Senior Legal Counsel - Infrastructure Solicitor

Location
England, Hertfordshire
Salary
£100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus and Benefits
Posted
03 May 2024
Closes
31 May 2024
Ref
JN -052024-374664
Contact
Christopher Ewles
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Position: Senior Legal Counsel - Infrastructure Solicitor
Office Location: Hertfordshire (Hybrid working model with office presence flexible)
Salary Guide: Up to £130,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus, and benefits

Fantastic new Senior Legal Counsel, Infrastructure Solicitor opportunity, this role offers a market-leading salary, flexible working arrangements, and the opportunity to make a significant impact in the industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and support on infrastructure projects, with a focus on transactional/non-contentious matters.
  • Review, draft, and negotiate contracts, with a strong emphasis on standard forms of contract such as NEC3 and NEC4, as well as highways and transport contracts.
  • Strong technical skills in contract review, drafting, and negotiation to ensure the successful execution of infrastructure projects.
  • Bring market and sector experience, including knowledge of engineering projects and exposure to public sector clients.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external partners to drive projects forward and mitigate legal risks.

Requirements:

  • UK qualified solicitor with a minimum of 6 years PQE.
  • Ideally, experience working in-house or within a reputable private practice infrastructure team.
  • Solid transactional/non-contentious experience with a strong understanding of standard forms of contract, particularly NEC3 and NEC4, and Highways & Transport contracts.
  • Strong technical skills in contract review, drafting, and negotiation.
  • Market and sector experience, including knowledge of engineering projects and exposure to public sector clients.

Benefits/Package:

  • Competitive salary up to £130,000 per annum.
  • Car allowance, bonus, and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Flexible working arrangements with the possibility to discuss the number of office-based days.