30+ days ago




Reports to:Partner
Practice group:Real Estate
Purpose of role

We now have an opportunity for an NQ to join the Real Estate team. The team advise clients on a wide variety of high profile domestic and international real estate investment, development and finance transactions. This includes acting for investors, hoteliers, funds, financial institutions, retailers and insolvency practitioners on major real estate disposals/acquisitions, landlord and tenant, development, financing and restructuring/insolvency transactions. You will undertake a broad and varied range of real estate work and play a fundamental role in business development and within dedicated client service teams.

  • Assisting on real estate finance, investment based disposals and acquisitions (including corporate share acquisitions), development, financing and restructuring and insolvency transactions;
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial real estate documents, including sale/purchase contracts, development agreements, agreements for lease and leases;
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating security documentation and ancillary property documentation on real estate finance transactions;
  • Liaising with our tax, planning, construction, employment, corporate and banking teams as appropriate;
  • Dealing with the usual real estate due diligence requirements such as the preparation/review of certificates/reports of title and summary report;
  • Active participation in business development.
Required experience, skills and attributes

We expect the successful candidate to have experience and skills in many of the following

  • Experience of real estate transactions;
  • 0 – 2 PQE;
  • Dual qualification desirable;
  • Private practice experience of managing own caseload and interacting with clients is essential;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Able to prioritise and multi-task particularly when working under pressure and to tight deadlines;
  • Able to interact positively at all levels and be a good team player;
  • Methodical approach to work with a strong focus on accuracy;
  • Hardworking and enthusiastic approach to work.
The firm

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.

Diversity & Inclusion

Essential to our success as a global law firm is our ability to attract and retain the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We want a work environment where everyone can reach their potential and we have an inclusive culture which respects individual differences.

We undertake and support a number of internal and external initiatives aimed at increasing diversity within the profession and we encourage all our partners and staff to get involved. We welcome you to learn more about diversity and inclusion at Dentons.

Equal opportunities

Dentons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities and support those in the workplace who have a disability. Any disability disclosure will be dealt with confidentially and sensitively and if you want to speak directly to a member of our team, please email


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Source: Dentons