Solicitor - Construction

Employer
Law Staff Legal Recruitment
Location
London
Salary
Excellent remuneration
Closing date
19 Nov 2020
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Legal 200 firm in Greater London seeks an experienced Construction Solicitor on a full-time, permanent basis.

This is a rare opportunity for a driven Construction Solicitor with 5-6 years’ PQE to join our client’s Legal 500 practice in Central London. With a passion for construction law, the successful candidate will hit the ground running and make their mark within a thriving construction department.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.

Responsibilities

  • Contentious and non-contentious construction matters
  • Day to day running of files
  • Drafting straight-talking advice
  • Advising on every aspect of construction contracts
  • Drafting submissions for adjudication and arbitration proceedings
  • Managing proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court
  • Amending and advising on contracts
  • Organising and maintaining files, both in hard copy and electronically
  • Preparing and delivering seminars
The Candidate

  • Solicitors with 5-6 years’ PQE
  • Previous experience in construction matters is pre-requisite
  • Strong academic background, ideally with at least 2:1 degree
  • Postgraduate course in construction law is highly advantageous
  • Has a thorough understanding of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, the Scheme for Construction Contracts (England & Wales) Regulations 1998 and the Civil Procedure Rules
  • IT proficient
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Commercially aware, proactive and able to convey information to clients
  • Takes collaborative and collegiate approach to matters
The Firm

A highly regarded practice headquartered in the City, our client offers a full range of legal services to business and individual clients based both locally and further afield. Recognising that their employees are their greatest asset, they aim to attract and retain the best talent, offering an open and supportive working environment and exposure to a high-quality varied workload. This commitment has resulted in them building a team of experts who are passionate about their field and dedicated to excellent client care. Achieving numerous coveted accreditations and commendations including within the Legal 500, they are well placed to continue on an upwards trajectory.

Our Agency Requirements

  • What salary are you currently seeking?
  • How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
  • How long is your notice period?
 

Solicitor - Construction

For further details of this Construction Solicitor vacancy, please contact Ricardo on 01954 208 079 quoting reference RD31984.

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Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. The salary range shown on the current advert may not have been an indication provided by the client and could be a guideline from our research team as a broad indication on salary scales in the market, dependent on experience.

By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position.

By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site.

In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address.

Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes.

To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration terms please go to our website.

As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Based minutes from the delightful, historical city of Cambridge, Law Staff Legal Recruitment specialises in helping legal firms, local authorities, private companies and individual candidates find the best personnel and opportunities in the market.

We put the success of our organisation down to our excellent, friendly team and creating close links with our clients and candidates; providing professional advice and delivering results in the shortest possible time. Over 40% of our clients come to us through word-of-mouth.

Our approach is to listen to what you want and to deliver on a personal basis exactly what you are looking for. An unusually high percentage of our new business is generated through recommendations from satisfied candidates and client firms.

We believe work should be life-enhancing and not a drudge. We pride ourselves on our friendly, human and open approach. Speak to any of us and you will notice the enthusiasm and belief we have for what we do. We treat all our staff with respect, share our success with them and encourage them to make their role their own.

Our organisation's success is the result of the combined effort of each individual.

Currently we have a computerised database of high quality firms actively searching for:

Partners
Assistant Solicitors
Legal Executives
Unqualified Fee Earners
Drafts Persons
Legal Secretaries
Paralegals

 

Contact Us
  • 1 Carisbrooke Court
  • Anderson Road
  • Cambridge
  • CB24 4UQ
  • GB
  • 01954 208 070
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