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Real Estate Development Associate

  • £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Greater Manchester
  • Permanent

Real Estate Development Associate | 2+ years PQE l Manchester

The firm:

This Top 100 firm differentiates itself from the market through its industry-led strategy of delivering legal services. Their lawyers use their deep understanding of the sectors they work in to improve client outcomes in a real and tangible way.

Key practice areas of strength include real estate, social housing, construction, sport, renewable energy, agriculture and private wealth services.

The firm receives consistent praise for its culture within, recognised by staff for the flexibility on offer which allows people to find their own harmonious balance between home life and work life.

There's continual dialogue from the top to bottom and vice versa through different channels like their social scene, staff surveys and training programs to make sure that new and improved processes can be implemented for people to benefit from.

The role:

Outstanding opportunity for an established Real Estate Development Associate 2+ years PQE with the drive and ambition to be part of a leading practice in Manchester.

This is considered a go-to in the residential development sector, acting for many of the UK's largest volume housebuilders as well as for strategic land companies, smaller traditional builders and niche start-up ventures.

The team is looking to welcome an Associate with a strong record in development work, and in return, they are offering a varied diet of work servicing national PLCs and regional development companies.

Therefore, you should have a good grasp of the process of site assembly, site acquisition, planning, funding and site setup. However, the firm is open to hearing from those with general real estate experience who want to move to a more specialised role in development.

The ideal candidate:

  • Real Estate Solicitor 2+ years PQE with interest/expertise in development
  • Highly meticulous, commercially focused and outcome orientated
  • Track record in business development & marketing the department projects


  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of PQE plus an exceptional benefits package
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading development lawyers
  • Varied and interesting workload with a good level of autonomy from the outset

Exciting opportunity for a Real Estate Development Associate 2+ years PQE to join a large development practice based in their Manchester office.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or give me a call to have a confidential conversation.

Ralph Dowds Recruitment Consultant- North-West

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