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Senior Associate - Housing Litigation

  • £85000 - £100000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

This is a superb opening for a senior Hosuing litigation solicitor to join a celebrated team. Ranked highly in the Legal 500 you will work on the highest-quality matters.

This is an excellent moment for an experienced Housing Litigation Solicitor to progress their career withing a Top 100 UK law firm.

The Firm:

Ranked in the Top 100, this firm is different to many other City firms - they have a unique progressive culture, and unlike other City firms, it is common for people to stay with them for their entire careers. As a result, it is rare to find staff retention rates this good.

The firm is known for dealing with the highest quality work, and the London office has 400 members known for punching well above their weight.

In the last 12 months alone, the practice has advised its developer and social housing clients on £1.6 billion of residential sales and over £1 billion of refinancing.

The firm values work-life balance and has a friendly, progressive and supportive team dynamic but handles quality work like that of much larger City firms.

You will benefit from impressive support systems and a flexible approach to hybrid working.

The Role:

This Top 100 firm is seeking a Housing Litigation Solicitor 5 PQE to join its City of London office at the Senior Associate level.

You will find that the practice acts for the majority of London's major Housing Associations that together, manage assets valued at over £17.3 billion.

There is the opportunity to work on every aspect of housing litigation and residential property litigation matters - ranging from possession claims and injunction applications to risk advisory and everything in between.

The team works within both the social housing and private sectors leading to a diverse client roster consisting of developers, private individuals, companies, charities and institutions as well as large housing associations.

You will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from highly skilled Partners, a valuable opportunity to build upon your skills and abilities. While you will work closely with the Partners, you will also have exposure to dealing with clients directly as the firm is a strong believer in "learning by doing".

The Housing Litigation sub-team consists of a Partner, two senior associates, two solicitors and four paralegals. You will work independently on your own caseload with light supervision from the Partner.

As this is a senior position you will have the opportunity to mentor more junior members of staff as well as participate in business development to assist with continuing the growth of the department.

The Housing sub-team sits within the wider 21-strong litigation team and there are very solid prospects for progression as the Housing team has grown rapidly in the last 5 years.

Requirements:

England and Wales qualified solicitor with 5-7 years PQEExperience of Housing Litigation is essentialWilling to supervise junior colleaguesComfortable with business development

Benefits

You will receive a market-leading salary, which will vary dependent on experiencePrivate healthcare50/50 hybrid working policy25-30 days annual leaveSuperb training and mentoring from senior solicitors and partners

This will is a fantastic Senior Housing Litigation role in a well-renowned Top 100 UK law firm ranked highly in the Legal 500.

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

Associate - Housing Litigation

  • £75000 - £90000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

This Top 100 UK full-service law firm's reputation is first class; you will not be disappointed by the quality of the work they have running throughout. They genuinely believe in a 'people-focused' approach.

This is an excellent moment for an experienced Housing Litigation Solicitor to join a highly respected firm within a celebrated department that is ranked highly in the Legal 500 and Chambers.

The Firm:

Ranked in the Top 100, this firm is different to many other City firms - they have a unique progressive culture, and unlike other City firms, it is common for people to stay with them for their entire careers. As a result, it is rare to find staff retention rates this good.

The firm is known for dealing with the highest quality work, and the London office has 400 members known for punching well above their weight.

In the last 12 months alone, the practice has advised its developer and social housing clients on £1.6 billion of residential sales and over £1 billion of refinancing.

The firm values work-life balance and has a friendly, progressive and supportive team dynamic but handles quality work like that of much larger City firms.

You will benefit from impressive support systems and a flexible approach to hybrid working.

The Role:

This Top 100 firm is seeking a Housing Litigation Solicitor to join its City of London office at the Associate level.

You will find that the practice acts for the majority of London's major Housing Associations that together, manage assets valued at over £17.3 billion.

There is the opportunity to work on every aspect of housing litigation and residential property litigation matters - ranging from possession claims and injunction applications to risk advisory and everything in between.

The team works within both the social housing and private sectors leading to a diverse client roster consisting of developers, private individuals, companies, charities and institutions as well as large housing associations.

You will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from highly skilled Partners, a valuable opportunity to build upon your skills and abilities. While you will work closely with the Partners, you will also have exposure to dealing with clients directly as the firm is a strong believer in "learning by doing".

The Housing Litigation sub-team consists of a Partner, two senior associates, two solicitors and four paralegals. You will work independently on your own caseload with light supervision from the Senior Associates and Partner involvement.

