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Senior Manager – Real Estate

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20 September, 2022

We are working with an award winning international Real Estate firm with a reputation for executing the largest and most complex Real Estate deals, to appoint a Senior Manager.  This is an exciting opportunity to work with a prestigious law firm who offer an excellent salary and are committed to creating a positive and supportive work culture.

Key responsibilities

  • Scoping, pricing and setting-up new matters, briefing the team and supervising the team to ensure delivery/execution of matters on time and within budgets.
  • Liaising and collaborating with clients and teams elsewhere in the firm as required on fee-earning or other projects.
  • Assisting the Head of Real Estate in growing the revenue in line with annual targets, as well as maintaining best practice in relation to the financial management of all our matters, to ensure optimal profitability in our work.
  • Co-ordinating business development activities for the Real Estate practice and attending client meetings, pitches and events, to represent the firm and helping to expand the offering.
  • Maintains an up-to-date knowledge of relevant areas of law, providing technical excellence across the corporate practice, as well as responsible for the learning and development needs of the rest of the Real Estate team.
  • Responsible for the development and best practice project management for the delivery of work, including in respect of resourcing across the Real Estate team.
  • Takes the lead in seeking to improve our processes and offer innovative solutions to clients including (but not limited to) enhancing legal service delivery through the use of legal technology tools (e.g., artificial intelligence for DD).


  • Admitted as a Solicitor/Lawyer in England & Wales or Northern Ireland.   
  • 7+ years’ PQE gained in the real estate practice area unless exceptional circumstances exist.  If you do not meet the 7 years’ PQE requirement, but feel that exceptional circumstances are applicable to you, then you will be required to submit a supporting statement outlining why you are an exceptional candidate (including relevant skills and experience).
  • Proven experience of supervising and running a real estate team and experience across a range of real estate disciplines including, but not limited to, asset management and real estate transactions.

To explore this (or other similar roles) further, contact Alex on 028 9538 0597 for a confidential discussion.





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