Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Solicitor to join our team within Vistry Services, at our Coleshill office. As our Solicitor, you will support the Senior Solicitor with provision of property legal services to the Midland and North Divisions. Those legal services extend to the acquisition of land, the sale of land parcels to third party developers, Registered Providers and private rental entities and the sale of build complete dwellings to end users.


Working closely with the regions within the North Midlands, Yorkshire Division and the South Midlands and North Division the role includes engaging with both the internal legal team, Vistry’s panel of external legal advisors and reporting to management on pertinent matters.


We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements.


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • An experienced residential development solicitor NQ – 3years PQE.
  • Excellent negotiation and networking skills.
  • A pragmatic approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to work under pressure and prioritise workload.
  • A methodical approach to working practices.
  • Able to influence others.
  • Discretion and integrity in attitude and approach.
  • Willing to work extra to meet deadlines as and when business needs require.
  • Ability to manage a number of stakeholders.
  • Fast-pace in-house legal environment, working to tight deadlines.

More about the Solicitor role…

  • Play a crucial role working collaboratively with panel firms and key stakeholders to drive structure, process and best practice.
  • Demonstrate the ability to advise and influence key stakeholders.
  • Site acquisition and transactional expertise:
    • Land acquisition
    • Land disposal
    • Sub-sales and disposal of affordable housing
    • PRS/BTR frameworks
    • Overage arrangements
    • Complex title issues
    • Golden brick structure
  • Infrastructure agreements including utilities agreements.
  • Commercial property including landlord and tenant matters.
  • Lead on disposals to registered providers and investors.
  • Draft and negotiate development agreements/construction contracts.
  • Provide generic legal advice/signposting to key stakeholders.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes, and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.


Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
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