Senior Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

  • Job Reference: 71829
  • Date Posted: 22 November 2022
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £Market
  • Sector: Commercial Property, Housing, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Marian Lloyd-Jones
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 7600 1690

Job Description


A top central London based firm.


A Commercial Real Estate - Senior Associate (6+ PQE) is sought to join the renowned Commercial Real Estate department.

You will work alongside one of the partners who deals mainly with complex development schemes including regeneration projects. This is a strategic new position that they are creating to support this partner.


An experienced and commercially minded real estate lawyer, with particular experience of working on complex developments/regeneration projects.

Typical work:
* Site assembly
* Development constraint issues - analysis and advice
* Vacant possession issues as above
* Rights of light issues
* Dealing with forward funding/development agreements and real estate aspects of debt finance for development (development CPs)
* Pre-lets
* Utilities
* Basic understanding of planning aspects and construction aspects of development
* Sale of land for development purposes conditional on planning etc
* Overage deeds
* Complex estate structures
* Ability to assess commercial risk versus legal risk

The candidate will be interested in development, keen to expand knowledge, have the ability to delegate and supervise junior members of the team, and take a proactive and flexible approach. An interest in business development is also essential.

The partner has a range of clients, and is increasingly acting for new developers, so an ability to adapt to different personalities is desirable.

The firm offers central London firm target hours, a good work life balance and hybrid working arrangements.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.