About the role and team
Our Local Government and Social Housing Team are looking for a dynamic and experienced Property Solicitor.  The role will involve supporting a Partner and a Senior Associate on a wide range of property matters for both Local Government and Social Housing clients.  We are ranked a Tier 1 Legal 500 Firm for both Local Government and Social Housing work.  The role provides a great opportunity to join a nationally renowned team and advise on cutting edge projects.  The team consists of a partner, a senior associate, two associates, two solicitors and three legal assistants. 

Our work is very varied and includes:

  • Landlord and tenant/ asset management;
  • Involvement in all property aspects of development and regeneration schemes for Local Government clients;
  • Working on a mixed property caseload for social housing clients including acquisitions of affordable housing units and joint venture projects;
  • Advising on various property documents including deeds of easements, licences, deeds of variation;
  • Providing assistance to the partner and senior associate on major projects including garden city developments, town centre regeneration schemes;
  • Building and maintaining effective client relationships;
  • Active participation in marketing initiatives;
  • Running own caseload;
  • Ensuring files are managed in compliance with Lexcel procedures.
About the candidate
 For this role we are looking to appoint a candidate with the following qualities:

  • Proven ability to take on responsibility and manage files, independently where appropriate;
  • Strong client focus and a commitment to service delivery; 
  • Drive and enthusiasm;
  • Commercial awareness;
  • Confident and professional;
  • Ideally a qualified Solicitor NQ to 2 years' post qualification experience in commercial property work;
  • Ideally with experience of working for social housing and/ or local government clients (but not essential);
  • Hard working and a good team player; and 
  • Alignment with the Firm's social purposes (ideally).
About the firm
Anthony Collins Solicitors is a specialist law firm with a clear purpose – to “improve lives, communities and society". For over 40 years we’ve been successfully combining market-leading legal expertise with a commitment to excellence and long-term relationships underpinned by a strong set of values.
What makes Anthony Collins Solicitors distinctive, beyond simply being a sector-specialist law firm, is our people and the values we share. We’re extremely proud of the calibre of people that we attract; people who are inspired by our values, motivated by our vision and work with our clients to positively influence the society and communities we are building together.
Anthony Collins Solicitors is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.