3 months ago
The team has a national presence through the Birmingham, London and Leeds offices. We act for all top ten house builders and eighteen of the top twenty house builders, our whole team are incredibly specialist and has an enviable national reputation.
The work we carry out comprises of three key elements; Land acquisition work, Plot Support work and Plot Sales.
The Partners encourage a supportive team environment where supervision is always available and members can seek advice and further their knowledge from others. We also work closely with the Planning, Construction and Tax teams.
We are seeking to recruit a Site Set-Up Solicitor/Associate to work in our Plot Support Team in Birmingham. The successful candidate will have a proven background in site set working on both freehold and leasehold schemes and will have a track record for setting sites up for plot sales as well as negotiating infrastructure agreements.
Technical experience acting for housebuilders on their major new build developments essential. The successful candidate will need to be able to work with minimal supervision, manage their own time, administration and develop and maintain client relationships.
Key Skills & Experience
Personality fit is going to be absolutely critical for this role and our successful candidate will be a very personable, bright and confident individual who has excellent administration skills. He/she will also demonstrate the following attributes:
* Technical site set up experience
* experienced residential conveyancer
* excellent commercial acumen
* good communication skills
* ability and willingness to learn
* attention to detail
* organised with time and documents
* ability to prioritise
* good IT skills
* discretion and professionalism
Gateley Plc is a leading national, commercial law firm. Operating in 7 UK cities and with an office in Dubai, the firm helps clients meet their commercial goals through the delivery of clear and pragmatic legal advice and solutions.
In 2015 Gateley made legal history by becoming the first UK law firm to list on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. As a plc, Gateley is able to fulfil its growth strategy: differentiate; incentivise and diversify.
Differentiate: by listing, Gateley demonstrated its progressive and entrepreneurial mind-set – a distinctive approach, which appeals to clients.
Incentivise: Gateley has a unique offer to its staff – equity in the business. An employee share scheme enables everyone working at Gateley Plc to have a stake in its continued growth and success.
Diversify: the Gateley Group provides clients with more than legal advice thanks to the acquisition of tax incentives advisory business Gateley Capitus. Other acquisitions will add complementary services.
Gateley is a full-service legal business which is home to market-leading real estate, corporate, banking & finance and corporate recovery practices.
Gateley is committed to the regional communities in which it is based, and actively supports a number of causes both nationally and regionally. The firm has a reputation as a friendly and sociable place to work and is committed to equality and diversity throughout its offices.