Construction Lawyer, Dispute Resolution – Hybrid

Remote, Scotland, Thames Valley, London
31 Mar 2023
05 Apr 2023
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

Fantastic opportunity to join a FTSE 100 business and work on high-profile off-shore renewable projects as a construction lawyer handling complex disputes. Full or part-time considered. This is a great opportunity to work on high quality work in a highly supportive team where quality of life is key.




Providing strategic and commercial legal advice on big-ticket, high-profile renewable projects.


  • Working as part of a disputes legal team you will be a key member on large renewable projects particularly advising the procurement and commercial teams
  • You will manage contractual disputes ensuring effective resolution
  • Advising through the lifecycle of the disputes to ensure best commercial outcome including correspondence, advise on settlement options, formal proceedings such as arbitrations
  • Working with industry standard contracts such as FIDIC, NEC and Logic, O&M, design, supply, installation and vessel contracts
  • Advise on disputes outside this project from time to time
  • You will build strong working relationships with a focus on the provision of prompt, thorough and expert advice
  • Collaborate with colleagues within the wider legal team and externally with legal counsel and partners


We are looking for:


  • Qualified solicitor or barrister in E&W or Scotland or another similar jurisdiction with at least 2 years PQE*
  • Trained with a well-regarded law firm or in-house
  • Sound experience in construction law matters and dispute resolution (although limited disputes experience will be considered if there is a desire to work in this area)
  • Familiar with industry standard contracts such as FIDIC, NEC, Logic, O&M agreements
  • Understanding of off-shore construction in the energy sector an advantage but not essential
  • It is also an advantage to have an understanding of project finance
  • Capable of working independently within project teams and leading matters of high value (however you will receive strong support)
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • A clear and concise communicator
  • Keen to work in a high performing supportive team



Package on Offer:


  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounted health cover
  • Enhanced annual leave and maternity/paternity leave
  • Product discounts
  • 34 days holiday including bank holidays



If you are interested in this Construction Lawyer position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Jacqui 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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