Construction Solicitor

Location
London
Salary
£75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted
06 Jun 2024
Closes
04 Jul 2024
Ref
BH-36575
Contact
Natasha Kirkby
Job Title
Lawyer
Practice Area
Construction
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal 200 firm in Central London seeks a talented Contentious Construction Solicitor with 4+ years’ PQE.

Our client, a Legal 500 practice in London, is seeking to employ a solicitor specialising in contentious construction matters. The successful candidate will be mostly assisting registered providers, building contractors and construction professionals, whilst ensuring excellent client care at all times.
To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.
Responsibilities

  • Handling own caseload of contentious construction matters
  • Advising on all aspects of construction contracts
  • Drafting submissions for adjudication and arbitration proceedings
  • Technology and Construction Court proceedings
  • Liaising with clients and other professionals
  • Preparing seminars and contributing to publications
  • Business development

 
The Candidate

  • Solicitors with at least 3 years’ PQE in construction matters
  • Previous experience in both, contentious and non-contentious matters is essential
  • Is self-motivated and has enthusiasm for business development
  • Has a strong academic background, with at least a 2:1 at degree level
  • Postgraduate course in construction law is advantageous
  • Familiar with Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, the Scheme for Construction Contracts (England and Wales) Regulations 1998 and the Civil Procedure Rules
  • Has excellent communication skills, commercially aware and proactive
  • IT proficient

 
The Firm
A highly regarded practice headquartered in the City, our client offers a full range of legal services to business and individual clients based both locally and further afield. Recognising that their employees are their greatest asset, they aim to attract and retain the best talent, offering an open and supportive working environment and exposure to a high-quality varied workload. This commitment has resulted in them building a team of experts who are passionate about their field and dedicated to excellent client care. Achieving numerous coveted accreditations and commendations including within the Legal 200, they are well placed to continue on an upwards trajectory.

 

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