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Senior Associate - Housing Solicitor

£85000 - £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

This prestigious Top 50 UK law firm is seeking a Senior Social Housing Solicitor to join its successful team.

This is a superb opportunity for a social housing solicitor to take on a key role in a very high-calibre department.

With a well-established network of offices in the UK and internationally, they are looking to continue their expansion, making it an exciting time to join the firm.

The Firm:

With a 900 strong workforce, this firm has several industry-leading lawyers and operates on a global scale. This practice is at the forefront of the industry in terms of quality. Their name is recognised as a hallmark for excellence by many.

Their client base consists of numerous multi-national corporations, public companies, partnerships, financial institutions and private individuals. They have built this client base throughout their 300-year history, which has put them in good stead to compete with some of the world's biggest firms.

Despite their size and quality, you will find a friendly culture with enticing flexible and hybrid working as standard throughout the company.

This firm is well decorated, awarded for its excellent service with recognition from the Legal 500, Chambers and more! Despite their size of nearly 1000 employees, they have managed to keep a family feel running throughout the practice and network of offices. They are a Top 50 law firm with an excellent social element promoted with regular events for their employees.

The firm rewards quality work and you will find a clear path for progression, working alongside top Partners, you will gain knowledge from the very best - enabling you to fast-track your own career.

The Role:

This top-ranking and award-winning firm is seeking a Social Housing Solicitor 4-6 PQE to join their London office.

This is position is focused on the corporate, constitutional, regulatory and governance aspects of housing associations providing affordable housing.

With this being a senior position, you will be involved in training and supporting junior staff as well undertaking key business development initiatives.

There will also be opportunities to lead on exciting projects such as forming housing associations, mergers, group structures and reorganisations, providing training to boards of management, charity law advice and working with local authorities on large-scale initiatives.

The position comes with solid prospects for progression within the department.

Work will include providing advice on compliance with all charity laws and regulations relating to housing associations and helping organisations to register as social landlords as well as the projects mentioned above such as advising on the formation of housing associations.

There are many reasons why this is a great role, not least that the team is ranked as a top tier practice in both The Legal 500 and Chambers UK.

This work comes with the option for flexible and hybrid working allowing those that wish, to work from home or another location for at least 50% of their time.

Person specification:

  • You will be an England & Wales Solicitor 4-6 PQE
  • Desire to work in the affordable housing sector with
  • Experience in social housing is advantageous, charity or real estate experience is also useful
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience (you will also receive an industry-leading benefits package)

This is a top-quality Social Housing position in the City of London with a Top 50 firm during a time of rapid international growth.

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