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Development and Housing Solicitor -

£45000 - £60000 per annum Excellent benefits
Berkshire Reading

As a result of further growth, this rapidly expanding Top 200 UK Firm are now looking to make a key strategic hire into their Development and House Building team. They have recently attracted a number of heavy hitting Partners from Top 200 UK and leading regional firms into their Reading office, which is a testament to the quality of this practice.
This firm are seeing substantial growth which has resulted in them acquiring more space to facilitate further development in Berkshire. They have an outstanding reputation nationwide with many of their Partners recommended in Chambers & Legal 500 giving you the opportunity to join a very high-profile senior management team.
From this, they will provide you with full support and autonomy for you to develop your own team as you see fit. In order to expand further, they are seeking the right people to join them in this exciting period of growth where you will be offered a market leading salary coupled with the opportunity to join a chambers ranked team.
The Firm
This multi-award-winning practice culturally stand apart from many other City practices - they are incredibly entrepreneurial, creative and offer a level of flexibility to staff which is unheard of for firms of a similar size. Despite their size, they have a human feel throughout the practice. They invest heavily in their staff and they impressively have many Lawyers recommended in the Legal 500 and Chambers guide.
The role is to be based in the heart of Reading; however, they presence is both international and national. The firm is known globally for their extensive network of ultra HNW individuals and privately and publicly owned businesses. The practice is multi-service and are highly regarded in a majority of their chosen fields, they attract clients from a wide variety of business sectors which makes for a varied and exciting role.
The Role
The firm is seeking to recruit an experienced Development and House Building solicitor to join their growing offering based in Reading.
The Development and housing department is highly regarded nationally, and there is a significant commitment from the business to develop this offering further.
The Group advises on a wide range of commercial and residential matters. The Development and House Building Team focuses on the acquisition and disposals of development land, planning and construction matters and secured acquisition and development finance.
The Development and House Building team are friendly, professional and dynamic. You will deal with a broad caseload of matters, which will aid your development.

  • The candidate should have a track record of working largely autonomously advising clients on acquisitions and disposals or development land.
  • Have a good understanding of related SDLT and planning processes and legislation and an ability to advise on planning and infrastructure agreements.
  • Experience of advising house builders is preferred.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Top 200 UK Firm, it will allow an Development and house building Solicitor to take their career to the next level
Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation