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Solicitor (3241)

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 of people working together to help individuals and businesses navigate life’s ups and downs. 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.

We’re always looking to support our colleagues in working in a way that best works for them. Please do speak to one of our Talent Acquisition Team to find out more information about our flexible working arrangements, including working from home.

We’re looking to add a talented Solicitor to our Real Estate team to be based in London.

Our Team

Our London Real Estate team handle an interesting and varied caseload, including real estate investment, real estate finance and restructuring and insolvency. 

Your Role

In your role as Solicitor, you'll be committed to developing your experience in Commercial Real Estate to provide high quality legal advice to the Firm’s clients. You'll work proactively to ensure compliance with the Firm’s policies and procedures, continually reviewing cases to ensure quality legal provision and ultimately putting the Firm’s clients and their desire to achieve fair outcomes with their customers at the heart of everything you and your team do.

You'll be able to demonstrate the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced and challenging environment, demonstrating flexibility to changes in work schedule and priorities at all times. 

About You

You'll enjoy working in a team environment, having regular contact with clients and intermediaries, and providing commercial solutions alongside your legal advice. You'll be able to demonstrate commitment to team objectives, ensuring these are achieved through a collaborative approach to team meetings and compliance with decisions which will impact the team. Furthermore, you will draw upon your knowledge to participate in relevant business development initiatives and events to promote and develop both Real Estate and the Group.  

We believe this role would most be suited to those with 2-4 PQE but are open to receiving applications from anyone who believes they can add value to the role.

Our Benefits - What we can offer you
  •  Flexible working options - Make work f it around your life, not the other way
  • Up to 25 days holidays as standard - You can ‘buy’ up to 35hrs of extra holiday too
  • Generous and flexible pension
  • Volunteering days – Two days of volunteering every year for a cause of your choice (fully paid)
  • Westfield Health membership, offering refunds on medical services alongside our Aviva Digital GP

We also offer a wide range of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace and to make sure you’re fully supported to work in a way that best suits you.  This includes our Flexible by Choice programme which gives our colleagues more choice over how they wish to work subject to role and client requirements.

We have recently been ranked in the Best Workplaces for Wellbeing for Large Organisations for 2023! 

Our responsible business programmes are fundamental to who we are and our purpose. We’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish, and we have established a number of inclusion network groups across our business to support this aim.  

Our commitment to Social Responsibility, community investment activity and tackling climate change is a fundamental part of who we are. It’s made up of four strands: Our People, Our Community, Our Environment and Our Pro Bono. 

Responsible Business Report

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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40 Holborn Viaduct, London, United Kingdom, EC1N 2PZ

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