Residential Development Fee Earner 3-5 Yrs PQE

3 – 5 years PQE Solicitor/FILEX/CILEX

Develop your legal career in our award-winning Real Estate team which is listed in the Legal 250 for Kent, Surrey & Sussex . We pride ourselves on providing long term support to our clients.

About Herrington Carmichael:

Herrington Carmichael LLP isn’t your average law firm. We’re an award-winning, Legal 500 ranked team known for our commitment to growth, fostering strong relationships, and our ambitious approach to providing full-service legal guidance for businesses, families, and individuals. We value collaboration and strive for excellence in everything we do.

The Opportunity:

Join our esteemed Real Estate team renowned for its expertise in residential development projects. With an outstanding roster of developer clients, we’re currently seeking a driven Fee Earner with 3 to 5 years PQE to bolster our residential development and development finance divisions. This position is based in our state-of-the-art offices in Farnborough.

As part of our dynamic team, you’ll collaborate closely with our Partners to deliver seamless service to our developer and lender clientele. The ideal candidate will possess solid property development experience coupled with strong legal acumen. We’re seeking someone who is not only adept at navigating legal complexities but also possesses the energy and enthusiasm to drive business growth. Working directly with our Property Development Partners, you’ll support existing caseloads while actively contributing to business development initiatives to cultivate new opportunities.

This role offers a compelling opportunity for ambitious individuals seeking exposure to high-profile projects and ample room for career advancement. If you’re ready to take the next step in your career journey, we invite you to join us in this exciting role.


  • Bonus Schemes that significantly reward performance.
  • 25 Days Annual Leave, 8 Bank Holidays and a Bonus Day for Christmas.
  • Holiday Buy Back & Carryover Schemes
  • Annual & Long Service Rewards including Gift Vouchers and Bonus Holidays Days
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave
  • Access to Free Healthcare Services including Online GP
  • Discounted Legal Services
  • Client Referral Bonus
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Weekly Training Initiatives
  • Access to Free Online Training Courses
  • Monthly Employee Social Events
  • Regular Charitable Events
  • Weekly Free Fresh Produce
  • Local Programme of Food Trucks
  • Access to Onsite Cafes
  • Access to Onsite Gym with Discounted Memberships.
  • Weekly Spin Classes
  • Perkbox with Employer Credit Top Ups
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Electric Vehicle Charge Points
  • Free Local Bus Transport

Ready to Make a Difference?

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about providing exceptional service, excited to be part of a winning team, and embraces our core values of Growth, Relationships, Ambition, Collaboration, and Excellence. If that sounds like you, send your CV and a cover letter outlining your qualifications to Kate Hardesty, Resourcing Manager, at

Herrington Carmichael is dedicated to fostering a workplace that celebrates diversity and promotes equal opportunities for all, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to fair and transparent recruitment processes. Reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities are available upon request. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce drives innovation and success.

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