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Residential Development Senior Associate/Legal Director/Partner

Salary: £Competitive

Job Ref: 7998

Location: Norfolk

Contact Name: Vanessa Payne

Contact Tel: 01252 761444

Contact Email: vanessa@ptplegal.co.uk

Our client is looking the recruit a Residential Development Senior Associate/Legal Director.

Job term: Permanent  Full time

Our client is a long established and highly successful law practice offering a full range of legal services to businesses, institutions and high net worth individuals.

The Commercial Property Department

Our client has one of the largest dedicated property departments within any firm outside London covering housebuilding, social housing, property investment, development and management, planning, construction and property litigation. The role is based within the firm’s Residential Development Team which provides acquisition and volume plot sales services to regional and national housebuilders and housing associations. The Team acts for a broad range of national and regional housebuilders, RPs, local authorities and funders on a wide range of issues affecting the housebuilding and social housing sectors:

The team’s work includes:

  • Freehold and leasehold acquisitions and disposals
  • Development Agreements
  • Site set-ups
  • Option agreements and strategic land planning
  • Pre-emption agreements
  • Site assembly for both brownfield and greenfield sites
  • Promotion agreements
  • Consortium/collaboration agreements
  • Overage arrangements
  • Planning, infrastructure and environmental issues
  • Affordable housing disposals and planning agreements
  • Mixed user site development
  • City/town centre regeneration schemes
  • Large volume plot sales
  • Stock transfer and rationalisation
  • Regulation
  • Funding and related drawdown work

The candidate

An ambitious solicitor (or legal executive) with >6 years’ experience gained within a well-regarded city, regional or national firm or in-house with a major housebuilder with a particular skills in site acquisition and assembly and/or volume plot sales provision. You may already be an experienced partner looking for a change or for your next challenge. He/she would be expected to play an active role in marketing and business development as well as providing a high level of service to clients. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a following or strong connections within the industry. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to join a successful team in a growing firm which enjoys an excellent reputation in this area who is capable of helping to drive forward the firm’s ambitious expansion plans for housebuilding work.

Competitive salary (dependent on experience/ability) and benefits including pension scheme, private medical insurance, permanent health insurance, life assurance, holiday from 25 days (pro-rata), cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers.