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Job Title Real Estate Knowledge Lawyer Closing Date 18-Dec-2022 Department Real Estate Job Location Bristol; London Role Lawyers Description We are looking for a Knowledge Lawyer (PSL) to join our Real Estate Knowledge Team. The role is intended to be full-time, but we are very happy to consider applicants looking to work four days a week or equivalent hours. The opportunity You will provide technically excellent, business-focused and pro-active Knowledge support to the Real Estate fee earner teams across our three UK offices. Osborne Clarke LLP has an outstanding reputation in real estate due to the quality and breadth of our client base and the value and complexity of the work we undertake. This Knowledge Lawyer role has been created due to the growth of the Real Estate team and its need for high quality Knowledge Lawyer support It is a great opportunity to either begin or continue your career in Knowledge. You will be joining a well-established Real Estate Knowledge Team which is part of our market leading and supportive Knowledge Team. The key responsibilities Joining our Real Estate Knowledge Team, you will provide knowledge support to our UK-based Real Estate team (100+ fee earners) on a broad range of work which includes investments, commercial developments, residential developments and operational real estate. The Real Estate Knowledge Team: * creates and maintains precedents, guidance notes, checklists, general advice notes and other products to support our fee earner teams in providing a comprehensive lifecycle service to our clients; * keeps the fee earner teams up-to-date on legal, regulatory and market practice developments through written legal updates, organising and chairing knowledge exchange sessions, and by developing and delivering legal training to the Real Estate team; and * supports our fee earners with technical legal queries, providing solutions-focused, practical advice. We are keen to increase the number of client 'Insights' and other external knowledge publications produced within Real Estate. Technical skills and experience We are looking for: * A fee earning lawyer or current Knowledge Lawyer (PSL) with experience of working in a commercial law firm. * A thorough understanding of the property law of England and Wales and its application to commercial business issues including those relevant to our housebuilder clients. * Enthusiasm for presenting technical legal and regulatory issues in a clear, accessible and professional manner to both our legal teams and to clients. * A client-orientated approach and a demonstrable interest in client knowledge activities, with prior experience of presenting to clients as well as to internal audiences. * Commercial awareness, including an ability to think laterally and to develop ideas in relation to business opportunities and products, and an appreciation of fee earner needs and constraints. * Proficiency in generating the confidence of others, particularly at senior levels and in building the networks required to obtain the buy-in of relevant partner and other stakeholders * An ability to make decisions and progress work and projects quickly without undue process or over-complication; and a motivated self-starter. * An understanding of how technology can be used to drive productivity gains and cost efficiencies Salary and benefits We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits. For more information or to apply At Osborne Clarke we welcome direct applications - if you would like any further information about the role, or the firm, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact, in complete confidence, Angharad Jenkins in the recruitment team on ****************@osborneclarke.com or 0117*********. At Osborne Clarke we value difference and encourage applicants from all social backgrounds, ethnicities, disabilities, gender identities, and sexual or romantic orientations. We want everyone to feel that OC is a place where you can be yourself and where you belong, and our range of interest groups and diversity networks - not to mention our great teams - are a part of making that a reality. We support working families via a range of family and caring friendly policies and will accommodate flexible working where we can. We value the health and wellbeing of our people: for example, we're signatories to the Mindful Business Charter, have an active network of mental health champions and offer free initiatives and flexible benefits to all our people. Being an inclusive employer is important to us. We have made a number of external commitments such as the Race Fairness Commitment and Women in Law Pledge, and are working with organisations like Stonewall to become a more inclusive employer. Osborne Clarke is a Living Wage Employer, so we're committed to paying everybody in our business enough to live on and to enable them to save for the future. We want you to be able to show us your best during the recruitment process. If you require any adjustments to be made during the application, interview process or when working with us, please let us know.