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Residential Real Estate Lawyer – 9 month FTC

We are working with a highly regarded Top 20 law firm, who are looking to secure an experienced high-end residential real estate lawyer for a contract of 9 months. The role is to start ASAP and is to assist in covering a gap within the team.

The team has a fantastic reputation for the work they undertake in the high-end residential sales market. Their clients span many sectors, but a key focus includes sales by overseas developers and specialist providers within the senior living sector.

The successful lawyer will join a high performing team and assist on work in the high-end residential real estate sector. Responsibilities will include liaising with and reporting to clients; liaising with counterparties; drafting and negotiating transactional documents; leading and/or assisting on residential legal structuring in relation to mixed use developments (such as Landlord and Tenant Act related structuring and service charge regimes); as well as drafting and/or assisting with the drafting of residential related precedents and documents (to include template apartment sale contracts and leases) on mixed use developments and projects or high end residential projects.

This fixed term contract represents a superb opportunity for the successful lawyer to further their career within a reputable team that provides a platform to lead on high-end residential sales. A great amount of client exposure will be awarded to the successful lawyer with support from Senior Associates and Partners available wherever necessary.

The firm operates a hybrid working pattern, splitting their time between office and home working. However, for this contract, for candidates based further afield not wanting to commute into London, they will consider 100% remote working.   

Candidates are likely to be qualified lawyers in England & Wales or another commonwealth jurisdiction (such as Australia or New Zealand, for instance); have upwards of 4 years’ PQE and possess experience in high-end Residential Real Estate transactions gained from leading City, International, West End or top tier regional firms.

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