Lawyer - Contentious Construction

Location
England, Bristol
Salary
£45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
09 May 2018
Ref
BBBH4337
Contact
Charlie Simpkin
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

This stand out firm offers a comprehensive range of legal services to businesses and individuals based around its Bristol and London offices.

The company is ambitious, progressive and is recognised for its innovative approach to the development of legal practice.The company offers exciting opportunities to motivated individuals who share their vision, and they're a fantastic option in Bristol as they value their staff's work/life balance and appreciate that this is necessary to get the best out of their Lawyers.

The Firm

This Chambers ranked firm are steeped in history with over a century of history to trace back through to their origins.

The company is bringing a new way of looking at the client relationship through corporate work, where a broad perspective focussed on where value can best be added is encouraged and through commercial work where, under the firm's In House Lawyer service, lawyers are encouraged to take a pro-active and creative part in helping clients to address their business legal requirements.

The Role

They are looking for a Construction Lawyer 2-6 years PQE to join their well regarded office in Bristol, Somerset.

The firm are looking for a lawyer with a contentious skill set who confidently handles adjudications, court work and dispute resolution, and who seeks increasing responsibility and client contact, which will put you ahead of your years in terms of PQE!

They will help develop you and your career to the next level by providing a nurturing setting and opportunities with which to do so.

You will also have the opportunity to experience excellent non-contentious work too. The role will involve a level of business development and the successful candidate will have a part to play in shaping their own involvement in this.

They are seeking an experienced disputes advisor to work in the Construction and Engineering team.

Your responsibilities will focus on contentious construction, engineering and special projects (including claims preparation, negotiation, adjudication, mediation and all types of ADR) with additional involvement in non-contentious (including dispute avoidance, training and workshops, drafting agreements and standard terms and conditions, contract reviews and negotiation, and providing clients with practical advice on specialist, large scale complex or problem projects).

  • You will be a Construction Lawyer 2 - 6 years PQE (contentious) OR a lawyer with an exceptional track record in delivering dispute resolution services to a high standard
  • You will be based in the Bristol office
  • You will have excellent attention to detail
  • Salary is dependent on experience and negotiable

You will be at the fore-front of this firms growth opportunity, supporting the existing team of lawyers to roll-out new services and manage the existing client-base. They highly value great commercial and interpersonal skills for delivering the necessary level of service to existing clients and developing business with new contacts.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Construction Lawyer (Contentious) to join an established and yet thriving firm in the heart of Bristol, Somerset.

Please apply now, or call me for a confidential discussion.

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