Construction Lawyer

Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£75000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
06 Mar 2018
Closes
03 Apr 2018
Ref
BBBH2601
Contact
Jason Connolly
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Are you seeking a platform to progress with a well-known leading City firm? This is a unique role where you will be able to deal with both contentious and non-contentious work, and have lots more in the way of autonomy to choose the type of work you deal with.

The firm

Ranked in the Top 100 this firm are different to many other City firms - they have a unique progressive culture, and unlike other City firms, it is common for people to stay with them for their entire careers. They offer candidates a clear structure with great prospects for career progression and have a fantastic bonus structure which allows you to significantly increase your basic salary. The firm is multi-service and are continuously evolving and have a good blend of commercial and creativity. The firm has three offices across the country, and the Head Office is in London Bridge.

The firm is known for dealing with the highest quality work, and the London office has 400 members of staff, and they punch well above their weight. The firm really value work life balance and have a friendly, progressive and support team dynamic but handle a quality of work like that of much larger City firms.

The role

The firm has an exciting new vacancy for a Construction Lawyer to join their modern City of London office.

You will work as part of a small but highly experienced team of 10. You will deal with a broad range of work; the department deals with both contentious and non-contentious construction. Their clients include residential and commercial developers and National House builders, investment funds, entrepreneurs and Housing Associations undertaking large high-profile developments, urban regeneration projects.

The team works closely with other departments of the firm and forms part of the significant real-estate offering to clients. In addition to development projects, they also work on large infrastructure projects and have a specialist in renewable energy.

Their contentious practice covers the full variety of dispute resolution procedures including litigation, arbitration, adjudication and expert determination, on issues ranging from delay and final account claims to defects and professional negligence claims.

This role comes with good prospects for career progression.

Requirements

  • You will be a Construction Solicitor with at least 8 years PQE + (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • You will have broad Construction experience, candidates from either contentious or non-contentious backgrounds will be considered
  • Experience of dealing with Housing Associations will be to advantage, but is not essential
  • You should have a good technical knowledge
  • It is essential that you have strong communication skills and the ability to build solid client relationships.
  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of PQE plus an exceptional benefits package.

This Construction Lawyer role could prove to be a good stepping stone into a Top City firm.

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

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