Commercial Property Development Solicitor, 5+ PQE, Berkshire. Call us now on 020 7183 8586.

JOB TITLE:                     Commercial Property Development Solicitor

PQE REQUIRED:          5+

LOCATION:                   Berkshire

SALARY:                         Excellent + Benefits



This Team is ranked in the top tier of Legal 500 and is one of the leading commercial property teams in the Thames Valley, offering a full range of property services for a variety of clients across the Thames Valley and the South East. Work includes advising on general commercial property transactions, development, secured lending, planning, construction and residential conveyancing.  The Team also supports the Firm’s Corporate Team.  This position will see the successful candidate take on a busy caseload of development related property work including freehold and leasehold acquisitions, comprehensive pre-acquisition due diligence, advising on title and planning matters, onward transfer of development options to other developers, negotiating promotion agreements and collaboration agreements, negotiation and approval of s 106 obligations, preparations of information packs and dealing with onward disposal of residual assets to management companies or on sale of ground rent investments.



You will be an exceptional solicitor who can demonstrate the ability to deliver development sites with all the necessary legal rights and structures, having a minimum of 5 years PQE experience in handling commercial property related matters and a track record in the following:

  • negotiating indemnity insurance policy terms
  • use of alternative transactional structures
  • SDLT and VAT issues for developers
  • Drafting and negotiation of overage structures
  • Planning law generally
  • Non-contentious construction contract negotiations
  • Experience of managing and supervising junior lawyers and support staff


It is also essential that you are a self-motivated individual with the hunger to succeed and willingness to represent the team and firm as a whole to the business community and build lasting relationships.



A  well known, successful and respected Commercial law firm named in both Legal 500 and Chambers guides.  Excellent working conditions and a modern, forward thinking, friendly team.

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Contact Gemma Jones
gemma.jones@enllegal.co.uk0121 454 1004 / 0207 183 8586