The Housing sub-team sits within the wider 21-strong litigation team and there are very solid prospects for progression as the Housing team has grown rapidly in the last 5 years.

Requirements:

England and Wales qualified solicitor with 3-5 years PQEExperience of Housing Litigation is essentialAble communicator with a client focusGood work ethic and the ability to perform in a fast-paced environment

Benefits

You will receive a market-leading salary, which will vary dependent on experiencePrivate healthcare50/50 hybrid working policy25-30 days annual leaveSuperb training and mentoring from senior solicitors and partners

This will is a fantastic Housing Litigation role in a pioneering and flexibe firm in the heart of London.

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

Housing Solicitor

  • £45000 - £55000 per annum Excellent Working environment

This Top 150 firm is consistently ranked highly in the Legal 500 and for the third consecutive year has been accredited on 'The Times-best law Firms of the Year'.

They now seek a 1 PQE Housing Solicitor to join its award-winning department based in North London. This role will allow you to work alongside Legal 500 & Spears ranked Partners and gain exposure to an excellent quality of work.

The Firm:

Based in North London, this firm has an excellent reputation and is regarded as one of the Country's leading firms.

This firm prefers to grow 'organically' and likes to promote from within; they now have over 200 employees, including over 50 Partners, most of which have been with the firm for years.

The Role:

This Top 150 outfit now seek to build upon their continued success with an 1 PQE Housing Solicitor.

You will be running a varied caseload on all aspects of housing law, including possession proceedings and claims for poor housing conditions. You will be acting for both occupiers (tenants and leaseholders) and landlords. Knowledge of leasehold work would be advantageous.

Requirements:

You will be a Housing Solicitor 1-3 relevant years of PQEYou will be a dynamic and personable individualYou will have strong communication skills and the ability to work well within a team

This is a standout opportunity for a Housing Solicitor to join a high-quality and growing North London firm with strong career prospects.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

Associate - Social Housing

  • £67000 - £80000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

This is an exciting opportunity for Solicitor with experience in Social Housing to join a Top 50 UK law firm currently undergoing rapid international expansion.

Among the top law firms in the country, you will find many of these teams within this respected practice are ranked in the top tiers of the Legal 500 with many lawyers being recognised as pioneers in their field by Chambers & Partners.

The Firm:

The firm is well known for its strength across the real estate sector and competes with some of the top practices across both domestic and international work.

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.

You will find a supportive and encouraging environment with mentoring from some the top lawyers in the sector. This leads to junior solicitors gaining experience beyond their years and you will find unrivalled progression opportunities.

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.

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. You will also benefit from a modern and flexible approach to work, with hybrid working readily available.

The Role:

The firm is seeking a Real Estate Associate Solicitor 1 - 5 PQE to join its celebrated Social Housing team in the firm's flagship office based in the City of London.

The Social Housing team is well-known for the quality of legal service it provides and this role will specialise in the acquisition and development of affordable housing. You will gain exposure to a variety of real estate areas connected to the affordable housing sector - making this job more varied than most.

With growth continuing both within the team but also the wider firm, what really sets this position apart is the opportunity for progression, particularly for those seeking to achieve Senior Associate and beyond.

The workload will focus primarily on acquisitions and development of affordable housing. You will have the opportunity to participate or even lead projects including forward funding; forward commitment agreements; planning agreements, nominations and infrastructure agreements; management agreements and leases; joint ventures; lease/leaseback funding arrangements; commercial leases and associated property law work.

Other work will involve dealing with precedents and due diligence as well rectification matters including variations to 106 agreements, nomination agreements and title documents. You will have the opportunity to assist in training and supervising junior members of the team as part of your development.

The role will provide unrivalled client exposure with the opportunity to work directly alongside award-winning Partners in a collaborative and non-hierarchical team.

Requirements:

You will be an England & Wales Solicitor 1 - 5 PQEHave real estate experience- ideally relating to social housingAble communicator with strong client care


Benefits:

Salary above market rate and negotiable depending on experiencePrivate healthcareExpert training and development from top Partners in the sectorImpressive flexibility and hybrid working optionsRoom for progression within the team

This is an excellent opportunity for a Real Estate Associate to join this pioneering firm based in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for further information.

Managing Associate/Legal Director

  • £100000 - £120000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

This rapidly growing UK law firm ranked in the Top 50 is seeking a Managing Associate/Legal Director to join the practice's stand-out Housing and Regeneration Team.

