Senior Associate - Real Estate

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  • Location: County Antrim

  • Salary: Up to £55k

  • Sector: Legal

  • Closing Date:

  • Job type: 

    Solicitor / lawyer
  • Contact: Orla Milligan

  • Contract Type: Permanent

Associate/ Senior Associate Solicitor –Real Estate - Belfast

Our client is a global legal business based in Belfast City Centre. They are seeking to recruit a 4-5 year PQE Associate Solicitor to join the Real Estate team in Belfast.

Ideally, candidates will have gained a broad range of post-qualified Real Estate experience.Candidates with more than 5 years PQE – ideally in sales and acquisitions, commercial lettings, landlord and tenant issues, property development, banking and real estate finance will also be considered.

The Department

Our clients Real Estate team deal with all aspects of real estate legal issues, including high-value acquisitions and disposals, portfolio management, development (including regeneration projects) and the creation and treatment of all kinds of investments. They act for landowners, occupiers, developers, funders, contractors and professionals across the sector. They also work with landlords and tenants within the institutional, corporate, retail and public sectors.

Main function of job

To demonstrate technical and commercial expertise and the ability to deliver results within required time frames in order to provide the highest service level to external clients whilst demonstrating and communicating a clear understanding of business needs/changes to internal clients.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a drive to succeed, and an enthusiasm to engage with clients. It is important that the successful candidate has the ability to work as part of a team in addition to being confident working under his/ her own initiative.

Person Specification:

  • Excellent drafting skills and first-rate technical knowledge are a pre-requisite for this role.
  • Sector experience of working within Real Estate would be advantageous but not essential.
  • The ability to manage key accounts to support the client partner would make this individual stand out. Strong interpersonal skills are a prerequisite.
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate a drive to succeed, an enthusiasm to engage with clients and an interest in the NI/Belfast property market.
  • Dual qualified within the UK/Rep of Ireland would be an advantage.

Main Duties:

  • Achieve time recording targets split between chargeable and investment time in any one financial year.
  • Achieve individual financial targets in line with sales plan.
  • Understand client requirements and manage cases in line with service level agreements and best practice.
  • Analyse risk and further develop sound judgement enabling the justification of decisions to clients internally and externally.
  • Prioritise work effectively and to maximise efficiency in working practices.
  • Build working relationships internally and externally in order to develop business networks and create a solid understanding of the Firm’s direction and client needs.
  • Develop increased levels of technical and commercial knowledge via training or supervised working practices.

Whats on offer

The suitable candidate will receive excellent benefits including 25 days holidays, pension, life assurance and health care - along with a clear career path.Competitive salary on offer for the successful candidate.

For a confidential discussion please call Orla Milligan. Contact details through the link above.

By applying for this role you are consenting to Energis Recruitment holding your details for a period of 12 months to be considered for other roles. As a candidate you have the right to consent or object to this

By applying for this role you are consenting to Energis Recruitment holding your details for a period of 12 months to be considered for other roles. As a candidate you have the right to consent or object to this.

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