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Senior Associate - Real Estate Investment & Development

£110000 - £130000 per annum Negotiable Benefits
City London City of London

Managing this Role


This Top 50 Firm in the City of London is seeking a Real Estate Investment & Development Senior Associate 6 years PQE to join in on their success.

The Firm:

This Top 50 international firm has a strong presence in the UK, Middle East and Asia. Through its UK offices, they have developed a dynamic corporate, commercial and litigation practice with particular strengths in real estate, care, education, energy, leisure, finance and project work.

Another key strength of the firm that's well-recognised in the industry is its public sector expertise, built on assisting government and private sector partners in creating new and innovative ways to deliver public services.

The Role:

This Top 50 firm is seeking a Real Estate Investment & Development Senior Associate with 6 years PQE to join their top-tier and award-winning team based in the City of London.

The team's clients operate in diverse industry sectors such as construction, transport and infrastructure, banking and financial services, distribution and logistics, education and health, hotels and leisure, defence, engineering and surveying, charities, retail and energy and natural resources. They also act for many high net worth individuals.

  • This role would suit someone looking to act as the lead associate on transactions - playing a lead role alongside the matter partner in running transactional documentation, coordinating and collating the due diligence process, and generally project managing teams and deals.
  • You will be involved at a senior level in all aspects of commercial real estate investment work, particularly concerning high-value acquisitions, disposals and asset management.
  • You'll be advising and undertaking acquisitions of development sites for mixed-use schemes (both public and private sector developers), drafting and supervising title and contract reports, certificates of title, and project managing the due diligence process on large transactions.
  • This role will require you to lead in drafting and negotiating transactional documents.


  • Real Estate Investment & Development Senior Associate 6-8 years PQE (Higher PQE candidates also considered)
  • Experience in taking a lead role on significant investment deals (experience required in both asset and corporate deals) - both acquisitions and disposals - across various sectors.
  • Previous project management experience in helping manage and run large deal teams on high-value multi-disciplinary transactions.
  • Extensive experience in high-value landlord and tenant work
  • Leading and project-managing complex Development deals - on various schemes (Mixed-use experience is key).
  • Asset management experience,


  • A highly competitive salary and excellent benefits
  • Access to the most impactful and high-profile work out there
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading individuals and next-generation partners

This all makes for an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Real Estate Senior Associate to join this Top 50 firm as part of their leading real estate team in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or call Charlie Simpkin at JMC Legal Recruitment for more information.