Real Estate Finance Solicitor (Senior Associate)

England, Norfolk
£60000 - £90000 per annum
19 Jan 2023
16 Feb 2023
Emily Donnell
Job Title
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Fantastic opportunity for a Real Estate Finance Senior Associate to join a Legal 500, Top Tier department based in Norfolk.

The Firm

Our client is a highly reputable commercial practice with an exceptional reputation in the area.

The Real Estate Finance Team are specialists in all sectors of the property finance industry and form part of the firm's Top Tier Commercial Property Department.

The Opportunity

This is an opportunity for a driven Senior Associate to work for a specialist team who act for an impressive client-base including financial institutions, institutional funds, other types of lenders, developers and investors.

The team advise both lenders and borrowers on security matters affecting commercial, mixed use and residential investment properties.

The role will involve managing a caseload of secured lending transactions for both mainstream clearing banks and alternative lenders. It will incorporate:

  • Acting for lenders and borrowers in handling purchases and remortgages over commercial, residential and mixed use properties with a service level emphasis
  • Reviewing titles, property due diligence information and reporting to lenders and borrowers on a wide range of property transaction types and security documentation
  • Preparation of commercial property transactional documentation such as Transfers, Leases, Deeds, Licences, Contracts and Development agreements
  • Working in close relationship with our Commercial Property, Residential and Banking & Finance teams in delivering legal advice to clients
  • Drafting of bespoke property transactional/security documentation
  • Overseeing and training of junior team members
  • Providing technical support to the team
  • Being actively involved with developing and implementing the Real Estate Finance team business development plan
  • Delivering training to clients and intermediaries

The role will involve assisting with the development of junior team members along with playing an active role in the firms' marketing and practice development. Therefore, the position will suit an ambitious, forward thinking Senior Associate looking to play a pivotal role in this fast-growing team.


  • Competitive salary
  • Great bonus opportunity
  • Private healthcare
  • Long service holiday award
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Flexible/hybrid working opportunity


  • Experience commensurate to that of 6 years' + PQE
  • Developed technical knowledge and experience in all areas of commercial property and residential property with particular experience in secured lending

To be considered for this opportunity please contact Birchrose Associates for a confidential discussion.

Birchrose Associates, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.