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Our client is one of the fasting growing high profile property businesses in Manchester. They own, let and manage outstanding buildings, workspace, innovation and science facilities. Our client delivers everything from individual co-working desks and meeting rooms to corporate headquarters, in superb locations across the major cities of the UK. The client has more than £1bn in assets under ownership across more than 100 landmark properties, a development pipeline of £1.4bn, and a team of more than 750.

To support the company as it enters an exciting phase of growth and expands it product and service lines, there is now a requirement for a Real Estate Solicitor at 2-4 PQE to join the group as In-house Legal Counsel. You will be accountable for all day to day legal activities as well as project specific legal and commercial matters. This will include: drafting and negotiating contracts and agreements; implementing and reviewing company documentation and legal material; conducting legal analysis providing high quality advice on different legal issues; advising, instructing and managing external counsel; ensuring the business is compliant with relevant legislation; and picking up other ad hoc legal work as necessary. Our client is looking for the In-house Legal Counsel to be commercially minded and capable of working autonomously in a fast-paced and growing start-up environment. You should be comfortable working with multiple and disparate streams of work at once, and you should possess a strong sense of ownership and accountability. Existing in-house experience is preferred although not essential. A lawyer joining the team will possess excellent communication and organisational skills, alongside an excellent academic background and an enthusiastic approach. Commercial Property experience is essential.

Our client is offering a competitive pay package alongside an equally high-quality working environment and an opportunity to grow your career within a high regarded law firm.

Please send your application to Hassan on or call on ‘01618800118’.