Commercial Property | Residential Development Solicitor / Associate

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Chris Twaits, Partner, Head of Commercial Property

“As a firm, we are always on the lookout for talented people who want to build on our success and play an exciting part in our future. Steele Raymond is, at heart, a people business. For us, the law isn’t an abstract concept, rather it is something that is at the core of people’s lives and businesses.”

Residential Development Solicitor / Associate / Senior Associate

We are looking for an experienced and committed Commercial Property Solicitor, Associate or Senior Associate specialising in residential development to join our Top Tier Commercial Property team.

Successful applicants will have over 3 years’ PQE gained at a leading regional firm and be able to deal confidently with site acquisition & assembly and the setting up of sites for plot disposals.  

We are looking for an individual who has a real commitment to client service and who is keen to play a key role in the further development and growth of the Team.  

We are committed to properly rewarding outstanding contribution. We offer excellent working conditions and highly competitive remuneration packages (including team and firm-wide bonuses).

We will only use this information to handle your enquiry and will not share it with anyone else.

The Team

The Commercial Property Team is led by 6 Partners and focuses on providing the highest quality Commercial Property and Development advice to a wide range of clients including owner-managed businesses, national chains, pension property trustees and investors. The team has a total commitment to client service. The team has achieved double-digit growth consistently for a number of years.

Our Development Team operates as an integral part of our Commercial Property Team and acts for small and medium sized house-builders and landowners in relation to residential development transactions. The Team has been very successful in attracting new developer and landowner clients. Part of our strategy is to grow our Development Team by offering a service that is more proactive, more expert and more commercial than other providers. Our main office is very accessible for clients and benefits from market leading client facilities.

We have a strong history of supporting career progression with many of the firm’s Partners starting as Trainee Solicitors with the firm. Progression is possible, actively encouraged and supported. In summary, this is an exciting time to join one of the region’s most dynamic and quality teams and to make your career with us.

The Firm

We are a leading regional firm based in Bournemouth providing high quality commercial and private client services. We have been continuously Legal 500 ‘top tier’ rated for the last 14 years in our main practice areas of Company Commercial, Commercial Property and Commercial Dispute Resolution.

We have a very clear strategy of sustained growth and client excellence. Both of our offices have been totally refurbished and we have invested in IT, marketing and practice management.

We have significantly grown in the last 36 months by attracting excellent new partners and senior team members from other regional firms.

We are very proud of our values and friendly, supportive culture. We actively encourage all partners and staff to develop their potential and provide excellent prospects for career progression and promotion.

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