Legal Counsel – Infrastructure Disputes

North East/North West, Midlands
17 Jan 2023
10 Feb 2023
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Construction, Energy, Litigation
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Counsel sought for well established business at the forefront of the energy, renewables and utilities sector. Our client has European roots but a global presence.

This is a quality In-House disputes opportunity which offers exciting work including projects within the sphere of energy and infrastructure.


You will be required to deliver litigation and dispute resolution advice across the business. You can expect to manage and resolve disputes on wide-ranging issues such as, defects, delay and disruption, loss and expense and variations claims, payment disputes etc. An excellent knowledge of the suite of construction contracts is crucial and a working knowledge of PFI contracts is sought after.


  • Qualified Solicitor, 6+ years PQE*
  • Personable, robust, confident and have a flexible attitude
  • Knowledge of construction matters (e.g. the Construction Act and CDM Regulations) (essential)
  • Commercial litigation and ADR experience (essential)
  • Experience with (disputes involving) PFI contracts (desirable)

Package on Offer:

  • Attractive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Car allowance
  • Pension contribution
  • Private family healthcare
  • Dental insurance
  • Range of discounted products
  • Life insurance


If you are interested in this Legal Counsel position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Ted Douglas. If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch.

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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