Construction Solicitor

Recruiter
Clayton Legal
Location
England, Merseyside, Liverpool
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
08 Mar 2019
Closes
05 Apr 2019
Ref
38616
Contact
Leanne Taylor
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Construction Solicitor
Liverpool

I have an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic construction and engineering team.

The team has been growing year-on-year and is one of largest construction and engineering teams in the North West, dealing exclusively with construction and engineering law matters, construction and engineering sector clients and clients procuring construction and engineering services.

Leaders in their field of construction and engineering lawyers have particular expertise in the transport, infrastructure, industrial, developer led residential schemes, oil and gas, health care, energy and renewable sectors.

The team are recognised experts for contentious and non-contentious work with an international client base which includes developers, funders, consultants, UK and European based contractors and sub-contractors. Such a depth of expertise means a unique spread of work covering multiple jurisdictions for both project and dispute work (including international arbitration's).


Key responsibilities

Both non-contentious and contentious work acting for employers and contractors, construction professionals and funders
Manage own and assist in dispute resolution through litigation, arbitration, adjudication, mediation and negotiation
Drafting pleadings, witness statements and instructing experts
Client liaison - direct contact developing the relationship
Reviewing and reporting on all forms of construction and engineering contracts
Drafting and negotiating building contracts
Due diligence of construction contracts
Preparing professional appointments and warranties and manage their completion
Preparing performance bonds and parent company guarantees
Preparing reports and due diligence
Drafting letters of advice/instructions to clients/experts
Preparation of documents in proceedings, including claims, witness statements and other documents
Candidate Requirements

Essential

Previous construction experience
Excellent organisational skills
Demonstrates an understanding of clients, colleagues and others
Adheres to guidelines and procedures
Ability to interact and communicate with the client and keep them up to date
The ability to work as part of a team and independently
Desirable

Oil and gas sector experience
Renewables sector experience
Adjudication

For more information please contact Leanne @ Clayton Legal