy.