Commercial Property Solicitor

  • Job Reference: 67212
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2018
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £36,000 to £42,000
  • Sector: Commercial Property
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Our client is a commercial firm with an international presence looking for an NQ-2PQE for the commercial property team in Manchester

The Real Estate Division is one of our clients's largest, comprising a team in excess of 200. Within the Leeds office, the mainstream Real Estate team currently comprises of five partners and over 30 other fee earners.

Our Requirements

We are looking for a junior Real Estate Associate to work on a variety of commercial property work including landlord and tenant, property management, sales and purchases, and working as a member of a couple of the firms principal client account teams.

This is a high performing, cohesive and busy team with excellent prospects for career development. You will handle your own matters (with supervision) and assist the Partners and Managing Associates on more complex matters. We have a strong reputation for providing Associates with early levels of responsibility within a supportive, stretching environment.

Knowledge, skills and experience required

Suitable candidates will have strong academics and gained at least six months real estate experience during their training contract or post qualification at a City or leading national practice recognised for construction or Real Estate work.

Along with excellent communication skills, we are seeking candidates with a good grounding in the basic elements of real estate law, a willingness to learn and develop commercial awareness, good social skills and plenty of drive and enthusiasm to help us to provide an excellent client service. In addition to this you should be able to demonstrate you are able to work as part of a team in a fast-paced, challenging environment, where you will be required to meet tight deadlines.


As well as the above skills and competencies required, you will have:

  • excellent academic achievement with a minimum 2:1 degree and ABB at A Level or equivalent
  • clear understanding of the operation and structure of a top law firm
  • ability to achieve continuous improvement and development

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.