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Commercial Property Solicitor

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Berkshire, Reading
£52500 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Barristers, Private Practice
Experience Level
Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Real Estate
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

Commercial Property Associate 2+ years PQE I Top 100 Firm l Reading

The Firm

This Top 100 firm is entrepreneurial in spirit and, as such, remains in the top tiers across most of its practice areas. They now have a headcount of over 700 lawyers with offices nationally and internationally and have a strong presence in the market both in the UK and overseas.

They have a highly collegiate atmosphere in which junior lawyers sit with senior partners as they want their entire staff body to be doing quality work from day one. To facilitate this, the firm has invested a great deal of time and money into creating an innovative training infrastructure that you will not find elsewhere.

Their learning and development program is widely respected in the legal sector and they are known for their progressive approach to staff investment.

The Role

This Top 100 firm is looking to further expand its flourishing team with the addition of a Commercial Property Associate with 4+ years PQE to be based in their Reading office.

This firm's highly regarded Real Estate team in London is growing, and the role on offer is a great opportunity to develop. The prospects for professional advancement are clear cut.

The team provides advice on all areas of real estate and acts for a wide range of clients including developers, retailers, social housing, banks and lending institutions.

They will provide you with an excellent platform to develop both your technical ability and business development skills within a supportive and thriving team.

You will likely soon develop close client relationships that will endure throughout your career. The firm's encouragement of a decent work/life balance and complementary interests will help you towards a strong long-term profile in this region.

You will be a core part of the team and able to access the technology, support and resources you require. The lawyer teams are also well supported by our Business Services Finance, HR, IT and Risk functions.

This firm offers flexible working.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Commercial Property Solicitor 2+ PQE experienced in:
    • Purchase, sale and development of commercial property
    • Good quality investment, development work and asset management
    • Complex landlord and tenant and advice
    • Secured lending/property finance
    • Acquisition disposals
    • Acting on behalf of high-profile banks and developers
  • Confident and personable
  • General Commercial Property background
  • Strong client and matter management skills
  • A track record of successful practice development


  • Commercial Property Associate 2+ years PQE
  • England & Wales Qualified

This is an opportunity for an ambitious Commercial Property Associate with 2+ years PQE to join a leading practice, based in their Reading office.


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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