Real Estate Occupiers Associate (no agencies)

15 Feb 2019
19 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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 technology , finance & financial services , energy & natural resources , life 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 1000 people working across 20 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Amsterdam , Beijing , Belfast , Birmingham , Bologna , Brussels , D??sseldorf , Frankfurt , Hamburg , London , Luxembourg , Manchester , Munich , Milan , Paris , Rome , Shanghai , Turin , Venice and Silicon Valley.

In 2017, Fieldfisher was named Law Firm of the Year in Western Germany at the Juve Awards, and Law firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards. 2018 saw Fieldfisher named Law Firm of the year at the Legal Business Awards 2018.

Fieldfisher's Condor Alternative Legal Solutions won the award for 'New Business and Service Delivery Models' at the FT Innovative Lawyers Europe Awards 2017. Fieldfisher also won Personal Injury Team of the Year at the Solicitors Journal Awards 2017.

The Team

Our Real Estate Occupiers team have handled some of the market's largest and most high profile Occupier deals across the U.K. . We act on portfolios of all sizes across a number of sectors ranging from the automotive sector, hotel sector, retail sector, defence and life sciences.

We are currently acting on the acquisition and development bespoke U.K. Headquarters buildings for two separate International IT Businesses. We deal with all aspects of the portfolio of a major international chemicals manufacturer and a major automotive and electrical goods manufacturer. Working closely with our real estate litigation team we provide seem less property management advice to our occupier clients.

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


Assisting partners with all aspects of occupier acquisitions, development, disposals
The management of individual properties and property portfolios, including the taking and renewal of leases and licences and rent reviews for a range of good quality international and U.K. occupiers
Acting on new lettings for occupiers including agreements for lease with works
Assisting on large scale sales and purchases portfolio transactions including dealing with certificates of title;
High levels of client contact and client liaison responsibilities;
Assisting on due diligence for corporate acquisitions and financing.

Key Skills & Experience

Qualified lawyer with good experience in real estate transactions and Corporate Support work.
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 occupier clients would be an advantage
Strong interpersonal skills and sound time/case management skills
Strong academic record.

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.

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