Solicitor/Associate

Term:Permanent

Working hours:Full-time

Team:Real Estate

Location:Solent

The firm

A leading UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard” Investors in People, our values and culture are not just words on our website but are the heartbeat of the firm. The lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity makes Shoosmiths a fantastic place to work.

The team

This role will see you working in our Solent office in the team headed by Partner, Joanne McGuiness. Shoosmiths’s Real Estate Group is one of the largest in the UK, comprising of 64 partners and 231 legal advisors. Within the Solent team, we have a team of 9 people with a combination of partners, legal advisors and paralegals. You will be working as part of a team that is recognised as a market-leading practice for its unrivalled client service and legal advice. This opening will see you become a key member of an established team that is ranked highly in both the Chambers and Legal 500 directories. Our client list speaks volumes for the quality of our lawyers and the experience they provide.

The role

We are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic individual to deal with a varied and high-quality caseload which will include acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant and development matters. You will be supporting the wider growth agenda for the practice, and the role will provide every opportunity to develop your career to the next level and beyond.

Why should you apply?

We provide a great platform for individuals who want to develop and build upon their experience and skills with a clear and transparent progression plan. You will have every opportunity to unlock your potential through the wide variety and high-quality training that we offer. You will benefit from working alongside experts in their fields and supporting them on high quality and an impressive list of clients that you can add to your work portfolio.

Equal opportunities

Shoosmiths is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

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