|PQE:||5 years +|
|Practice group:||Real Estate|
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No matter where our clients are in today’s competitive real estate market, advice with a global perspective is indispensable. Our clients need a team by their side to navigate this rapidly changing legal environment that’s often complicated by multijurisdictional issues. Whether they are an investor, lender, developer, landowner or tenant, a buyer or seller of real estate, they know the challenges of this market—and want experienced counsel from people who understand all their real estate needs.
At Dentons, we bring strong, established local, regional and global experience and know-how to help our clients succeed in all their real estate ventures and projects. With over 500 real estate lawyers and our commitment to an integrated approach, we give clients the comfort of a global presence with a deep understanding of the local real estate terrain. Because opportunities don’t wait, we anticipate trends and react with speed and certainty on client's behalf, collaborating with them every step of the way.
Whether our clients need expertise in real estate leasing, project finance, acquisition and disposition, development, construction, or investment, or they need the services of astute counsel to resolve a real estate dispute, our team of committed, respected professionals across the globe is keen to help our clients succeed. Where their needs extend beyond real estate, Dentons offers a panoply of legal expertise and services worldwide in all business-related areas, including: insolvency and debt restructuring, environmental and regulatory compliance, corporate structuring, taxation, and cross-border matters, to name but a few.
|Purpose of role|
Following our successful merger with Maclay Murray Spens last year, our Real Estate practice has been going from strength to strength. We are looking for a 5 years + PQE English qualified lawyer to join our team in Edinburgh and play a leading role in the delivery of English real estate work out of Scotland. You will undertake a broad and varied range of real estate work, play a substantial part in the business development activities of the department, engaging with colleagues in a number of our offices.
Real estate finance, investment based disposals and acquisitions (including corporate share acquisitions), development and restructuring and insolvency transactions, including:
· Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial real estate documents, including sale/purchase contracts, development agreements, agreements for lease and leases
· Drafting, reviewing and negotiating the property documentation on real estate finance transactions
· Liaising with our tax, planning, construction, employment, corporate and banking teams as appropriate
· Dealing with the usual real estate due diligence requirements such as the preparation/review of certificates/reports on title
· Carrying out asset management and portfolio management type work (eg shopping centres) and providing general landlord/tenant leasing advice
|Required experience, skills and attributes|
We are a truly global law firm and as such, always welcome hearing from those with foreign language capabilities.
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