Associate, Private Client / Landed Estates

Associate, Private Client / Landed Estates

Forsters is a Mayfair-based law firm which delivers exceptional legal results to its clients who are principally from the real estate and private wealth sectors. Whatever our client's objectives, we take a collaborative approach to find solutions tailored to the client's specific needs. We believe our engaged and friendly manner, combined with the delivery of concise, clear and commercially led advice helps to build long lasting relationships with our clients. Forsters has 55 partners and over 300 members of staff.

Job Title



Private Client/Landed Estates


9.30am – 5.30pm, Monday to Friday however flexibility will be required

Job Summary

We currently have a vacancy for an Associate on a permanent and full-time basis to join our renowned and successful Rural Property team, which is part of our Private Client Landed Estates team. We are looking for a real estate lawyer with experience and/or interest in rural property work.

The Team

The Landed Estates team have a client base extending throughout England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. The lawyers work collaboratively with other professional advisors to devise innovative solutions to the problems that are associated with owning rural property.

Many of our expert Landed Estates lawyers have spent their professional lives advising landowners and have a wealth of experience in this area. This enables them to give relevant and focused advice which meets each client's unique requirements. Others are technical specialists in areas such as employment, planning and listed building control, construction law, VAT and SDLT. Their expertise is invaluable to our landed estates clients.

Forsters is one of a small number of law firms that can deal with both transactional work and strategic advisory matters in relation to Landed Estates. Our clients include trustees of historic estates with houses open to the public, working farmers, entrepreneurs and lifestyle buyers of farms and estates and pension funds, institutional and international investors in rural property.

Delivering a first class service to our clients is fundamental to Forsters. We cherish the long term relationships we have with our clients, which are based on years of consistent quality of service and attention.

Key requirements

  • Good skills and experience in real estate
  • Interest and/or experience in rural property issues including buying and selling farms Country Houses and Estates
  • An interest in private client generally.

"Forsters LLP, blends an in-depth knowledge of the trust industry and the needs of high-net-worth individuals with sharp litigation expertise."
Legal 500 UK, 2015