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Legal Counsel - Real Estate
Opportunity to work in a global restaurant business
High quality, varied property role
About Our Client
A Global Restaurant Business
The role will initially report into Head of Legal - Real Estate & Franchising, working closely with other solicitors in the Legal team and involves varied real estate legal support to the business, principally undertaking acquisition and management transactions including freehold and leasehold acquisitions with development aspects, lease renewals, reversionary leases, underlettings and disposals.
The Successful Applicant
An applicant should be a qualified solicitor of around 3 - 5 PQE* with strong academic credentials and commercial landlord and tenant and site acquisition experience gained with a respected law firm or within an established in-house real estate department. Some knowledge of planning and construction law and some development experience is preferred. In-house or secondment experience will be advantageous but is not essential.
You will be self-reliant, commercial and pragmatic with strong written and verbal communication skills, including strong drafting skills and the ability to clearly and concisely explain concepts to non-legal stakeholders and to push back as necessary.
*Any reference to PQE is intended as a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.
What's on Offer
A competitive basic salary (depending on experience) + excellent benefits + discretionary bonus.