A long established City firm.
The Construction team has an opportunity for a lawyer with a passion for construction law to join a busy department.
They are looking for an ambitious construction lawyer, who is prepared to work hard and go the extra mile, to hit the ground running and make their mark within a thriving construction department.
The successful candidate will ideally have 1-4pqe with the majority of experience gained in contentious construction (with some non- contentious experience).
advising on every aspect of construction contracts including payments, extensions of time, loss and expense, defects and insurance issues;
drafting submissions for adjudication and arbitration proceedings;
managing proceedings in the Technology & Construction Court;
amending and advising on building contracts, development agreements and agreements for lease, consultants' appointments, plus all supplementary documentation such as security documents, warranties, novations and assignments.
The ideal candidate will be at associate level and some non-contentious construction experience (completing appointment documents/contracts etc) would be useful.
Candidates with other types of litigation experience such as property or IT litigation will also be of interest.
However a lawyer whose main area of expertise is construction is the main requirement.
Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. We aim to respond to all applications within two working days. If we have not contacted you within this time frame your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other positions that you may see in the future. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.