Commercial Property Solicitor - Development Work

England, Somerset
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
03 Jun 2024
01 Jul 2024
JN -062024-378628
Joseph Brady
Job Title
Practice Area
Commercial Property
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Commercial Property Solicitor with Development Focus

Location: Somerset

Remuneration: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum DOE

Contract Details: Permanent, Full Time

Our client, a leading legal firm in the industry, is seeking an ambitious and talented Commercial Property Solicitor with a focus on development work to join their team. With a strong reputation in the south west, our client deals with various property development projects, including commercial, residential, retail, and mixed-use schemes.

As the Commercial Property Solicitor, you will have the opportunity to work on large, multi-use development schemes, as well as take ownership of your own smaller projects from acquisition to sale. Although a minimum of 2 years PQE is required for this role, our client welcomes candidates who are eager to learn and grow in the development area.


  • Draught and negotiate legal documents, such as options, agreements, and leases.
  • Conduct due diligence to ensure legal compliance and mitigate risk.
  • Assist senior lawyers on complex transactions, enhancing your knowledge and skills.
  • Work collaboratively with the team, supporting colleagues as needed for the benefit of clients.
  • Demonstrate effective time management to progress client matters efficiently.
  • Meet individual time and billing targets.
  • Build strong relationships with clients and stakeholders through effective communication and issue resolution.
  • Stay updated with commercial property law developments.

In addition to a competitive salary, our client offers an attractive benefits package, including hybrid and agile working, 27 days of annual leave (plus bank holidays), an additional 3 days at Christmas, twice-yearly discretionary profit share, a Christmas monetary gift, a cash health plan, an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), an employee referral scheme, life assurance (3x salary), and a salary sacrifice pension scheme. Furthermore, our client provides a flu voucher to support your well-being.

If you are a talented Commercial Property Solicitor with a passion for development work, we invite you to apply for this position. Join our client's esteemed organisation and contribute to their continued success.

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter or contact me on to arrange a call.

LHH is an employment consultancy that believes in talent, not labels. It is important to us that we run inclusive recruitment processes to support candidates of all abilities and encourage applicants of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply. LHH is committed to building an inclusive, supportive environment to enable candidates to explore the next steps in their careers. If you require reasonable adjustments at any stage, please let us know and we will be happy to support you.

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