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Senior Associate Solicitor (2022)

We’re a national law firm with a local reach. Our philosophy is ‘Expert Hand, Human Touch’ – something you’ll find in the way we work with our clients and how we support our teams. But, we’re more than just a law firm – we’re a team, working together to help individuals and businesses navigate life’s ups and downs.

Whichever team you join, working here you’ll feel a part of our friendly and inclusive environment. We’ll value you for who you are and what you bring. We support each other and push boundaries to achieve incredible things, and make a real difference to our clients and communities.

The work we do has been recognised in the awards we’ve won. We’re committed to being even better, and our awards help to show we’re on the right track.

Our Team

Our national Real Estate team is one of the largest in the UK. Due to continued growth of the Real Estate division, we are looking strengthen our Manchester team.  The team undertakes a broad range of work  including landlord and tenant, property management, sales and purchases, financing, investment and development across all sectors within the real estate sector.

Some of the notable things we’ve been doing include:

  • Advising on the estate management of Great Northern Warehouse, Manchester for an overseas investor
  • Acting for Manchester City Council in relation to the £20 million plus development of 'HOME' located in Manchester’s First Street area
  • Acting on the acquisition, development,  funding and disposal of various student accommodation projects, including at Leeds and Birmingham
  • Acting for DAC Beachcroft in relation to the acquisition of 50,000 square feet of office accommodation at the Walbrook Building, London EC4
  • Acting on the acquisition of the former BHS distribution hub at Atherstone, its letting to the Royal Mail Group and disposal to Tritax Big Box
  • Acting for private investors on the disposal of 123 Deansgate, Manchester.
Your Role

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Senior Associate Solicitor to join our Manchester Real Estate team. As a senior solicitor in the team, you’ll deal with a wide range of commercial property matters on behalf of many notable clients and use your expertise to take on more complex cases. This is a key hire for the Manchester team and the successful candidate can expect to work closely with the partners on the growth of the team and business development activities, as well as coaching and mentoring junior members of the team,

What we’ll need from you:

  • You’ll have extensive experience with dealing with a broad range of commercial property matters
  • Enthusiasm for marketing yourself and the team to support with the growth of the national real estate team
  • Exceptional client care skills and excellent communication skills
  • Experience of line manager responsibilities; coaching and mentoring, holding appraisals and performance reviews and delegating work on a daily basis
  • Ability to role model technical knowledge and behaviours to the team

If this sounds like you, we’d love to receive your application

What we can offer you
  • 25 days annual leave, with the opportunity to buy additional leave
  • Two fundraising days in a year to give back to the community (fully paid!)
  • Westfield Health membership, offering discounted leisure and travel and refunds on medical services

We also offer a huge number of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace as well as flexible working options to ensure that you are fully supported to work the way that best suits you. Our social responsibility programme is fundamental to who we are. We’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish. We have a range of groups to celebrate our people across sexuality, disability, age, gender and culture. 

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

Depending on the role you apply for we may carry out checks that will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

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