Our integrated real estate team manages a wide range of transactions
in all commercial property asset classes. We have planning,
construction and property litigation specialists within our team and
draw on local and international colleagues' tax, finance, funds and
corporate transactional expertise to deliver a full service in all
areas of the market.
Over a third of our diverse, 70-strong international practice are
partners, which allows us to assemble teams that are tailored to each
client's needs and are truly partner led. We take pride in our legal
and project management skills but also in our ability to understand
the commercial issues faced by our clients.
Our clients include institutional funds, private equity houses,
financial institutions and individual investors. We are proud that
many of these relationships have lasted decades (and, in one case,
over a century). The breadth of our work has enabled us to develop an
impressive understanding of the real estate sector and a network of
contacts that continues to prove valuable to many of our clients.
We are seeking an experienced Managing Associate with 6+ years' PQE
with solid commercial real estate experience to join our growing
Bristol office. A variety of commercial real estate work is on offer,
advising on all aspects of commercial property law, leases and
landlord and tenant matters. There will also be exposure to property
finance, insolvency/recovery, corporate occupier work, PFI/PPP
projects, mortgage securitisations and more.
6+ PQE with commercial real estate experience gained at a leading
international, national or regional practice.
Experience of acting for institutional investors, property funds
or other financial institutions across a broad range of commercial
property matters including sales, purchases, landlord and tenant and
Experience of acting for renewable and clean energy developers or
fund in the development, acquisition and ongoing asset management of
Ability to develop and maintain existing client relationships
Ability and willingness to get involved in marketing, client
Excellent drafting, negotiating and problem solving skills
Must have a "can-do" attitude and be a team player
Able to work effectively as part of a diverse and inclusive team.
Here at Simmons & Simmons
We believe our people define us. Our working environment is genuinely
collegiate with a supportive atmosphere and team ethos - we have a
reputation for being a friendly culture which we are very proud of. An
inclusive and diverse culture, our innovative approach and being truly
international are just a few more things that make us, us.
Competitive Offer Package including discretionary bonus scheme,
private medical insurance & pension contribution to name a few.
Dress 'for your day' Code.
Hybrid working approach of 2 days a week required in the office
with flexibility dependant on role/team/client demands.
A wide range of international offices including: Hong Kong; Dubai;
Tokyo; Dublin; Milan; Bristol; Madrid; Singapore.
All offices have their own artwork collections - with a Damien
Hurst and a Tracey Emin in the London office. We have a long
standing history in supporting the art community especially up and
The creation of Simmons & Simmons Solutions - bringing
together the best legal advice from our established legal teams with
non-traditional capabilities that enhance, expand and differentiate
the Simmons offering.
We were ranked as a Times Top 50 Employer for Women and Top 30
Employer for Working Families in 2020.
We have Social and Sport Committees contributing to Xmas &
Summer parties, end of month drinks and various sporting events.
We also have a range of Diversity Network Groups including LGBT+,
Emerge (Race & Ethnicity) and The Number One Club (Women's
network) who have organised various talks and events firmwide.