Real Estate Senior Associate

Term: Permanent
Department: Real Estate
Location: London
The Team

The Fieldfisher Real Estate transactional team has handled some of the market’s largest and most high-profile investment deals acting for major investors, pension funds, property companies, charities and occupiers. We have acted on portfolios of all sizes from offices to shopping centres to care homes and industrial warehouses and have established a lead position in advising European investors on property and property strategies.

We have also acted on a number of major developments and deals on a daily basis with an aspect of non-contentious commercial landlord and tenant matters, acting for landlord and tenants.

We are keen to appoint an experienced Associate to join our established Real Estate Transactional team. 

  • Handling all aspects of investment acquisitions and disposals, including drafting/negotiating transaction documentation and all aspects of real estate due diligence
  • Assisting partners with drafting and negotiating development agreements for forward sales/purchases/fundings
  • The management of individual properties and property portfolios, including the granting of leases and licences, lease renewals and rent reviews for a range of good quality institutional and private investors
  • Acting on new lettings for tenants including agreements for lease with works for retail tenants.
  • Assisting on large scale sales and purchases portfolio transactions including preparing/negotiating certificates of title;
  • High levels of client contact and client liaison responsibilities;
  • Due diligence for developments and for financing and Corporate transactions
Key Skills & Experience
  • Qualified lawyer with good qualification experience in real estate transactional matters.
  • Relevant ‘hands-on’ work experience and client management skills
  • Good knowledge of English Land Law and Landlord and Tenant law.
  • Previous experience of acting for investor and developer clients
  • Strong interpersonal skills and sound time/case management skills
  • Strong academic record.

The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technologyfinance & financial services, energy & natural resourceslife sciences and media.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams.

Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

Our network has more than 1,550 people working across 25 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Belgium, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom and United States.

In June 2019, Fieldfisher was awarded a 5 star ranking for client service by The Legal 500.  It was one of only five firms in the top 25 list of UK-headquartered firms to receive 5 stars based on client feedback.

Please note Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.  All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.