A Construction/Project Solicitor is required by a leading legal services provider. The role can be based in one of many offices across the country including London. Whilst the firm adopted agile working pre covid there will be an expectation to be office based a couple days per week.
A national legal service provider climbing the top 75 law firm ranking with long standing clients in both the public and private sector including all forms of NHS organisations, governmental and regulatory bodies, registered providers, insurers, defence organisations, independent healthcare providers, charities and GP practices. The firm are open to discussions of flexible working.
Will be part of a department that carries out a full range of commercial property work including development and construction work for its health, social care and housing clients from across the voluntary, public and private sectors. This includes major hospital and housing developments. The team also advises on energy infrastructure projects. The construction role is for a non-contentious construction lawyer (3+ years PQE) that will be required to undertake a wide range of high quality and complex work for both public sector and independent sector clients including health and energy sector clients.
The role will involve responsibility for a caseload as well as working closely with the Partners and Solicitors of both the Real Estate and Housing teams on business development opportunities. A genuine interest in growing business from existing clients as well as targeting and attracting new clients is therefore very important.
·Experience of JCT and NEC forms of contract;
·excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
·excellent commercial awareness;
·excellent organisation and time management skills;
·the ability and willingness to work flexibly and autonomously;
·a hard working attitude;
·a resilient nature; and a team orientated mindset
The successful Construction/Projects Solicitor will be a commercially minded Solicitor who can work very closely with clients, provide first class practical advice and who is technically proficient in construction work. A minimum 3 years Construction and project law experience .
Salary dependent upon experience.