Social Housing Development – Senior Associate / Partner – Manchester
We are looking for an experienced Social Housing Development lawyer to join our fast growing Manchester office.
Role: Senior Associate / Partner
Hours: Full Time
Vacancy Reference: 412-LMR
Our Social Housing team pulls-together specialists from across the firm with particular expertise in this sector. We provide a “one-stop-shop” for our social housing clients by delivering seamless, sector-focussed advice across a wide range of legal areas, including corporate and commercial, planning and environment, procurement, development, construction, commercial property, finance, charging, sales, governance, renewable energy, housing and asset management, employment and HR, debt recovery, and property and commercial litigation.
Our Social Housing team and Social Housing Finance team are ranked in the national tables by the Chambers and Legal 500 directories.
Our Development team has extensive experience of advising on large scale development and regeneration projects in the social housing sector, including site acquisition, joint venture, strategic land and collaboration agreements, options, conditional purchase agreements and disposal. We are experienced in disposals of both vacant and tenanted stock and stock rationalisation.
We are able to provide a seamless, end-to-end service to our clients, regularly working with our Employment team (on TUPE), Housing Management team (on consultation), Charging team (on discharging sale units and bought units) and Volume Sales team (on disposal of shared ownership units) in order to help our clients deliver their development program.
That part of our national team which is based in Manchester would like to boost its development offering with the recruitment of a senior development lawyer (Senior Associate or Partner level) in order to further capitalise on the huge opportunities within the region, and nationally.
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We are keen to hear from experienced property development lawyers to join Manchester office to spearhead social housing development for us in the North West.
You will have delivered development services project transactions on time and on budget, advising on all aspects of land acquisitions, site assembly and stock rationalisation. You will have a track record of working collegiately and successfully within the social housing sector.
You will need to be confident as a business developer and have an exceptional track record in developing and maintaining strong and long lasting client relationships. This should be evidenced by a following, but a strong track record of business growth which can be directly attributed to you may also be considered.
We can offer great career progression opportunities as part of an extensive and sophisticated sector within the firm. Our team is unique in its ability to provide a full, national range of services to the sector, from seven offices across the UK so you will have plenty of support and resources on hand, and as much of our work is done in our regional offices, our costs remain very competitive.
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