5 days ago
The Real Estate group currently consists of 12 partners, 1 consultant, 3 senior counsel, 23 associates, 5 trainees and 5 paralegals. The team is one of the most-wide ranging in the UK and is recognised as a leader in undertaking work across the whole real estate sector. Our expertise encompasses not only mainstream property law, but also landlord and tenant, construction, real estate disputes, planning and environmental law, tax, corporate structuring and property finance.
We are looking for an associate (2-4 years PQE) to join the group and have the opportunity to undertake a wide range of real estate matters. The associate will work directly with one or two partners, however there may be the opportunity to work with other partners within the group. Work will encompass a range of real estate including development, Landlord & Tenant, investment and management for a range of clients in the areas that we focus on.
Our areas of focus are:
Real estate finance
Investment – Acquisitions and Dispositions
Hotels and Leisure
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Strong academic background
Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales
Training and practising experience with a well regarded commercial real estate practice
Good broad knowledge of real estate matters and market
Active involvement in business development and experience of developing and maintaining client relationships
Personable and outgoing
Ability to understand a client’s business and deliver commercially focussed advice
Ability to work both independently and in conjunction with partners
Experience of supervising and mentoring junior lawyers and trainees
Circa 2-4 years’ pqe.
Competitive, depending on experience
The standard Firm working hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday although we ask for flexibility from our employees as necessary to accommodate business needs. Taylor Wessing supports agile working, and the Talent Resourcing team would happily have conversations with potential candidates about how we could support agile or flexible working needs.
Diversity & Inclusion
Please note that any reference to PQE levels should be seen as a guide, and we will review profiles of candidates with the experience necessary to fulfil the position. Taylor Wessing is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. Recognising the value diversity brings to the firm is key to our people strategy and it's what makes Taylor Wessing a great place to work. All decisions relating to recruitment and selection, appraisals and career development are objective, free from bias and based solely on individual abilities and merit. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about recruitment at the Firm, or require any reasonable adjustments to be made in regards to your application. For more information on our approach to diversity & inclusion, please visit taylorwessing.com/diversity