Real Estate (Senior) Associate

Job Description

Salary: Market rate

DWF LLP is now seeking to recruit a Senior Associate to join the Real Estate team in Manchester.  Candidates will have gained a broad range of Real Estate experience during their training and post qualification experience.

 

Our Real Estate Practice Group deal with all aspects of real estate legal issues, including high-value acquisitions and disposals, portfolio management, development (including regeneration projects) and the creation and treatment of all kinds of investments. We act for landowners, occupiers, developers, funders, contractors and professionals across the sector. We also work with landlords and tenants within the institutional, telecoms, corporate, retail and public sectors – including education and local government.

 

The Senior Associate we are looking to recruit will predominantly work for two of DWF's leading telecom clients. The strategic partnership with one of these clients generates plenty of high value real estate work and also offers an excellent opportunity for the Senior Associate to further develop these robust client relationships – in what is an area of considerable growth. The work will mainly involve commercial landlord and tenant law in the context of telecommunications mast sites including site acquisitions, upgrades, renewals, estates matters, and forced site moves.  The work also involves providing support to the Real Estate Litigation team in Code litigation matters, and providing support to the Partner in the team on a wide range of fronts, including the interface with the team's two main clients.

 

 

We are seeking applications from candidates who have relevant property experience in dealing with large portfolios of transactions for demanding, target-driven clients. We are also seeking candidates with confidence in terms of presentation skills and client contact. Solid drafting skills are a key requirement in this role as well as a solid background in landlord & tenant work, and providing supervision to more junior team members.

 

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a drive to succeed and an enthusiasm to engage with clients. It is important that the successful candidate has the ability to work as part of a team in addition to being confident working under his/ her own initiative.

 

If you want to build an exciting future with one of Europe's most innovative legal businesses, apply below as we're interested in hearing from you and discuss your future career at DWF.

 

Feel free to visit our website or contact our recruitment team on recruitment.enquiries@dwf.law for further details about this vacancy or DWF in general.

 

Benefits package and flexible working:

We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. That’s why, when you join DWF, you’ll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers, a buy as you earn share scheme and dining cards. You will also have access to additional wellbeing programs such as an online GP and an Employee Assistance Programme.

We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible or partly agile role. We are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.

 

About DWF

We are a global legal business, transforming legal services through our people for our clients. In March 2019, we became the first Main Market Premium Listed legal business on the London Stock Exchange. We have over 31 key locations and over 4,000 people delivering services and solutions that go beyond expectations. Join us on our shared journey to redefine legal services and you'll find a professional life that stretches and redefines you too. At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

Supporting your application

Our recruitment process will comprise of interviews and, at times, a written exercise, an assessment day and/or a presentation.  We want to make sure we do all we can to make this a positive experience for you.  Please click the following link (https://www.cleartalents.com/apply/allroles/) which will take you through a simple process to identify any adjustments or additional support we can provide beforehand or on the day.

Note to recruitment agencies

We hire the majority of our talent directly by our resourcing team or via referrals. On occasion, we will look for external support and will release vacancies to our recently reviewed Preferred Suppliers List. Speculative CVs sent by other agents or outside of the agreed process will not be accepted and no recruitment fee will be applicable.

 

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