Associate
Hill Dickinson
Manchester
2d ago

Here are some examples of what we offer :

  • 25 days’ annual leave
  • Birthday privilege day and Christmas shutdown
  • Holiday buy, sell and carryover scheme
  • 2 charity volunteering or pro bono days
  • Flexible, agile and home working
  • BUPA
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Flexible pension scheme
  • Medicash
  • Enhanced family leave policies
  • Life assurance
  • Annual travel season ticket loan
  • Dress for your day policy
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Financial contribution towards home working equipment
  • Role overview

    Introduction to the role :

    The successful candidate will have an opportunity to join a successful established Real Estate team and develop their own practice and skills to grow and develop with the team over the coming years.

    The role will involve a combination of : -

  • Supporting senior lawyers on complex, market leading transactions specifically in the logistics sector;
  • End-to-end Responsibility for their own case-load of transactions specifically acquisitions and disposals and landlord and tenant lease negotiations; and
  • Supervision and support of junior colleagues on more straightforward transactions.
  • The successful candidate will develop their own relationships with and ultimately become a trusted adviser to the team’s clients.

    Introduction to the team :

    The Manchester Real Estate team is part of a national property group with further teams based in London and Liverpool. Within this group are specialist teams dealing with Real Estate Finance, Planning, Real Estate Due Diligence, Real Estate Litigation, Construction and Residential Property.

  • The Manchester core property team has a diverse range of clients including national operators in the logistics, automotive and retail sectors;
  • property developers and investors; FCA registered friendly societies; and many more.

    We are ranked Tier 3 in the latest editions of Legal 500 and Chambers.

    Key responsibilities :

    Advising a broad range of clients, including occupiers, property developers, owners and financiers, on matters including : -

  • Acquisitions and disposals of investment property
  • Negotiation of leases and associated landlord and tenant documents (acting for both landlords and tenants)
  • Dealing with development and requisite documentation
  • Property portfolio management including licences, consents and granting of underleases
  • Reviewing, reporting and advising on title matters
  • Advising on heads of terms
  • Providing property support to other teams within the firm such as Corporate and Insolvency and Restructuring.
  • What we are looking for

    Essential :

  • Law Degree or Equivalent
  • Previous experience in Commercial Property
  • Landlord and Tenant experience
  • Demonstrable experience in some (but not necessarily all) of the other areas listed in the job description
  • Willingness and aptitude to learn and develop knowledge and skills in all areas outlined in the job description.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of clients, colleagues and others
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to prioritise tasks and to work under pressure
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Adherence to guidelines and procedures
  • The ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Enthusiasm to promote Hill Dickinson and the Property department through networking and business development activities
  • Financially aware
  • Pro-active approach to day-to-day work
  • IT literate
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

    Hill Dickinson is committed to providing fairness and equal opportunity for all regardless of age, gender, gender identity, ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital or transgender status, nationality, religion or belief.

    We understand that our power as a firm comes from empowering our people and that it is only by encouraging and enabling individuals to be themselves at work that we can truly benefit from their rich and varied strengths.

    Hill Dickinson is an equal opportunities employer. All applications received by the firm will be considered based on their merit alone and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of background.

    Disability Support

    We are a Disability Confident employer, which means that we will make reasonable adjustments to help you perform at your best.

    Please contact the HR team at hrteam hilldickinson.com should you require any adjustments to the application or interview process.

    Values

    Trust Respect Innovation Collaboration

    All successful candidates will be subject to our standard pre-employment screening, including a basic criminal record check via Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Any offer of employment made is conditional upon completion of all checks.

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