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Residential Development Solicitor

JMC Legal Recruitment
£65000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Real Estate, Commercial property
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

Residential Development Solicitor - Birmingham - International Firm

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Residential Development Solicitor with 3-6 years of experience to develop their legal career in an award winning Real Estate team in Birmingham.

The Firm:

This firm is a Top Tier, international, firm with a first rate reputation in the Real Estate Sector. They are known for advising household name clients on landmark projects.

The team works on a national basis, meaning you will collaborate with the London teams too, guaranteeing a spread of projects.

The work covers the whole spectrum of their real estate requirements, covering acquisition, development, funding, investment and asset management requirements, with particular focus on major logistics and manufacturing projects, alternative asset classes (hotels, student accommodation and BtR), private sector residential development, public sector led development opportunities, new business park developments, Grade A office developments and investments, major infrastructure projects and nuclear sector support.

The firm is known for promoting from within. You will enjoy mentored career progression, allowing you to climb as far as your ambition allows.

The Role:

This firm have acknowledged their specialism within their Real Estate team for residential development work for their existing developer client base.

They currently have a vacancy for a 3 Year+ PQE Solicitor to join their established residential development team and development finance team within our Real Estate department. You will enjoy a broad case load including:

  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Collaborations and equalisation arrangements with other landowners
  • Securing funding and investment
  • Negotiating development agreements, master development agreements and lease structuring, and dealing with the property components of new corporate joint ventures.

You will be working with the Partners on key aspects of the projects, meaning your contribution will be recognised at the highest level.

The team is friendly and sociable and highly collaborative, meaning you will enjoy a broad variety of work.


  • Solid property development experience coupled with strong legal acumen.
  • Ability to support existing caseloads while actively contributing to Business Development
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines while maintaining accuracy

What's on offer:

  • Competitive Salary (based on experience)
  • Impressive bonus structure
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Hybrid working

If this role is of interest to you, please apply today for immediate consideration.


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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