PQE: 5 years +
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Team: Real Estate
Location: Birmingham, Manchester or Northampton
The firm

A leading UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard” Investors in People, our values and culture are not just words on our website but are the heartbeat of the firm. The lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity makes Shoosmiths a fantastic place to work.

The team

Headed by Melissa Barker, you will be part of a national team who specialise in dealing with all aspects of disposals at residential development sites. The team is spread across our Northampton, Birmingham and Manchester offices having made some key hires in our Manchester office over the past 6 months.  The team is continuing to go from strength to strength and this is being reflected in nominations for ‘Property Team of the Year’ category at this year’s Estates Gazette Awards.

The role

We are looking for an experienced individual to be involved in residential development disposals, which will include sales of affordable houses and commercial units on mixed-use development sites. You will be acting for many of the UK’s best-known housebuilders. The team are also open to considering legal executives. This role will see you as an integral part of the team, bringing a great amount of knowledge and expertise, strengthening it further.

Why should you apply?

We provide a great platform for individuals who want to continue to develop and build upon their experience and skills with a clear and transparent progression plan. This role opens the doors for you to add an impressive list of clients to your work portfolio as well as encourage and support you to build new ones with our highly rated reputation to back you. 

You’ll be working in an environment that is positive, professional and cooperative.

Equal opportunities

Shoosmiths is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.