Based in Liverpool or Chester with hybrid working.

Full time, Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm.

The Associate role

Due to continued success and the consistent growth of our Commercial Property department, we are now looking for an experienced Associate to join our team in either Liverpool or Chester.

You will enjoy running your own busy commercial property case load from the outset, delivering an attentive, technically excellent client service to a range of clients from start-ups to SMEs, owner-managed businesses and national clients in industries such as IT, travel, food and drink, oil and gas and manufacturing, amongst others.

Your role will involve high levels of client contact and you will work with many of our long standing clients, as well as developing your own key relationships.


Key Commercial Property responsibilities will include:

  • Working autonomously on a broad variety of transactions, you’ll be seeking to strike the balance between managing the legal risk and getting the deal done for your clients.
  • Managing a varied caseload including commercial acquisitions and disposals, auctions, development work, re-financing, Landlord and Tenant, leases, underleases and assignments.
  • Dealing with matters from initial contact through to completion, including drafting contracts and negotiating leases.
  • Assisting Partners with high value and / or complex commercial property matters.
  • Identifying and attending key networking and other business events to contribute to the development of the sales pipeline.


The type of Commercial Property Associate we’re looking for:

  • Commercially astute Associate / Senior Associate with ideally 10+ years’ experience and a credible background of working in commercial property.
  • Strong technical capability with excellent drafting skills.
  • Proven ability to thoroughly assess client requirements and deliver commercial solutions.
  • Track record of building profitable and long standing relationships with clients.
  • Passionate about delivering a proactive, client focused and tailored service and able to confidently communicate with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Team player who can effectively build cross-departmental relationships and generate additional referrals into the business.
  • Able to work within a fast-paced, team environment, effectively managing priorities to meet deadlines.
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail.


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Culture at HM3 Legal

HM3 Legal is committed to promoting a culture of equality and diversity in the workplace. You will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Our benefits

Here’s a selection of what’s on offer. Part of our commitment to making lives better is supporting you to reach your career objectives — whatever they may be. Appreciation, reward and respecting your work-life balance comes as standard.


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