In-house Property Solicitor
Rare opportunity for a development Solicitor to move In-house and join a closely knit and integral legal department which enjoys a straight line into the Chairman. The Cheshire based group enjoys a credible reputation in its sector and has continued to grow though its agility, diversity and strong moral compass.
Reporting into the General Counsel and Company Secretary the team requires a confident and self-sufficient development Solicitor of at least 5 years PQE, those outside of this bracket with demonstrable ability will also be considered. You will take a lead in; negotiating site purchase contracts, planning and drafting documents including reports and briefs for the construction workforce, option agreements etc. You'll also have had exposure to funding issues and arranging documentation for the funding of site purchases and development, liaising with external solicitors regarding mortgage documentation etc.
This position is likely to suit a client facing and communicative commercial property Solicitor who may have had experience of acquiring residential developments sites for home-builders from either an In-house or Private Practice perspective.
The culture is very employee orientated and the legal department enjoys little by way of turnover due to the work life balance on offer.
Salary will be competitive and in line with your experience. For a confidential conversation please contact Steve Shakespeare for further information!