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Associate in Real Estate, Core Real Estate

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18 November 2013
16 December 2013
Vacancy Type
Experience Level

Further information

About Eversheds

Eversheds is not your average law firm and we're not looking for average people. We do things differently - in the way we treat our people and the service we provide. That's how we've become one of the largest law firms in the world and a great place to work and develop your career. The Eversheds real estate practice has status and substance. External commentators often refer to us as one of the largest real estate practices and there are very few firms that have such a varied portfolio of work. We aim to be first to the market for solutions for our clients and work seamlessly across borders, integrating our specialists as they need them. The team includes leading experts working on virtually every form of major infrastructure and development project in the market today; shaping the law and delivering the projects that matter.

Key responsibilities:

The role is in our core real estate team, acting for commercial and residential developers and key public and private stakeholders in development and regeneration.
You will support the team's senior development lawyers acting for institutional investors and property corporate and funds in asset management.
You swill be involved in strategic land for national house builders and strategic development partnerships for public and private bodies.
You will support Eversheds corporate, banking and restructuring teams.

Skills and experience:

You will need to have a sound technical knowledge, a commercial background and a good understanding of commercial and residential development and regeneration to fulfil this role. Ideally you will be between 2-4 years qualified, although we are happy to hear from anyone who feels they have the skills and competencies for the role. You will respond quickly to instructions, able to work under pressure and to manage a number competing projects at any one time.

Key competencies:

You must be able to meet client needs and build exceptional relationships with internal and external contacts. You will have good communication and influencing skills combined with technical skills and knowledge. You will have enthusiasm and drive for business development. You will enjoy working as part of a team but be equally able to manage your own matters efficiently and promptly. You will be client centred, managing quality, risk and finance. Good drafting skills are also required. We’re a modern, progressive law firm. We think differently and we’ve built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through. At Eversheds, we believe that innovation comes from having an inclusive culture of genuine equality and diversity and we’re happy to help with any reasonable adjustments you may require in the recruitment process, or once in post. Eversheds endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Eversheds operates within a preferred supplier list.


Eversheds is one of the world’s largest corporate law firms. Committed locally, but connected globally, with over 40 offices based in the world’s major economic centres.