Real Estate – UK Legal Labour Market Focus, March 2021

Which legal firms experienced a drop in hiring for real estate lawyers? Which sub-specialisation was most in-demand? Download our report to discover how recruitment for real estate lawyers fared in a difficult year — and where the recovery is in the first months of 2021.
Legal Target & Vacancysoft
Written in partnership with Legal Target, this report analyses professional real estate lawyer vacancies across England and Wales — comparing in-house (IH) and private practice (PP) recruitment; hiring levels across the regions and by industry/sector; a breakdown of the most popular sub-specialisations; and an overview of the recruitment activity of top firms. Key findings include:

  • Real estate lawyer vacancies were hit harder than overall legal vacancies in 2020
  • Gowling WLG was the busiest recruiter in 2020; Shoosmiths leads in 2021
  • Hiring for IH real estate lawyers was less impacted than in PP
  • Wales experienced the biggest drop in PP hiring; Yorkshire & Humber for IH
  • Vacancies in the real estate and construction industry dropped 11.9% year-on-year
  • Recruitment for residential real estate lawyers was the most resilient

For more insights on the UK legal labour market, download the report now.

Download the full report

    Yes, I would like to receive more information about your products, offers, and events. I understand I can unsubscribe at any time.*

    When you provide the information above, we will use it to process your request as described in our Privacy Policy .

    Related Posts

    Golden Triangle – UK Life Sciences Labour Ma... Hiring for which specialists has already tripled in Oxford in relation to 2020? Which firm has overtaken GSK to be Cambridge’s second-most active recr...
    National – UK Labour Market Trends, July 20... As the UK's economy prepares to fully reopen, which professionals are the most sought after by the biggest firms in England and Wales? Which two senio...