Senior Legal Counsel - Real Estate (Mandarin Speaking)

England, London, City of London
£120000 - £135000 per annum + Excellent benefits
22 Mar 2023
19 Apr 2023
Sam Thompson
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Senior Legal Counsel - Real Estate | Mandarin Speaking required | Global Investments Business

This international Investment Management business focuses on investing in Real Estate, Private Property and Infrastructure. They are part of an international financial conglomerate with offices in Asia and the US, also boasting a very strong relationship with a reputable global bank.

This role will place you at the forefront of the businesses' legal function, giving you exposure to a mixture of high-value Real Estate responsibilities and the opportunity to work closely with a well-experienced General Counsel. For an ambitious Real Estate Lawyer wanting to reach their full potential, this could be the perfect role for you.

The Business

The business is part of a well-renowned, financial group who concentrate on investing into Real Estate, Private Property and Infrastructure all over the Globe. The business has invested in an dynamic combination of Real Estate, including; Shopping Centers, Apartment Blocks, Energy Network's, and much more; with many exciting projects on the horizon in the coming years and months.

You will find a very driven, modern, and responsive team who are motivated to help to achieve the businesses' goals. They make decisions quickly, and quite often, their deals are rather fast-paced. Their deal sizes vary from £150-£500 million. This variety in deal size makes for an exciting workload.

They have a growing Real Estate portfolio across most key Cities in the UK; The team work collaboratively from their Central London office, a stone's throw from Liverpool Street station.

The Role

This is an exciting Senior Legal Counsel - Real Estate role based within a reputable Investment Management business in Central London.

The business is seeking to hire a Senior Legal Counsel to work on an array of Real Estate responsibilities alongside the General Counsel and the Legal Counsel, supporting the investment team. The role would be ideal for someone who has, on top of their Real Estate focus, some exposure to Infrastructure and general Corporate matters.

You will be working alongside the investments team to help to identify and manage potential investment opportunities, by analysing issues, incl; deal structuring, due diligence, deal related regulatory analysis and managing external counsel in relation to the negotiation of transactional documents. You will also have the opportunity to regularly liaise with the Compliance team, working on KYC and other compliance related tasks.

It will also be a requirement for you to review and negotiate third-party contracts relating to the businesses' daily operations. As well as this, it will be essential for you keep abreast of regulatory legal developments which will subsequently affect t the company's investment portfolio.


  • You need to be a UK qualified Solicitor 5-9 years PQE
  • You will have experience in high-value Real Estate works incl; Investment, Funds and Infrastructure
  • You will be business fluent in Mandarin


A very generous bonus (3-4 months of salary), private healthcare, generous pension, lunch allowance and much more

This is an exciting Senior Legal Counsel - Real Estate role based within a well-established Investment Management business in Central London.

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