Residential Development Lawyer

Location
LS1 4BN, Leeds
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Jul 2018
Closes
28 Sep 2018
Role Classification
Lawyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
2-5yrs PQE, 5+ yrs PQE

Our Residential team is one of the largest of its kind.  We support our clients in a range of projects from PLC and regional housebuilders, mixed-use developers and investors through to build to rent and regeneration. Our expertise in the sector, coupled with our approach to client service means that we are rated as the premier housing team in Leeds by both clients and the legal directories.

The team now has a new opportunity for a Lawyer with at least 3 years' experience to join our Leeds office.

What will you be doing?

Within this sector we are seeing significant growth.  We already have an impressive list of major clients and panel appointments.  You would join a high profile team with the best exposure to high value development work available which will include conditional contracts and transfers, conditional options, collaboration agreements and development agreements with a focus on high value residential development and investment projects.

There will be plenty of opportunities for client contact and you'll be expected to build and maintain strong relationships.  Business development is also an important aspect for all of our lawyers, and you will be contributing to the growth of the team by assisting with the organisation of and attending client events, writing articles for our website or other publications and other marketing activities. 

What does the ideal candidate look like?

We're interested in your development expertise and your proven track record.  It goes without saying that you'll be able to offer first-class commercial advice and sector insight.  You'll be contributing to a high performing team offering creative and effective business-focused solutions.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a talented and enthusiastic national residential team who will be as invested in your career development as you are.  In return, you'll bring a broad and varied skillset that includes previous experience of residential development work.  You'll need to be a robust and resilient lawyer, used to working in a fast paced environment. 

This is a great opportunity to join a growing, busy team where you'll play an integral part in the delivery of some of the UK's most exciting residential developments for premier clients.  The work is fast paced and challenging but the team are collaborative and enjoy what they do, which makes for a positive working environment.

That's not all, alongside a competitive salary you'll receive a flexible benefits package so you can pick and choose between the benefits that matter most to you.

So how do I apply?

Sounds interesting? Then we want to hear from you.  Please follow the instructions to make a formal application – just a few contact detail questions and then upload your CV. 

If you have questions about the role please do contact me Sara Casey on 0117 989 6559 or sara.casey@wbd-uk.com . 

If this isn't the role for you (or the right time) why not connect with me on LinkedIn or follow us on Twitter (@WBD_CareersUK) to keep up to date with all of our opportunities.  We also have  a Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/womblebonddickinsoncareers/).

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