Sole Counsel - Construction

2 days left

Location
England, Northamptonshire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
21 Sep 2021
Closes
19 Oct 2021
Ref
TS/86289
Contact
Tom Shaw
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Construction
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A leading national construction company is seeking an experienced 6+ PQE Construction Lawyer to join the team as their first In-house Counsel.

Based in the East Midlands, the company is easy to get to and offers substantial home working.

The company operates across industrial, multi-room, civil and residential sectors and have experienced major growth over the past 4 years.

The Role

The In-house Counsel will be responsible for:

- Negotiating and drafting a range of construction contracts, with experience of JCT Design & Build and the NEC/ICC suite of contracts being utilised;
- Preparing and maintaining legal precedents and templates;
- Advising the Board of and regulatory changes which may affect the company;
- Managing external counsel; and
- Advising on and avoiding any potential disputes.


The Person

This position will suit an experienced Construction Lawyer seeking an in-house opportunity within the sector which carries a great deal of responsibility and works closely with senior management.

On offer is a good balance of home- and office-working as well as a strong salary and package.

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