Assistant Legal Counsel / Senior Paralegal (Maternity Cover)
Our client is a Construction, Engineering & Projects firm based in the City. They are looking for a highly-motivated assistant legal counsel to support the legal team in delivery of commercial legal services to cover a period of maternity. You will work under the supervision and support of the Group Legal Director. Key duties include:
- Drafting and negotiating Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure contracts, consultant appointments including ACE, NEC3 and FIDIC, sub-consultant appointments, warranties/third party rights, novation agreements and other construction documentation.
- Advising on general commercial contracts across the business, contractual precedents and processes.
- Monitoring for and advising the business on new and proposed UK legislation, regulation and guidance.
- Supporting the Company Secretary with providing advice on company secretarial and corporate governance matters.
Minimum qualifications required for this role:
1 – 3 years experience as a lawyer, legal executive or senior paralegal or equivalent with experience advising on / negotiating / drafting / managing commercial contracts in the construction, engineering and/or infrastructure industry.
You must be available to start work immediately / by October 2021. The role will require working from the London office at least 3-4 days per week (the role is not suitable for candidates who are only looking to work from home).
Salary is dependent on experience, and there is the opportunity for the successful candidate to participate in the firm’s bonus scheme (subject to conditions).