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Senior Associate - Commercial Property

£70000 - £90000 per annum

Managing this Role


Andrew Chapman

Recruitment Consultant - Essex and East Anglia
0203 865 2113

This regional firm, rich in heritage dating back many decades, are seeking an ambitious commercial property solicitor with aspirations of partnership, to join their highly successful team, in Norfolk.

With offices across Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, the firm is seeking an experienced commercial property solicitor as part of its succession planning.

This role is a perfect springboard for a commercial property solicitor seeking a clear route of progression.

The Firm

Despite now exceeding 150 members of staff, this firm has a real close-knit community feel throughout all departments, where things like flexible working and work from home are commonplace. The firm promotes a health work-life balance, this is well demonstrated by the number of working parents.

The firm houses a vibrant partnership with strong leadership and well-thought-out plans for the future. Everyone has a voice in the firm, it is this approach that has given them an excellent staff retention rate, it is common to find many staff members with over 10 years of service.

Partners are more accessible than in other similar-sized firms, even down to the open-plan seating. This way of working has helped more junior Solicitors to obtain a level of PQE ahead of their years.

The role

The role will see you working alongside a longstanding director, now approaching retirement, with a view to taking over the team and an existing high-quality caseload in the short-medium term.

The practice deals with a wide variety of clients, ranging from SMEs, retail, investor, and household names.

The commercial property team consists of a team of five. You will receive a comprehensive handover of directorship from day one, as you take over leadership of the department, with the support of the wider partnership team.

  • You will deal with a broad range of work, including; Sales and purchases, commercial leases, landlord and tenant, development, and investment work
  • This role would be an excellent opportunity for someone that may have hit a glass ceiling in their current role
  • You will have an opportunity for full equity partnership in the firm

Requirements & Benefits

  • You will be a Commercial Property Solicitor with 4 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to the amount of PQE, applications are encouraged from even the most experienced of candidates)
  • Experience in managing and mentoring more junior colleagues is an advantage but is not essential
  • You should have first-class communication skills
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of PQE
  • You will receive an industry-leading benefits package
  • Flexible working arrangements

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Commercial Property Solicitor / Senior Associate / Partner to join this successful and reputable firm in Norfolk

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