Bevan Brittan is a UK-Top 100 commercial law firm
providing a comprehensive range of legal services from offices in
Leeds, Birmingham, London and Bristol. The firm advises over 800
businesses and is a market-leading law firm across Local and Central
Government, Health and Social Care and Housing throughout the UK. We
employ over 450 staff, including 71 Partners, and our award-winning
teams provide construction, commercial, corporate, property,
regulatory, employment and litigation (commercial and clinical
negligence) legal advice.
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 our Commercial Property 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 also to deal with the
following would be a real plus:
Negotiation of housing land acquisitions, golden brick
agreements and development agreements.
Preparation of robust reports on title and advice notes.
Preparation of reports on documents and executive summaries.
Both freehold and leasehold transactions
Property security transactions; and
Ongoing management of property portfolios and other
landlord and tenant matters.
Experience of housing related property work acting for buyers and/or
housebuilders would be 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