Head of Real Estate, Partner

Job title: Head of Department 

Team: Real Estate

Reporting to: Regional Director 

Based: Queen Square, Bristol 

Flexibility: Occasional travel to other UK offices 

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time

The firm

There is more to just providing legal advice and strategic guidance. We are here to help our clients seize new opportunities that stimulate growth. We put our hearts and energy into building meaningful, lasting relationships and are passionate about connecting people.

If you are looking for a challenging and fulfilling career in a supportive, inclusive and high performance work environment where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential, Ince Metcalfes could be the firm for you.

As a firm, we recognise that everyone has a part to play in realising our vision. We aim to have a “One Firm; One Team” mind-set in everything we do, where everyone in the firm is treated with respect and equal value. We thrive on the challenges our work brings, but it’s important to us that our people have time to make the most of life outside of work too.

The role

We are looking for an ambitious Real Estate Head of Department to join our existing Real Estate Team servicing our client base across the South West. This a key strategic hire within the Bristol office, where we can offer a rare opportunity to join a forward thinking and entrepreneurial Firm at a time where we are focusing on expanding and growing our offering.

The Real Estate team deals with a variety of quality instructions. The work is wide-ranging and will require collaborative working with other Ince teams in Cardiff, Bristol and London and further afield. We have a client base ranging from SME and owner managed businesses, entrepreneurs, and FTSE companies.

Requirements and previous experience

  • Real Estate Lawyer with at least seven years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE);
  • Commercially focused with a good technical knowledge;
  • You will enjoy the full range of business development, networking and marketing with a proven track record of growing clients;
  • Excellent client care skills;
  • A good team player with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and other Ince offices; and
  • Having a transferable client base or regional contacts is advantageous.

If you are currently seeking a step up in terms of progression, are a partner in waiting perhaps, or maybe an existing partner seeking a lateral move to join a dynamic Top 50 firm, this is the role for you and we would love to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunities employer and ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race.

Appointment is subject to the appropriate basic disclosure/DBS checks, and satisfactory references.

No agencies please.


To apply for this role please send your CV here quoting the role and location you’re applying for.

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