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NQ-4 Real Estate Solicitor - Development

£50000 - £65000 per annum
Essex Chelmsford

Managing this Role


Andrew Chapman

Recruitment Consultant - Essex and East Anglia
0203 865 2113

New Vacancy | NQ-4 PQE Real Estate Development Solicitor | Top 100 firm | Chelmsford, Essex

The Firm:

This Top 100 UK firm has a strong and impressive foothold in the market. Its offices have developed a dynamic corporate, commercial and litigation practice with particular strengths in real estate, health and care, education, energy, leisure, finance, tech and sport.

With many of its teams ranked top-tier by the Legal 500, they continue to grow substantially in size, geographic spread, and turnover in recent years, further developing its profile nationwide.

Despite its size, the firm has a friendly and collegiate culture. They are known for being progressive, with many of their Partners being homegrown.

The Role:

In line with organic growth, this firm seeks a Real Estate Development Solicitor to join their high-performing team in Chelmsford, Essex.

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

A broad diet of development work will be offered, focusing on high-value residential development and investment projects.

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.

You will demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge, with the ability to think commercially and analytically to ensure advice is tailored to each individual client's needs.

The ideal candidate:

  • You will be a Real Estate Solicitor NQ-4 PQE with experience in commercial property law/residential development/plot sales (Higher PQE candidates are also considered for more Senior positions)
  • You will be highly meticulous, commercially focused and outcome orientated
  • You will be confident in managing your own busy caseload of matters, with the ability to work under the pressure of tight deadlines


  • Market-leading salary and enhanced benefits package
  • Access to the most impactful and high-profile work available
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading individuals and next-generation partners

This makes for an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Real Estate Solicitor to join this Top 50 firm in their Chelmsford office in Essex.

Apply now for the role of Real Estate Development Solicitor for immediate consideration.