Real Estate Associate

Joe Rees Director and Recruiter

+44 (0) 7903 222 898




£65000-75000 per annum


Private Practice


Permanent Role


11 June 2024


JR/ A/ 1106T

This is an opportunity for a Real Estate Associate to join a Tier 1 ranked legal team in Manchester. This role is designed for an ambitious professional with a minimum of 3 years PQE in commercial property, who is ready to take on the dynamic challenges of the net zero space.

Our client is a prestigious law firm that prides itself on fostering a culture where individuals are valued, encouraged, and challenged to reach their full potential. With a focus on continuous improvement and collaboration, the firm has established itself as a trusted advisor to FTSE 100 and other significant clients, delivering innovative solutions and technical excellence. Embracing diversity, the firm thrives on the contributions of people from a multitude of backgrounds, ensuring an inclusive work environment.

As a Real Estate Associate in Manchester, you will be integral to the firms success, engaging with high-profile infrastructure projects and aiding clients in achieving their decarbonisation objectives. You will be part of a nearly 200-strong Real Estate group, working alongside 7 partners 30 other other fee earners. The role entails managing complex transactions with the aid of cutting-edge legal technology, providing ample opportunities to refine your skills and contribute to the UKs transition to Net Zero.

In addition to a competitive salary, you will benefit from comprehensive training, access to the latest legal tech, and the chance to develop lasting client relationships. This position offers the perfect blend of high-level legal work and the excitement of contributing to significant, transformational projects.

You are an ambitious Real Estate Lawyer with extensive experience, particularly in commercial property. You possess excellent stakeholder management skills, a consultative approach, and a commitment to continuous learning. Your ability to remain composed under pressure and your proactive attitude towards client engagement will make you a perfect fit for this role.

If this role resonates with you, please apply through the advert or contact Joe Rees at Thornton Legal directly on 07903222898 or Stated PQE and salary levels are for guidance only.

Thornton Legal is a specialist legal recruitment agency. We regularly recruit for international, national, Legal 500, regional and boutique law firms across Merseyside, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, West Yorkshire and the West Midlands. Main locations include Liverpool, Chester, Preston, Manchester, Leeds and Shropshire. At Thornton Legal we work with partners, solicitors, paralegals and legal assistants across a range of practice areas including corporate, commercial property, residential property, employment, litigation, private client and family.

Joe Rees Director and Recruiter

+44 (0) 7903 222 898

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