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Job Title Property Associate (8 PQE+) Bristol
Location Bristol
Description

Bevan Brittan is a UK-Top 100 national law firm providing a comprehensive range of legal and advisory services to over 800 businesses as well as being a market-leading firm within health and social care, housing and local and central government.

We have four offices across the UK in Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and London. We are ranked in the Top Tier for Housing work in the South West and the North in Chambers and Partners.

The Property Department has experienced significant growth over the last couple of years and that growth is set to continue, with major tender wins on high profile projects and clients across the country.

A vacancy has arisen within the Commercial Property team in our Bristol office, in our social housing team. The successful candidate will be a commercial property solicitor able to take on an existing caseload within the busy housing team. There are genuine promotion prospects for those with the ambition and skills to do so.

This role will involve advising clients on the full range of property matters in the social housing market, but with particular emphasis on land acquisition and development work for clients involved in the delivery of affordable housing.  The ability to deal with ongoing management of property portfolios, and other landlord and tenant matters, will be a real plus.

Experience of housing related property work would be helpful, but is not essential. An interest in social housing projects and a desire to specialise in housing work is important.

The successful applicant will possess the following skills key to the role:

  • Strong communication skills with a professional approach to work
  • Confidence in working directly with clients
  • An ability to build strong interpersonal relationships
  • An aptitude for drafting and legal analysis
  • A keenness to work collaboratively with colleagues at junior and senior levels
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to work efficiently to meet deadlines
  • A practical and commercial approach
  • An interest in business development
  • An interest in the housing sector and a desire to work with housing clients
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