Construction Solicitor - Contentious

England, London, City of London
£40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
28 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Shane Prosser
Full time
Contract type

Are you a Contentious Construction Solicitor looking to join a top tier firm based in the City of London?

This City firm is ranked in the Top 200 and Tier 1 for its work in social housing; they have a rich heritage dating back over 200 years. They are multi-award winning and are known Nationally for their commitment to nurturing and developing legal talent; this is demonstrated by their retention rate of staff at all levels. They use cutting edge technology and really are ahead of the curve in the legal landscape. They have recently worked on some of the largest development and infrastructure projects. You will find a very people orientated business; they have a friendly, supportive and progressive environment. Their culture is far away from the usual commercial machine of the City. You will find a client base that is National and International; this includes many FTSE 250 companies.

This firm is looking for a Construction Solicitor to join its flourishing City of London office.

You will work alongside a highly experienced Partner, who is ranked in the Legal 500 as a leader in their field. This role will focus on Contentious work; the client base will include; Developers, Major corporations, Funders, Contractors, Sub-contractors, Construction consultants and Local authorities. You will deal with a broad range of work, this role will lean heavier towards Contentious work, but you will also deal with an wide array of Non-Contentious matters, making for a much more interesting role including; advising on every aspect of construction contracts, amending development agreements and agreements for lease, building contracts, extensions of time and procurement and insurance issues.

This position comes with excellent career progression prospects

  • You will be a Construction Solicitor with at least three year PQE (there is no upper limit in regards to the amount of experience)
  • You will have experience dealing with contentious matters, additional non-contentious experience would be an advantage
  • First-Class interpersonal skills
  • You will have good technical knowledge
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential
  • Salary is negotiable depending on experience, although at market rate.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Construction Solicitor to join a stand out firm in the heart of the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation