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
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