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Construction Solicitor 1+ PQE

Hays Legal
England, Bristol
Closing date
30 Dec 2021

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Exciting Non-Contentious Construction Lawyer opportunity with this international leader in Bristol

Your new firm
Our leading international client are top of their game in the Construction and Projects sectors, dominating the directory ratings and handling major instructions for national and international clients.

Having won a series of significant new instructions, they are now in strategic growth mode and looking to recruit a Non-Contentious Construction Associate to join their Bristol team.

Your new role
Handling large scale international construction and engineering projects for a fantastic roster of clients, this team can boast to working on high profile cross border developments.

The team have expertise in a range of sectors including transport, renewables, real estate development and banking, supporting clients including construction consultants, contractors, sponsors, corporate occupiers, developers, investors and public-sector bodies.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be an accomplished Non-Contentious Construction Lawyer and be working for a respected City or national firm with a recognised Construction practice. With a board and varied Construction background, you will be used to advising clients across a number of types of Construction Projects, though experience in PFI/ PPP Projects, Energy / Renewables and /or general Development work would be of particular interest.

You may be already based in the Southwest, or be London based and looking to move out of the City but retain the quality and profile of work you have enjoyed and continue your career with a market leading practice.

You will be able to evidence a track record of handling major projects yourself and supporting internal teams to deliver significant cross-departmental schemes in a timely manner.

What you'll get in return
This is a standout opportunity to join an ambitious and growing practice that will provide you with an excellent platform to continue your Construction career from. With access to high profile clients and a high value caseload of complex construction matters, this is a fantastic role in the current market.

With both flexible and hybrid working options available, this is a great opportunity that would suit full or part-time lawyers, and those already in the Southwest or those looking to relocate to the Southwest in the future.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position or would like some further details, please contact Sheldon Carlisle at Hays Legal.

We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Understanding your needs

Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

We will:
- work with you to refine your CV
- offer guidance on how to improve your prospects
- provide insight into the sulture and expectations of the organisation to ensure you are well prepared throughout the interview process
- guide you through any job offer discussions, acting as your representative to ensure your interests are looked after

To find out more about currently available jobs or for advice on your recruitment needs visit or contact your local Hays office.

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