This is a superb opportunity for a solicitor wishing to progress their career within an award-winning UK law firm. This practice is ranked in the top tiers of the Legal 500 across most practice areas - displaying the quality that runs through the entire business.

The Firm:

This firm has several lawyers known as experts in the field 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.

This firm is well decorated, and awarded for its excellent service with recognition from the Legal 500, Chambers and more! Despite their size, they have managed to keep a friendly and meritocratic culture. They are a Top 50 law firm with an excellent work environment and an exemplary culture to match.

They operate a modern, collegiate culture, with a fresh approach. In addition, the firm operates a pioneering agile working policy, with the opportunity to split your time between the office and working from home.

The Role:

This top-ranking and award-winning firm is seeking a Managing Associate/Legal Director with Real Estate experience and 4 PQE to join their City of London office.

This is a unique, exciting chance for an ambitious solicitor to progress their career within one of the UK's foremost law firms. This role offers a solid stepping stone for those with the long-term aspiration of achieving Partnership.

You will be joining a renowned Housing team, ranked Tier 2 in the Legal 500. You will find yourself working alongside some of the top lawyers in the sector with impressive support systems in place to support you develop your personal practice.

The team deals with real estate acquisition and development work as well as major regeneration projects. The practice advises on all aspects of law relating to actors in the sector, from construction, planning and procurement matters to advising on finance facilities for both lenders and borrowers alongside general corporate and employment advice.

The team's clients include major housing associations such as Swan Housing Association, One Housing group, Peabody Trust and a number of Local Authorities.

As a senior member of the team, you will assist in strategic business development initiative to grow the practice as well as provide supervision for more junior members of the department.

You will advise Local Authorities on regeneration and housing projects as well as the disposal of land. Land assembly matters including option and promotion agreements. Dealing with real estate transactions such as advising on existing overage agreements; infrastructure agreements; licences to occupy and grants of leases. You will manage your own caseload and assist others on large scale mixed regeneration schemes and joint venture opportunities.

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

Person specification:

You will be a Real Estate Solicitor 4 PQEYou will have experience advising local authorities and public sector bodiesYou must have a proven track record in business development


Benefits:

Salary is competitive and entirely dependent on experienceBetween 25 and 30 days holidayFlexible and Hybrid working optionsExcellent support systems and tailored development and progression


This is a stand-out Real Estate position in the City of London with a Top 50 firm during an exciting time of international growth.

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

Senior Solicitor - Building & Fire Safety

  • £85000 - £100000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits


This is a unique opportunity for a Constuction solicitor to join as a Senior Assocaite within a highly ranked Legal 500 team.

As an integral team member you will influence the development of the department, with the opporuntity to supervise more junior colleageus.

The Firm

This City firm is ranked in the Top 200, but you will find a culture that stands them apart from the usual machine of the City. They are forward-thinking, collegiate and put the people at the heart of their business.

The business has a strong pedigree of legal talent, fostered by its 150 year history of excellence.

They are multi-award winning and are known Nationally for their commitment to nurturing and developing legal talent; this is demonstrated by their retention rate of staff at all levels. They use cutting-edge technology and are ahead of the curve in the legal landscape.

You will find a client base that is National and International; this includes many FTSE 250 companies and some of the largest Registered Providers of social housing.

As a growing practice, this firm offers exciting prospects for progression. This makes it the ideal place for junior - mid-level solicitors to launch their careers. Not only will you find some top-quality work but you will also gain insight from some of the country's most pioneering legal professionals.

In addition, solicitors at every level benefit from a modern and flexible hybrid working policy.

The Role

You will be joining a Tier 4 ranked Legal 500 Contentious Construction team based in the London office.

The team have been instrumental in conducting matters related to the implications on the construction industry related to the Grenfell Disaster.

The role will require a background in contentious construction work with a specific focus on matters relating to the Building Safety Act 2022 and the Fire Safety Act 2021 as well as the new rights of redress to enable owners, landlords and leaseholders to seek compensation for defective work.

You will advise some of the largest Registered Providers of social housing in the UK and other building owners in relation to claims and legislative changes affecting tall and low-rise buildings.

As a senior member of this successful team, you will also partake in varied and interesting business development activities as well as supervision of junior team members.

Other duties will include drafting submissions for adjudication and arbitration proceedings and managing proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court.

