Residential Development Solicitor (3+ PQE)

Job Title: Residential Development Solicitor (3+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
REF: 1954
Contact Name: Cameran Waite
Contact Email:

A top 100 commercial law firm is looking for a Residential Development Solicitor to join their highly regarded team in Manchester city centre.   

In this role, you’ll handle a varied caseload of high-quality residential development and conveyancing work, be part of a friendly, down-to-earth team and enjoy a healthy work-life balance.  

There are also direct opportunities for progression so this is the perfect position for a Residential Solicitor looking to take the next step in developing their career. 

Residential Development Solicitor - Manchester  

The company & role 

  • A leading Manchester firm with a highly respected property team 

  • In this role you’ll handle a caseload of niche residential development work, from acquisition to set up and also deliver a quality conveyancing service to long-standing clients, including high-net-worth individuals 

  • You’ll be very well supported by two paralegals and a wider administrative team 

  • The firm has a down-to-earth, social dynamic and a great team mentality 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Cheshire, Warrington and Lancashire 

Added extras and benefits 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Exceptional culture and emphasis placed on employee wellbeing 

  • Flexible and home working 

  • Generous holiday allowance, plus the option to purchase extra days 

  • Short and long-term progression opportunities 

  • Death in service 

  • Staff referral scheme 

  • Interest-free travel pass loan 

  • An active social calendar of team parties and events along with charity fundraisers 

  • Career development loan 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Residential Development Solicitor with at least 3+ years’ PQE 

  • Will have experience of niche residential development work, dealing with small-medium developers and plot sales 

  • Will be used to handling their own mixed caseload of high-net-worth private client work 

  • A personable and articulate communicator with excellent client care skills 

How to apply for this Residential 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 Cameran on 03300 245 606 or email

Cameran is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of conveyancing lawyers. Working with conveyancing teams across the North West, he recruits for a variety of property roles, ranging from conveyancing solicitors to licensed conveyancers. If you’re a property lawyer looking to take your next step, Cameran is ready to help you. 

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