Real Estate Finance Associate – 2-4PQE

  • Location
    City of London, London
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Posted
  • Start Date
    ASAP
  • Industry
    Law firm
  • Expiry Date
    2024-07-26

Global Law Firm seeks Real Estate Finance Solicitor – 2-4PQE

We are currently seeking a talented and driven Real Estate Finance Associate with 2 to 4 years of PQE to join our client, aglobal law firm, in their London office. This permanent position offers an exciting opportunity to work on complex real estate finance transactions across a variety of asset classes and jurisdictions.

Overview of Our Client:

Our client is a globally recognised law firm, known for their exceptional legal services and high rankings in legal directories. They provide comprehensive advice on domestic and cross-border matters to a wide array of clients, including multinational corporations and financial institutions. The firm’s London office is a major international hub, with over a strong bench of lawyers across multiple practice areas who deliver top-tier legal advice, underpinned by deep practice and sector expertise.

Role Details:

As a Real Estate Finance Associate, you will be part of a dedicated team within the firm’s Global Banking & Finance and Global Real Estate practices. Your role will involve advising a diverse range of clients, including sponsors, lenders, and property developers, on a variety of asset classes such as hotels, data centres, build to rent, logistics, student housing, and commercial properties. You will work on cross-border transactions and development finance, as well as other financing transactions including acquisition finance, corporate lending, and restructuring.

Your responsibilities will include managing complex cross-border property and portfolio financing transactions, sales of performing and non-performing loan portfolios, loan modifications, refinancings, workouts, loan syndications, and participations. You will also collaborate closely with tax colleagues to provide structuring advice, ensuring a comprehensive and seamless service for clients.

Key Responsibilities and Requirements:

The successful candidate will be a UK qualified lawyer with 2 to 4 years of PQE, having gained experience in a leading City or international firm. You should have strong technical skills in real estate finance, excellent academic credentials, and a practising certificate. Experience in cross-border transactions and development finance is highly desirable. Key attributes include excellent communication and drafting skills, strong commercial awareness, and the ability to manage complex transactions. The firm values a client-first culture and the ability to develop strong client relationships.

Why Apply?

Joining our client’s team means being part of a truly global law firm with a rich history and a commitment to excellence. As a leading international law firm, our client offers a collaborative and supportive work environment. The position comes with a competitive salary above market rate, a comprehensive benefits package, and promising career development opportunities within the fast-growing Real Estate Finance team.


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