Construction Lawyer

Location
England, Leicestershire, Leicester
Salary
£48000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
04 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
BBBH14819
Contact
Jason Connolly
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

This award-winning and prestigious firm are Nationally acclaimed and have strong International capabilities. Despite being ranked in the top 100, they have a culture that is far from the usual commercial machine culture of most firms of this size. The firm has a total people focussed approach, where legal talent is nurtured and developed.

The firm

This top 100 firm covers an extremely diverse range of legal services, which includes a number of niche specialist areas. They are ranked as top tier across a growing number of practice areas. They now employ over 2,500 staff across a number of offices Nationally.

The firm provides legal services every year to over 200,000 clients.

On top of its commitment to reducing its environmental impact and providing pro bono legal advice to those who cannot afford access to justice, the law firms charitable foundation has provided over £1.8million to charity since its inception.

You will find a refreshing culture, which is entrepreneurial, forward-thinking and friendly. You will find that there are a large number of homegrown talent, which demonstrates there internal training and progression potential.

You will find that Partners are accessible to all, and even seating has been well-thought out to ensure that training, support and mentoring are always on hand.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Construction Lawyer into their modern and newly refurbished Leicester office.

The firms experienced Construction & Engineering team is well known for being genuinely unique by the construction industry by including not only lawyers, but chartered construction professionals, including a building surveyor and chartered quantity surveyors, and an experienced tribunal member.

They provide a legal and industry support service from inception to completion of construction projects with specialist ability to advise clients during life of contract/project to avoid disputes or lessen impact on progress of project/costs. They carry out all standard non-contentious and contentious work as well as specialising in managing risk in bespoke procurement.

They also have significant experience in adjudication both as tribunal and representing parties. Their construction expertise spans across a range of sectors including commercial, industrial, healthcare, residential, retail and education.

You will work on the non-contentious side dealing with an excellent quality of work.

Requirements

  • You will be a Construction Lawyer with between 2-6 years PQE
  • You will have good commercial awareness and strong drafting skills
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential
  • Salary is competitive and dependent on your background and level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Construction Lawyer to join a prestigious, Top 100 firm based in the Leicester office.

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