Legal Counsel - Construction

England, South Yorkshire, Sheffield
20 Jan 2021
15 Feb 2021
JN -012021-163090
Ben Fryer
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to continued growth a national infrastructure company based in Sheffield have an exciting opportunity within their legal function. They are looking to recruit an experienced Construction Lawyer to assist them with a wide range of legal matters.

Job Description

* Drafting and negotiating standard form building contracts, consultant appointments, tenders, framework agreements, sub-contracts, collateral warranties, bonds/guarantees, novation agreements etc and a good understanding of the main forms of dispute resolution

* Understanding of construction related insurances

* Managing construction related insurance claims

* Ability to upskill other members of the team who do not have a construction background

* Must be able to demonstrate excellent people management skills and have the ability to quickly develop successful client relationships

* Ability to provide key stakeholders with concise, commercially minded advice

Person Specification

* Trained/training with a leading law firm or organisation

* A minimum of 4 years PQE gained in construction law (contentious or non-contentious) either in-house or private practice

* Excellent communicator and can confidently liaise with senior stakeholders

* Desire to progress their in-house career

Please reach out for more information.

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