Contentious Construction Lawyer

Thomson LRC
Glasgow City
Excellent salary + Benefits, Bonus & Pension
27 Apr 2021
25 May 2021
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading international law firm is looking to hire an additional Contentious Construction Lawyer for its high-ranking construction disputes team. Based in the firm’s offices in Glasgow, the Construction Disputes Lawyer will be offered a full-time, permanent role.

Your New Firm

  • The Construction Disputes Resolution Lawyer will join a firm consistently ranked number 1 on a global scale for construction, energy and infrastructure with a first-class team of over 170 lawyers.
  • The firm is recognised nationally and internationally as the leading adviser to the construction and engineering industries and for infrastructure and energy projects.  
  • They have an unrivalled reputation in acting for contractors, project companies, developers, public bodies, funders, and insurers.
  • The firm acts for over half of the UK's top 50 contractors, many of the top contractors worldwide and an impressive range of private and public sector clients.  
  • The firm has a deep understanding of and close alignment to the construction sector, enabling them to offer an "entire project life cycle" service to our clients.
  • Legal services span national and international procurement techniques and strategies (including PFI and FIDIC) and all forms of dispute resolution.

Candidate Requirements

The firm is currently recruiting for a junior level Contentious Construction Lawyer with 1+ year of PQE and an Associate level lawyer with 4+ years of PQE. Candidates should demonstrate:

  • A contentious background - experience of construction disputes is highly advantageous, however, candidates with general dispute resolution experience are also invited to apply. 
  • Technical excellence and, of equal important, commercial awareness.
  • Enthusiasm for business development. 
  • Team playing abilities with a strong client focussed approach.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.

On Offer

The successful Contentious Construction Lawyer will benefit from:

  • High quality engineering and construction work.
  • ​Highly competitive salary and benefits package including bonus and pension.
  • Early responsibility and opportunities to develop rewarding and sustainable client relationships. 
  • Genuine long-term career prospects and excellent training and personal development programmes.

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