Commercial Property (Property Development) lawyers NQ – 1 & 2+ years’ PQE LEEDS

Leeds, West Yorkshire
up to £64,000
13 Sep 2018
11 Oct 2018
Job Title
Practice Area
Commercial Property
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

This Residential Development team at a commercial law firm in Leeds is one of the most highly-regarded, sector-focused teams in the UK and require two property development lawyers (one of 0 to 1 year’s PQE and the other of 2 or more years’ PQE). They advise developers, landowners and registered providers in all aspects of the acquisition, development and disposal of land. These roles involve a broad range of residential development work for house builders, landowners and registered providers, including site acquisitions and disposals, funding documentation and infrastructure agreements. The post-holder will be expected to work as part of our team, providing clients with practical, commercial and expert advice and guidance. Key aspects of the role are likely to include:

• Dealing with conditional contracts, options, promotion agreements and similar • Undertaking title investigation and other due diligence work, including some complex site assemblies • Dealing with disposals of land, affordable housing and freehold reversions • Dealing with legal documents associated with the development process e.g. easements, infrastructure agreements, licenses etc. • Dealing with the setting up of management schemes and plot sales documentation in relation to the sale of new build properties •  Providing support to colleagues within the Unit and in other associated teams e.g. Plot Sales.

If you are newly-qualified, you will have undertaken a seat in Commercial Property/ Real Estate law. If you are already qualified, you will have at least some experience of Property Development work.