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Lease Advisory, Associate or Partner, Birmingham

Date: 03-Jan-2023

Location: Birmingham, GB, B3 3AG

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 27348 
Job Title Lease Advisory, Associate or Partner, Birmingham 
Type Permanent 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Commercial 
Sub Division Valuation & Consultancy 
Department Birmingham Commercial (10000069) 
Location Birmingham 


Knight Frank is the leading independent property consultancy in the UK offering agency and professional advice across Commercial, Residential and Rural sectors. 


Established in 1896, Knight Frank now comprises a global network of over 330 offices. 


Our Birmingham Lease Advisory team is currently looking for an Associate / Partner level candidate to come in and grow this busy team, initially focussing on the Midlands industrial and office markets.




Due Diligence

  • Manage existing instructions and clients on behalf of both owners and occupiers – including rent reviews/lease renewals/lease re-structuring in the Midlands across the office and industrial sectors.
  • Reading, summarising and understanding legal documents & commenting on their impact on value.
  • To keep abreast of the market and compile comparable evidence schedules.
  • Assistance with the production of reports to clients and in the context of third party proceedings.
  • Once experienced you will manage your own case load of rent reviews/lease renewals.
  • Assisting with and attending pitches for new business.



  • Assist in formulating strategies to implement client instructions to secure favourable outcomes on their behalf.
  • Liaise closely with agents.
  • Undertake negotiations directly on own caseload.


Client Support

  • Build and maintain a network of contacts.
  • Work within existing client base to build relationships.
  • Identify, target and win new clients and instructions.


Professional Standards

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant Quality Assurance procedures.
  • Be sensitive to changes in the local market/sector and respond effectively.
  • Maintain a high professional profile and be continually alert to new business opportunities.
  • Promote the professional image of the Department and Partnership at all times.
  • Accept responsibility for any aspect of the office/department and delegated tasks as decided by the Partner in charge.


Systems and IT competence

  • Understand all aspects of information technology systems particular to the office/department.
  • A good knowledge of Excel & PowerPoint would be a benefit.


Professional experience and personal skills profile

Career Experience Required


  • MRICS qualified with a minimum of four years PQE experience in lease advisory and having a proven track record of rent reviews and lease renewals having undertaken third party referrals.


Particular Aptitudes/Skills Required


  • A desire to lead a department and grow the workbook targeting lease events and clients learn the technical knowledge required and to invest the time and effort in a lease advisory role for the long term.
  • The ability to juggle a number of cases and to work in a busy, hardworking team to tight deadlines.
  • The experience, ability and enthusiasm to make and maintain contacts for the profitable development of business.
  • Strong organisational skills to keep on top of a busy caseload.
  • The ability to think laterally when problem solving.
  • Ambitious and entrepreneurial keen to develop a team and grow a business.
  • Work close with agency colleagues.
  • Open minded / hard working.


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