Junior Construction Lawyer

Location
England, Surrey
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 Oct 2016
Closes
02 Nov 2016
Ref
13702057/001
Contact
David Taylor
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Construction
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10, NQ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is recruiting a construction lawyer with commercial contracts and construction experience.

Client Details

Our client is a multinational architectural design company based in Surrey.

Description

The construction lawyer role will involve the following general duties:

  • Reviewing contract documents for compatibility with our Client's business aims
  • Preparing and negotiating contract documentation
  • Reviewing client provided documentation for content and conformity in compliance with our adopted risk profile
  • Liaising with business units on contractual and legal matters
  • Identifying situations requiring advice / guidance on legal matters to internal "clients" / Directors
  • Championing documentation such as standard forms of appointment and other legal requirements of contracts
  • Assisting with Company Secretarial duties

Profile

The successful candidate for this construction lawyer role will:

    be a qualified solicitor with a UK practising certificate or equivalent from a common law jurisdictionhave proven legal skills and construction law experience (non-contentious) - ideally architects appointmentshave experience of drafting commercial agreements
  • have good commercial awareness

Job Offer

Excellent