Senior Developments Solicitor

JMC Legal.
England, Wiltshire, Salisbury
£60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
12 Apr 2021
19 Apr 2021
Carl Pace
Job Title
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

As a Development Solicitor, do you enjoy working with land owners and rural clients, whilst seeking to be present in a Legal 500 and Top 200 ranked firm long established as key players in the market?

With ongoing investment into the team, the opportunity for further promotion to Partnership is immediately apparent.

The Firm

When considering history, quality, prowess and reputation, the firm leads where others follow. Offering a full service to clients based in the South, the wider UK and often internationally. Individuals and businesses need to be confident in ensuring they receive the best advice; they look no further and consider the firm crucial longstanding partners.

As a Top 200, Sunday Times Best and Top-Tier Legal 500 ranked firm, their expertise across personal, business, and public-sector legalities are underpinned by over 200 years of success, offering traditional values with legal insight that cuts to the heart of the issue.

Living by the values of simplicity, quality, thoroughness and giving empowerment to individuals. Client's are futureproofed and operate ahead of the curve, whilst colleagues are continually guided and mentors via bespoke development, something the firm sees as an obligation to offer to all.

Many of the Legal 500 ranked Partners joined in support roles, offering a nous that resonates excellence and facilitating junior colleagues in doing the same.

Encouraging colleagues to hone on their specialities in fully balanced teams, ensuring all are rightfully supported, whether working in the office or from home, forming part of a cohesive and well-oiled machine.

The Role

5+ PQE Senior Development Solicitor to join Legal 500 team as part of Top 200 firm in Salisbury

Following continued investment into the team, a talented Development Solicitor with senior expertise is needed to join the four Partner team in Salisbury.

In a trusted and influential role in the team, you will work collaboratively on large and often complex transactions including options, promotion agreements, conditional contracts, joint ventures and similar structures.

The team works actively with large landowners and a rural background; thus, a good understanding of this area's issues would be advantageous. This also applies to experience with Property Finance.

Transactions often reach over £30m in value, with the team very much being the go-to for client both based in the region and nationally. The team's success is built upon longstanding relationships and engagement with clients, this being a pivotal aspect of the role.

The Requirements

  • 5+ years PQE within Property Development
  • Understanding of Property Finance and Planning being desired
  • A confidential, empathetic and human approach to client engagement
  • Enjoy the reward of mentoring more junior colleagues
  • Keen to develop further within the team into a more senior role.

Blending the approach of the regional firm with a performance fitting their Top 200 position. As an experienced Development Solicitor, this serves as the ideal opportunity to work alongside Partners who are experts in the sector, whilst being positioned for long-term progression to Partnership.