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Real Estate Associate - 4 PQE+ / Bristol /+ Hybrid / Chambers-Rated

Stonor Legal
£65,000 - £75,000 + Excellent Benefits + Hybrid Working
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

Job Details

New! - our client is a leading Chambers-rated firm with a top-tier real estate practice who are recognised for their exceptional technical knowledge within the legal directories. Due to growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Real Estate Associate (3-4 PQE+) to join their Bristol office.

The ideal individual will have trained with an established regional, city or national firm and have gained a good overview across a broad range of real estate transactions - notably freehold; leasehold; leases; sub-lets; L&T.

You will be able to demonstrate a consistently strong academic profile and some regional ties to the Bristol area are preferable.

You will work on a broad range of matters, including leasehold and freehold transactions, development work, secured lending and first registrations.

You will have the opportunity to develop your own caseload but also to work with more experienced colleagues on larger projects.

The team’s client base includes large landed estates and other landowners, developers, charities, universities and schools, lenders, businesses and private individuals.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing an agreed caseload of clients in conjunction with the senior solicitors and Department Manager Processing clients’ cases on a timely and cost effective basis
  • Maintaining the highest professional standards in accordance with the firm’s objectives and comply with the firm’s quality standards
  • Keeping clients fully informed of the range of services that the firm offers
  • Supervising junior staff, particularly trainees, from time to time.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have at least a 2.1 degree Have completed training at a recognised and respected firm
  • Be enthusiastic and hard working
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Be a team player and reputable
  • Share and embody our values of excellence, integrity and approachability  

The firm consistently rank highly within employee engagement surveys and frequently promote employee well-being initiatives, remote working and place an emphasis on a sensible work-life balance with many fee-earners and partners balancing family and career commitments.

The team frequently advise on complex commercial property matters in the UK and internationally including:

- Portfolio Management

- Real Estate Finance

- Landlord & Tenant

- Development Projects

- Investment Opportunities

You can expect to contribute to business development initiatives on a regular basis. This opportunity will suit someone looking for early client contact and the opportunity to develop their real estate knowledge and build up a client following in the longer term. This firm are frequently ranked highly in the legal directories and are noted for their exceptional diligence and in-depth technical knowledge.

The firm has a focus on promoting employee well-being and is consistently ranked highly within internal employee engagement surveys with a high retention rate across all PQE levels.

The real estate department handles a broad range of real estate work and includes teams dedicated to dispute resolution, construction, planning and environmental.  The main areas of expertise are:

  • Development
  • Investment
  • Planning
  • Property Tax
  • Property Lit
  • Corporate occupiers (including retail/office/industrial)
  • Banking

This is a collegiate and high-performing team who strive to exceed client expectations on every transaction. Employee engagement surveys reveal this firm to be highly regarded in terms of benefits, work-life balance and career progression.

An attractive financial package with excellent benefits is on offer.

To apply, please submit your CV via the link below or contact:


Stonor Legal are No.1 for legal recruitment across Oxfordshire and the Thames Valley.   
We offer a highly consultative, pro-active service pioneered following successful careers in the law and legal search industry.


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01844 355 794

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