Requirements

England & Wales qualified solicitor with 5-8 years PQEExperience as a Construction solicitor (ideally contentious)Comfortable with client contactAble to independently run own files

Benefits

Competitive salary, above market rate and with London weightingStarting holiday allowance of 25 daysPrivate healthcareFlexible and hybrid working optionsImpressive company pension

This is an excellent opportunity for a Building and Fire Safety Senior Associate to join a stand-out Construction team with a top law firm based in The City.

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

Solicitor - Building & Fire Safety

  • £75000 - £85000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

Are you a solicitor with a passion for Construction Law? This is a first-class opportunity for a Building & Fire Safety Associate to join the Construction team of an established London law firm.

You will find an interesting variety of work within a firm that is ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500 and Chambers across a number of practice areas.

The Firm

This City firm is ranked in the Top 200, but you will find a culture that stands them apart from the usual machine of the City. They are forward-thinking, collegiate and put the people at the heart of their business.

They are multi-award winning and are known Nationally for their commitment to nurturing and developing legal talent; this is demonstrated by their retention rate of staff at all levels. They use cutting-edge technology and are ahead of the curve in the legal landscape.

You will find a client base that is National and International; this includes many FTSE 250 companies and some of the largest Registered Providers of social housing.

As a growing practice, this firm offers exciting prospects for progression. This makes it the ideal place for junior - mid-level solicitors to launch their careers. Not only will you find some top-quality work but you will also gain insight from some of the country's most pioneering legal professionals.

In addition, solicitors at every level benefit from a modern and flexible hybrid working policy.

The Role

You will be joining a Tier 4 ranked Legal 500 Contentious Construction team based in the London office.

The team have been instrumental in conducting matters related to the implications on the construction industry related to the Grenfell Disaster.

The role will require a background in contentious construction work with a specific focus on matters relating to the Building Safety Act 2022 and the Fire Safety Act 2021 as well as the new rights of redress to enable owners, landlords and leaseholders to seek compensation for defective work.

You will advise some of the largest Registered Providers of social housing in the UK and other building owners in relation to claims and legislative changes affecting tall and low-rise buildings.

As an integral part of this successful team, you will also partake in varied and interesting business development activities.

Other duties will include drafting submissions for adjudication and arbitration proceedings and managing proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court.

Requirements

England & Wales qualified solicitor with 3-5 years PQEExperience as a Construction solicitor (ideally contentious)Comfortable with client contactAble to independently run own files

Benefits

Competitive salary, above market rate and with London weightingStarting holiday allowance of 25 daysPrivate healthcareFlexible and hybrid working optionsImpressive company pension

This is an excellent opportunity for a Building and Fire Safety Associate to join a stand-out Construction team with a top law firm based in The City.

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

Housing Lawyer

  • £40000 - £65000 per annum excellent benefits

This Legal 500, award winning firm is seeking an NQ-5 PQE Housing Solicitor to join their flourishing office in Bromley.

The firm

Although the firm is large, it stands out for the lovely family friendly culture it has running throughout the firm; They have recently taken on over 30 new members of staff, bringing their total headcount to over 140 staff.

The Role

You will be running a varied caseload on all aspects of housing law, including possession proceedings and claims for poor housing conditions. You will be acting for both occupiers (tenants and leaseholders) and landlords. Knowledge of leasehold work would be advantageous.

Requirements & Salary

You will be a Housing Solicitor NQ-5 relevant years of PQEYou will be a dynamic and personable individualYou will have strong communication skills and the ability to work well within a teamSalary is highly competitive, negotiable and dependent upon your level of experience. They are looking for long-term hires and pay well for the right candidate.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

Housing Solicitor

  • £35000 - £50000 per annum excellent benefits

This Legal 500, award winning firm is seeking an NQ-2 PQE Housing Solicitor to join their flourishing office in Bromley.

The firm

Although the firm is large, it stands out for the lovely family friendly culture it has running throughout the firm; They have recently taken on over 30 new members of staff, bringing their total headcount to over 140 staff.

The Role

You will be running a varied caseload on all aspects of housing law, including possession proceedings and claims for poor housing conditions. You will be acting for both occupiers (tenants and leaseholders) and landlords. Knowledge of leasehold work would be advantageous.

Requirements & Salary

You will be a Housing Solicitor NQ-2 relevant years of PQEYou will be a dynamic and personable individualYou will have strong communication skills and the ability to work well within a teamSalary is highly competitive, negotiable and dependent upon your level of experience. They are looking for long-term hires and pay well for the right candidate.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

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