Non-contentious Construction lawyers NQ – 1 & 4+ years’ PQE LONDON

London (Central), London (Greater)
to £115,000
08 Jun 2024
06 Jul 2024
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Directories listed Construction department at this London law firm is seeking to recruit two non-contentious Construction lawyers – one of 0 to 1 years’ PQE and the other of 4 or more years’ PQE. The team acts for a variety of clients including builders, property developers, architects, contractors, subcontractors, engineers, landowners and funders, as well as working closely with professionals of other disciplines including project managers. The legal work of the team includes preparing and negotiating building contracts, professional appointments and development and other stakeholder agreements across the real estate sector, including major infrastructure projects, and commercial, residential, and industrial schemes. Other, ancillary documentation they advise on includes consultant appointments, trade contracts, collateral warranties, parent company guarantees and performance bonds. The focus of this role will be to assist with a wide range of non-contentious Construction matters, acting for commercial, institutional, public sector, charity and private clients. The main responsibilities include: • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a range of industry-specific and general commercial contracts between the different parties involved in a project • Drafting and negotiating building contracts based on standard forms (JCT and NEC) as well as bespoke forms of building contracts • Drafting and negotiating professional team appointments • Drafting and negotiating ancillary documents i.e pre-construction services agreements, collateral warranties, parent company guarantees, construction cost account arrangements & performance bonds • Assisting Real Estate and Corp/Commercial departments with construction due diligence • Assisting Real Estate and Planning/Infrastructure colleagues with development agreements and the construction obligations in Real Estate and other documents.

If you are newly-qualified you will have undertaken a Construction seat during your training and if you are already qualified, you will ideally specialise in non-contentious construction work, however, our client will also consider candidates who currently undertake a mix of contentious and non-contentious work but would like to focus on contentious matters.

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