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Development Associate

£65000 - £80000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Berkshire Reading

Managing this Role


Thomas Amer

Recruitment Consultant - M4 Corridor
0203 865 2113

This top 100 firm is looking for a Property Development Solicitor of 2-5 years PQE to join their nationwide leading property development team in Reading.

Being on the panel with 90% of the UK's largest Housebuilders, those within this tier 1 team act on major redevelopments, regenerations and urban extensions.

The firm:

This high-ranking firm stands out from the crowd for its focus on quality, ethics and transparency. Despite its size and prestige, they deliver tailored legal services that are truly consultative, which makes them the first choice for many household names.

They have rapidly accelerated through the legal rankings in recent years; there are no upper limits when it comes to expansion and long-term commercial growth plans for this firm.

Their real estate team is comprised of leading individuals, next-generation partners and rising stars which reflects the level of quality across the department from top to bottom.

Given the structure of the business, staff regularly invest in equity, seeing their delivery come to life in their own back pockets.

The role and Residential Development practice:

·The collective national acquisition team acts for all of the UK's major housebuilders on complex and large-scale land acquisitions, collaboration agreements between developers, funding arrangements and more

·Therefore, you will be exposed to the most relevant and high-value work available in this area of law with has the platform to network amongst the biggest and best in the industry. One recent example includes working with a consortium of housebuilders on a £1.5 billion urban extension.

·The team cultivates close working relationships with their clients so that their support is embedded into the development process. Therefore, this position would suit an individual who likes to be hands-on with clients to provide proactive support

The ideal candidate:

·Property Development Solicitor 2-5 years PQE with experience in a quality real estate practice

·Outstanding technical knowledge with a clear commercial focus

·Proven ability to generate business and identify prospects within the real estate-development space


·Salary is negotiable depending on your level of PQE plus an exceptional benefits package

·Opportunity to work alongside leading real estate lawyers

·Engaging workload with a good level of autonomy from the outset

Exciting opportunity for an ambitious Property Development Solicitor 2-5 years PQE to join a highly successful practice in Reading.