CORPORATE/TRANSACTIONAL REAL ESTATE – SENIOR LAWYER – LONDON
About the job:
Our client is a very prominent accountancy firm with a growing real estate practice within the legal arm of its London office. With a relatively small but growing team, it is underweight at the senior associate level, even though it has a top notch practice, advising private equity funds, corporates and finance houses. It now seeks to add depth to its offering in transactional real estate and you can be part of that growing success story. You must, ideally, be 8+ PQE associate at a well-regarded, Top 20 practice. You will either be a corporate solicitor with a real estate focus to your practice or a real estate lawyer with a transactional aspect to your experiences. Your role will be to assist P.E. and corporate clients undertake their U.K. real estate investments, including structuring deals effectively, working alongside the tax arm of the firm. Clients are very often U.S. private equity funds or other international investors. The wider team works for many of the firm’s largest and best clients from large corporates to inward investors handling all their real estate needs from financing to development work. It is a busy and growing team and that will only continue as some of the Big Four use their international reach and contacts to take work from trad law firms. Applicants who have experience working with U.S. Private Equity houses or those with a highly corporate/transactional focus to their Real Estate work will be favoured. The practice offers excellent prospects and partnership – the successful candidate will be immediately on track and will be team leader for this part of the RE group reporting directly to the lead partner. The firm is also keen to ensure its lawyers have a healthy work-life balance. Agile and flexible working is very much the order of the day with this forward-thinking and progressive employer. Talk to us if you think you have the right skills set and if you are an ambitious partner or future partner.