February 7, 2020 Fionntan Gamble

Commercial Property Director

Commercial Property Director

8+ years PQE


c£80,000+ plus Bonus and Benefits


Your new Top Tier Company

Signatus are recruiting a Commercial Property Director to join a leading Top Tier commercial law firm in Belfast. This company’s property team are recognised as one of the best in Chambers Guides based on the quality of their work and the high calibre of clients they attract.

As a highly experienced Commercial Property Director you will work with a wide range of high-profile banks, corporate borrowers, and financial institutions in complex multi-jurisdictional transactions as well as providing specialised advice on all aspects of corporate finance, real estate finance, structured finance and debt restructuring transactions.

This role will ideally suit partners or Directors who have a bit of a following and who are strong on not only the transactional side, but also on business development and networking. A Partner who recognises the potential for new opportunities and who maximises existing business relationships.

The scope of your role

You will have a responsibility to bring in new business and contribute to the business development activities associated with your new position. You will also sit as part of the senior management team and help inform the company strategy and direction overall, as well as specifically within your department. You will be given responsibility for guiding the other Commercial Property Solicitors within the commercial property team who take on work in several specialised areas such as asset-based lending, real estate funding and loan portfolio sales. This work is of a high value and is multi-jurisdictional in the main. Therefore, a commercial property partner with dual qualification and ROI experience will be highly desirable.

All about you

Ideally, you will have trained and practiced in a top tier commercial or corporate practice or present with solid international experience. You must:

  • Be a Qualified solicitor in ROI, NI or England & Wales with a minimum of 8 years PQE
  • Have demonstrable experience leading significant commercial property or Real Estate transactions
  • Have a sound knowledge of property finance and be Technically excellent
  • Possess an ability to lead, motivate and empower an established team
  • Present with excellent business development skills, be well connected with an ability to harness client loyalty


  • Property/finance experience gained within an international firm


Your reward

For the right candidate, there will be a significant premium salary supplemented by company benefits and a calibre of work that is unrivalled in Belfast at present. There is also an enhanced bonus scheme payable as well as the opportunity to work in a collaborative and friendly environment and in a firm that support agile working and employee welfare schemes.

What you need to do to apply!

If you are ready to take the next step up in your career or motivated to move for a partner-level appointment, get in touch immediately with our Principal Consultant Fionntán Gamble to arrange a confidential call to discuss. Alternatively, you can apply via the form below.



Job Category: Legal
Job Type: Permanent Full-time
Job Location: Belfast
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