Social Housing Solicitor (Associate)

JMC Legal
England, London, City of London
£65000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
17 May 2022
30 May 2022
Jonathan Kitto
Job Title
Practice Area
Property and Planning
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a Social Housing Solicitor interested in joining a Top 50 practice with an enviable client base? This firm is looking to expand its Housing team based in the City of London.

This is a unique opportunity to work with a leading Partner ranked in the Legal 500 for their work. This position comes with exciting prospects for progression in a prestigious practice.

The Firm:

This firm is one of the UK's leading law practices. They encourage a healthy work-life balance and have a solid initiative to improve employee satisfaction, development and reward continuously.

Hybrid and flexible working is the norm thanks to the firm's modern-thinking approach - with the option to work remotely for at least 50% of the time should you wish to.

The firm is renowned for offering a high-quality legal service both nationally and overseas. The calibre of clients they work with is a testament to their specialist knowledge across a number of sectors including Social Housing.

The Role:

This National Top 50 ranked firm is seeking to hire a Social Housing Associate 1-5 PQE into their thriving City of London office.

You will take on a role with solid opportunities for progression, primarily focused on development matters related to social and affordable housing.

You will be given the opportunity to play a key part in a number of projects such as the acquisition of land for development as well as forward funding and forward commitment agreement for the development of housing.

Other work will relate to a wide variety of agreements covering planning, nominations and infrastructure, management and leases, joint ventures, lease/leaseback funding arrangements and commercial leases.

The work will be varied, but the firm is looking for someone to join the team when progression prospects are clear. You will benefit from firm-wide and sector-specific training as the practice truly believes in investing in its staff.


  • You will be a solicitor qualified in England & Wales 1-5 PQE
  • You will have relevant experience in real estate law, ideally within the social housing sector
  • Advanced communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively are essential

What's on offer:

  • A highly competitive salary and excellent bonus structure
  • Opportunity to accelerate your career with the support of industry leaders
  • Outstanding working environment with an employer who will invest in you

This is an excellent opportunity for a Social Housing Associate 1-5 PQE to join this well-known national firm based in the heart of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC for a confidential conversation.