Development Solicitor

Job Title: Development Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £34,000 - £48,000
REF: 2639
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
Contact Email:

One of the leading specialist practices outside London are looking for a Development Solicitor to join their specialist team 

In this role, you will be acting for leading housing developer clients, including dealing with acquisitions and site setup.  

This role can be largely home working, just attending the office as and when required rather than a set day a week. Or you can be in the office more if you prefer, making this the perfect opportunity for a Development Solicitor looking to add more flexibility to their work life. 

Development Solicitor - Leeds 

The company & role  

  • A down-to-earth, friendly firm with a family feel and a deep-rooted history  

  • The firm is Chambers listed, Lexcel credited and Legal 500 listed for agriculture and landed estates work 

  • Longstanding regional and national developer clients - so good quality work 

  • Whilst development work is the specialism, you will also be able to deal with some other general commercial property work including landlord & tenant 

  • The firm are committed to continually training and developing their staff and strongly encourage career progression  

  • The firm is also moving to new offices in Leeds which are modern, bright and close to the train station.  

  • The firm has a really flexible laid back culture with a high trust mode. There are no rules on home working – employees are trusted to manage their day. 

  • Commutable from Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Rotherham, Manchester 

 Added extras and benefits  

  • 27 days annual leave + Bank Holidays 

  • Flexible and hybrid working  

  • Medical insurance 

  • Life insurance 

  • Structured leadership  

  • Supportive team environment 

The ideal candidate  

  • A Development Solicitor with 1-5 years’ PQE 

  • Excellent client care and communication skills 

How to apply for this Development Solicitor role  

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above.    

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Adam on 03300 245 606 or email   

Adam is a Junior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of corporate commercial and real estate lawyers. Working with departments across the North West, he recruits for roles at all levels, from paralegal to partner. If you’re a commercial solicitor looking to make a move, Adam can help you find the right role. 

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