Land and Development Solicitor x 2

Solicitor
Corsham
Posted 3 months ago

Our Client, an award-winning, full service law firm with offices in Wiltshire are currently seeking 2 additional Land and Development lawyers to join their friendly team in Corsham on a permanent basis.

The team are moving to a new office in Chippenham in 2020 due to the growth of the team. (Approximately six months)

This role is offered on a full time basis, with part time considered.

Applications are welcomed from solicitors NQ+ that are confident in handling a caseload that covers all aspects of land and development. The firm’s Real Estate, Land and Development team offers high quality legal services to House builders, Developers and Landowners throughout the West Country and beyond. The team acts for a significant number of private House builders, Land Promoters and Landowners on a varied range of high-value housebuilding projects from bespoke two-five home sites to mid range 20-200 units to 1000+ unit strategic land projects.

You will be responsible for development land transactions from start to finish. When instructed to acquire a site with planning permission for example, you will handle the site acquisition in all aspects from taking instructions, walking the site, advising the client, agreeing the transaction documents, title due diligence, funding and legal completion.

You’ll then be responsible for any affordable housing disposal, infrastructure agreements and general site set up. You’ll also be there to assist and supervise the Plot Sales Conveyancers at times on any technical matters.

You will have a diverse caseload and will be the lead lawyer (with partner support if needed) handling Option Agreements Promotion Agreements, Strategic Land assembly, Conditional Sale Agreements, unconditional sales and purchases, Planning Agreements, Affordable Housing disposals, Infrastructure Agreements and more.

In addition to the above, candidates should have the following skills:

  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines

Along with a competitive salary (dependent on experience), the role offers pension scheme, healthcare scheme, generous holiday allowance, discretionary bonus structure and a very friendly and supportive work culture. The firm invests heavily in staff development and offers a tailored progression plan.

Job Features

Job CategoryLand and Development
Experience requiredNQ+
SalaryDependent on experience

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