Real Estate Associate

PQE: 2 years +
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Team: Real Estate
Location: Manchester
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

Our Real Estate group is one of the largest real estate teams in the UK, advising an impressive range of clients including commercial and residential developers, investors, major corporate occupiers and banks/funders. Offering exceptional market knowledge the team holds an outstanding reputation with clients and the market generally. “Clients are full of admiration for this team, noting it combines outstanding technical expertise with a “very” responsive service” (Chambers).

You have the opportunity to join an energetic and award-winning team, as our Manchester team have recently been awarded Law Firm of the 2020 at the North West Residential Property Awards and won Legal Professional Team of the Year at the Legal Residential Awards 2020.

The role

Our busy Manchester team is seeking an additional commercial real estate associate. We are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic individual to deal with a varied and high-quality caseload which will include development matters (both residential and commercial), acquisitions and disposals and landlord and tenant matters. You will be supporting the wider growth agenda for the practice, and the role will provide every opportunity to develop your career to the next level and beyond.

Shoosmiths Real Estate team in Manchester is one the leading real estate teams in the city.  The team was established almost ten years ago and now boasts an enviable roster of national and local clients with a major focus on commercial development, residential development and retail.   

You'll be working with people who thrive on being pro-active, bringing energy and ideas to make a real difference to clients. You'll be expected to make things happen and take initiative from day one. If you join us, we'll give you the support to build your career and boost your skills. 

As a people centric firm, we invest heavily in developing our people by providing the structure, a supportive work culture in an innovative and flexible environment. 

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.