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In-house Construction Lawyer

England, Cheshire
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
14 May 2021
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Hugely ambitious plc in the construction sector who specialises in BTR and PBSA, requires an additional lawyer to work alongside the GC on an exciting, varied and highly commercial role.

You are likely to have a couple of years PQE in construction law (whilst candidates with any experience of or qualifications in the QS field would be extremely welcome) have a confident and assured disposition and a genuine enthusiasm for the sector. This is a crucial role and will be viewed as a senior position within the group, holding accountability for the preparation, negotiation, conclusion and distribution of the construction documentation for all the BTR and PBSA schemes.

Day to day you can expect exposure and interaction with key stakeholders and senior management and will be involved in; reviewing of draft development and funding agreements and advising on construction obligations, negotiation and agreement of contract conditions and amendments thereto with investors / purchasers / funders legal representatives as well as drafting building contracts in conjunction with the commercial and technical teams.

You'll be a key communicator, providing ongoing liaisons with all business functions such as Commercial, Procurement, Delivery, Sales and Marketing, Operational Teams, HR and Finance on legal issues arising from the Group's business and operations.

It's a fantastic role far beyond pure law suitable to a commercially minded and versatile lawyer who relishes this level of exposure.

The role will require a day or so a week in Chester and a couple of trips a month to London, but otherwise can be worked remotely. Salary is likely to be up to around £60k + benefits. For a confidential discussion, please contact or call on 0113 467 9789.


Sacco Mann are specialist Legal Recruiters recognised as regional experts with a genuine interest in, as well as knowledge of, their marketplace. We are renowned for giving clear and straightforward career advice and true quality of service.

We have thirteen experienced consultants focussing on legal recruitment, encompassing the Commercial, General Practice, Public Sector and In House positions, both permanent and locum. In addition two consultants specialise within the Patents and Trademarks sector.

We feel that much of our success has been due to the fact that we:

- try to accurately guage and understand what both candidates and clients require and indeed that which they are able to offer and then bring the two together
- have a demonstrable knowledge of the marketplace. Fundamentally what you need is not merely someone who can post your CV to a practice, but someone whose strength of contacts within the firms can add value, ensuring that you are given proper consideration
- discuss each role with you thoroughly and get prior clearance before a CV is submitted. This is an extremely important for protecting confidentiality and avoiding duplication
- brief you fully prior to any interviews, ensuring that you know what the role entails and how the interview will be run. We also give you honest interview feedback - if you don't do very well in an interview you can always learn from the experience
- are accessible and return your calls

Why use Sacco Mann?

Principally because we believe that the points outlined above are fundamental. We enjoy recruitment, and we are good at it, because we genuinely enjoy assisting people make positive career moves. We don't shuffle paper because we know our marketplace and are therefore in a position to give reliable, knowledgeable and practical advice.

The vast majority of our applicants and clients are at pains to thank us for the advice and service that we provide and we believe the high level of referral business is a direct result of the fact that lawyers value our input.

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