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Farms Estates and Rural Land Managing Associate

  • £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Permanent

Farms, Estates & Rural Land Managing Associate 8+ years PQE l Top 100 Firm l Manchester

The firm:

This Top 100 firm has strong and tangible roots across the breadth of the South West region, whilst strategizing itself as a city outfit. The result is a focus on technology and investment with high-quality work coming through each of their practice areas which is very much sector focussed.

They differentiate themselves from their competitors by their culture which is underpinned by flexibility, inclusivity and collaboration. Last year, they spent several millions of pounds on improving technological tools and platforms to afford their lawyers greater agility and connectivity when working across offices.

A large number of their practices sit within the top tiers of the legal directories and the firm's management board continues to make strategic hires to strengthen their foothold in key sectors including Energy & Infrastructure, Private Equity, Retail & Consumer, Private Wealth and Islamic Finance.

The role:

Opportunity for a Farms Estates and Rural Lands Managing Associate 8+ years PQE to join a dynamic wider Real Estate practice from their growing Manchester Office.

This would suit someone with significant Senior-level experience in the rural sector ready to progress to the next stage of their career.

Whether your expertise lies in litigation or transactional law, this firm wants to hear from quality candidates from both backgrounds.

For litigators, proficiency in handling landlord/tenant disputes, farming partnership disputes, nuisance claims, right of way disputes, landed estate work, contentious receivership matters, regulatory disputes related to rural land, and collaboration with other teams in areas such as developer and renewables and natural capital is essential.

Transactional lawyers should possess experience in farm and land sales/purchases, country house sales/purchases, refinance work, receiverships of rural property, easements and licenses, and rural tenancies.

In return, you can expect the full force of the firm's backing and support with tangible progression routes to partnership for those who want it.

The ideal candidate:

  • Farms,Estates and Rural Land Managing Associate 8+ years PQE with training and experience in a quality practice
  • Excellent rapport-building and communication skills, able to establish and further relationships with clients
  • Reward based on contribution, progression and potential, rather than PQE or tenure

What's on offer:

  • Highly competitive salary package and excellent benefits
  • Access to the most impactful and high-profile work available
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading individuals and next-generation partners

Sought after opportunity for a Farms, Estates and Rural Land Managing Associate 8+ years PQE to join a premier team from their growing Manchester Office.

Ralph Dowds Recruitment Consultant- North-West

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