CONSTRUCTION SOLICITOR

Location
Leeds
Salary
competitive package
Posted
15 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Ref
RC27327
Contact
Ryan Cotton
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Highly-regarded firm offering exposure to a diverse, high quality caseload and an excellent salary package seeking an additional Construction Solicitor.

The Firm
A thriving and well-regarded multi-office practice, headquartered in the City; our client offers a comprehensive range of expert services. Established over a century ago, they have built an impressive client base including multi-national corporations, charities and public bodies. With over 200 staff recruited for their expertise and dedication, they have achieved numerous coveted commendations including within the Legal 500. 

The Role
This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and driven Construction Solicitor to join our client’s highly regarded practice in Leeds. As part of a growing department, with a presence in all offices, the successful Solicitor will enjoy a challenging caseload predominantly consisting of contentious matters with additional advisory work, acting for a broad range of clients including corporations, developers, contractors and housing providers. Day-to-day work will require the ability to undertake all preparation, negotiation and advocacy in addition to advising on and drafting a myriad of agreements. The ideal Solicitor will also feature heavily in business development activities which will incorporate devising strategies, attending events and delivering presentations.  

The Candidate
You must be a qualified Solicitor with at least 3 years’ PQE gained within a well-regarded Construction department.
Expertise in contentious and non-contentious matters is essential, with a bias towards the former.
Consistent academics with at least a 2:1 at degree level are essential, with a post-graduate qualification in construction law being highly advantageous.
An affinity for business development is a pre-requisite, with the ability to undertake all types of marketing and networking activities.
Applications are welcomed from Solicitors up to Partner level with the required experience.
A high level of commercial awareness, excellent technical skills and ambition are essential. 

For further details of this Construction Solicitor vacancy, please contact Ryan quoting reference RC27327.

CONSTRUCTION SOLICITOR

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