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Charity Solicitor - Commercial Property

£80000 - £95000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role


Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this Top 100 law firm based in the City of London. One of the top practices in the charity sector you will gain access to the highest quality work and rub shoulders with pioneering partners recognised in the Legal 500.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Charity Property/Commercial Property Solicitor to join a thriving and award-winning team based in the City of London.

The Firm:

Ranked in the Top 100, this firm is different to many other City firms - they have a unique progressive culture, and unlike other City firms, it is common for people to stay with them for their entire careers. As a result, it is rare to find staff retention rates this good.

The firm is known for dealing with the highest quality work, and the London office has 400 members known for punching well above their weight.

The practice advises on projects of national significance such as the transformation of Battersea Power Station and the construction of HS2.

The firm values work-life balance and has a friendly, progressive and supportive team dynamic but handles quality work like that of much larger City firms.

The firm's solicitors are offered an attractive hybrid working structure, tailored to meet your needs.

The Role:

This Top 100 UK law firm is seeking a Charity/Commercial Property Solicitor with 3 years PQE to join its City of London office.

You will be joining a highly regarded team that advises 8 Church of England dioceses as well as numerous other charitable clients.

You will gain exposure to a wide variety of high-quality property transactions including charity property disposals and acquisitions, commercial leases and assisting with major development projects among other unusual and interesting instructions.

This role comes with exciting client exposure, encompassing leading the relationship with a key diocesan client.
You will provide advice spanning a range of legal matters such as property, charity and trust law.

The department aims to provide excellent value to its client base while continuing to forge a reputation as the go-to firm in the ecclesiastical and charity markets.

The Housing sub-team sits within the wider 21-strong litigation team and there are very solid prospects for progression as the Housing team has grown rapidly in the last 5 years.

Working alongside, partners that are recognised as sector leaders in the Legal 500 and Chambers, you will gain valuable insight and knowledge. This will enable to progress your career with greater clarity, speed and direction.

There is possibility to join at either the Associate or Senior Associate level, depending on your level of experience.


  • England and Wales qualified solicitor with 3 years PQE
  • Experience in charity/property law is essential
  • Able communicator with a client focus
  • Good work ethic and a commercial mindset


  • You will receive a market-leading salary, which is negotiable depending on experience
  • Private healthcare
  • 50/50 hybrid working policy
  • 25-30 days annual leave
  • Superb training and mentoring from senior solicitors and partners

This is a fantastic commercial property role, servicing ecclesiastical and charity clients in a pioneering and flexible Top 100 law firm in the heart of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.