Construction Solicitor - Reading

Location
England, Berkshire, Reading
Salary
£48000 - £68000 per annum
Posted
11 Jun 2024
Closes
09 Jul 2024
Ref
AMT-PL-15966
Contact
Jameson Legal
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Construction
PQE Level
2-4
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An established law firm based in Reading are seeking a talented and motivated construction Solicitor with 1-4 years Post-Qualification Experience (PQE) to join their dynamic team. This is an exciting opportunity for a legal professional with a strong background in dispute resolution and construction law to further their career in a supportive and forward-thinking environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing both contentious and non-contentious construction projects.
  • Demonstrating expertise with major standard form contracts, particularly JCT and NEC, and possess experience in drafting and negotiating bespoke amendments.
  • Drafting and reviewing warranties, bonds, guarantees, consultant's appointments, novations, and reliance letters with precision and attention to detail.
  • Handling adjudications and proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court, providing robust representation for clients.
  • Some experience in dealing with professional negligence claims against construction professionals is desirable but not essential.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years PQE in dispute resolution and construction law.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to actively participate in business development activities with colleagues.

Please email Alice Tiller for further information.

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.


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