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Residential Development Associate

£55000 - £70000 per annum

Managing this Role


Lucy Burt

Senior Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

As a Top 50 firm, the unit provides a complete and unmatched service to the UK's most prominent and affluent commercial and residential developers. Join a team that offers the best work, a progressive working environment and committed career progression within an international-prevalent firm. Working at Associate level, you will work with Partners and manage key relationships as your reputation in the sector thrives.

The Firm

This international firm has excelled through the ranks and sits firmly at Top 50 in revenue, with a global presence. The firm achieved a record-breaking increase in turnover in the past 3 years due to the success of its entrepreneurial approach and transforming leadership - the sky is the limit when it comes to opportunity and progression.

The firm offers a plethora of investment and has excelled through lateral Partner recruitment from top firms, laying down the infrastructure with an abundance of quality work - demonstrated by a client base with an international scope working with some of the largest companies across the globe.

They have significant international expertise in real estate, telecoms, infrastructure and engineering- many ranking as band 1. You will be given the opportunity to work alongside like-minded, driven individuals in a collaborative, supportive culture. The firm strongly believes flexibility is a crucial component in sustainable work-life balance, and this is demonstrated through the autonomous and flexible working approach and realistic yearly billable target.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Residential Development Associate to join its award-winning team in the Leeds office.

In terms of remit, reputation and client-base, the team is unmatched regionally and nationally, working on the most significant and exciting Developments.

Your role in the market-leading team will be to consult on all aspects of site regeneration schemes, mixed use, urban extensions, the purchase and development of strategic land, joint ventures and collaborations and the development and disposals of new housing neighbourhoods.

The client-base is truly enviable, with their being connections to key influencers in the market. In providing a full service to clients as part of a cohesive group, you will engage with colleagues who specialise in, whilst building your understanding in planning, construction, corporate, tax and property finance matters.

You will be responsible for nurturing current and future client relationships, with you having a trusted role in the team, and being actively encouraged to increase your own reputation in the market.

The blend of work, culture and structured progression will see ongoing promotion in the team, leading to a more senior role quickly, as will be encouraged from Day 1.


  • You will be a Solicitor with 3 years experience in Developments, either commercial or residential
  • Commercially minded, and willing to engage in business development
  • Keen to develop expertise

Salary and benefits:

  • Competitive salary, applicable to regular and ongoing reviews
  • The firm is committed to providing an evolving benefit package

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