Nationally the Residential Development team acts for all of the top 10 housebuilders, in all regions of the UK.
Our Birmingham based Residential Development team are now seeking a development solicitor. Whilst ideally seeking a 1+pqe solicitor, the team will consider a newly qualified solicitor offering relevant training, skills and experience.
The work will comprise complex and large scale land acquisitions for household names across England and Wales, collaboration agreements between developers, disposals of serviced parcels, funding arrangements, strategic options, urban regeneration and HCA grant arrangements. Prior experience of working in these specific areas is not required as full training will be provided.
Key Skills & Experience
Personality fit is absolutely critical for this role and our successful candidate will be very personable, self-motivated and a confident individual.
The successful candidate will have a genuine desire to work within the residential development area, have spent the early years of their career learning their craft, and are now keen to develop their skills further in a large, growing team. With high levels of motivation and commitment to giving clients excellent service, they will be commercially aware, proactive and able to work alone and as part of a team. There will be daily interaction with colleagues and clients at every level.
In addition the successful candidate will also demonstrate the following attributes:
- An excellent training record
- Excellent commercial acumen
- Ability and willingness to learn
- Attention to detail
- Organised with time and documents
- Good IT skills
- Discretion and professionalism