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Commercial Property Senior Associate

£55000 - £65000 per annum Negotiable outside of banding DOE
Devon Exeter

Managing this Role


Charlie Simpkin

Senior Recruitment Consultant - London
0203 865 2113

Brand new to the South West market, this Legal 500 firm is opening up their doors in Exeter and has been a leading firm in London for over 50 years. That makes this an excellent opportunity for a Partner seeking to join a progressive, highly profitable firm which is of a type unique to the South West.

The Firm

This firm has experienced real growth in recent years, having opened a Northern office which has already tripled in size and attracted many Lawyers from top firms.

Their International growth continues to go from strength to strength with them dealing more with clients in China and India. You will find Lawyers in this firm are not just technically strong but are excellent, dynamic business developers.
In line with the firm's growth plans, there are real opportunities to progress and become a key figure in a new firm to the South West market.

Their roots are in the City and West End of London. They are ranked in the Legal 500, with several Lawyers being ranked as leaders in their field.

The firm is highly profitable and well managed, and in recent years they have won many awards.

They are a dynamic, entrepreneurial and forward-thinking firm with a collegiate culture and an open-door policy.

The firm has ambitious growth planned over the next 24 months, making now an exciting time to join the practice.

The Role

The firm is seeking to hire an ambitious Senior Associate in Commercial Property to join their new office in Exeter, Devon.

The firm's existing Commercial Property department deals with an excellent quality of work across a broad client base, ranging from SME, OMB right up to well-known household names with an impressive roster of National companies.
You will find that there is a varied caseload, which will make for a much more exciting role.

The work which the firm handles already includes; Acquisitions and disposals, Commercial leases, Landlord and tenant, Development and Portfolio management.

Your portfolio/previous experience could align with the current teams areas of focus, or if you handle other types of work and have the ability to diversify the departments work-streams, that could also be very intersting.

The ideal candidate would have a network of local contacts and a good track record of fee earning and business development - this is not a prerequisite though, as the firm will have work to provide.


  • You will be a Commercial Property Senior Associate
  • You should have a good track record of billing, business development and building relationships.
  • You will have good technical knowledge
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • You should have a positive outlook and work well within a team
  • Salary is negotiable and dependent on your level of experience, plus an industry-leading benefits package.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Commercial Property Senior Associate to join a Legal 500 firm based in their new office in Exeter, Devon.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.