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Real Estate Lawyer (Associate) - Southampton

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    Private Practice

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  • Contact:

    Jonathan Skerrett

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  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0891

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

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Our Client

​Our client is a leading global law firm with an award-winning commercial real estate practice, based in a growing and dynamic Southampton, an hour and a half from London.

Their practice covers investment, development, disposals, mergers and acquisitions, leasing, joint ventures, large-scale regeneration, infrastructure and energy development projects, real estate financing and restructuring and pre-letting.

The Opportunity

  • Deliver excellent client service and manage and deliver high quality legal work.

  • Make an effective contribution to the firm’s work by aiming to meet and exceed target hours.

  • Build a solid foundation of commercial and legal expertise within a chosen area of law and strengthen relationships with clients, frequently acting as a direct point of contact.

  • Be responsible for some management and delegation of work to and support of junior colleagues.

  • Role-specific - this role will entail a broad range of transactional real estate work, including investment, restructuring, development, acquisitions, disposals, corporate support work and real estate finance.

  • Manage work to support optimal utilisation; assist senior lawyers as required, acting as lead lawyer, where appropriate; delegate and provide feedback to juniors and communicate progress on tasks to supervisor and team members, consulting and offering solutions on difficult technical client issues; and manage the billing process as appropriate

  • Manage, develop and strengthen client relationships through anticipating client needs and expectations; and provide prompt responses and updates on progress.

“Southampton is a great place to live for waterside elegance blended with vibrant city living. Nestled on the south coast, Southampton boasts world leading parks, maritime heritage, cultural diversity and a thriving community spirit.”


For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jonathan Skerrett.
Phone: 020 3778 0891
ReferenceCode: 36031

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