Senior Construction Legal Counsel

Location
England, Leicestershire
Salary
£75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted
02 Jul 2024
Closes
30 Jul 2024
Ref
JN -062024-380846
Contact
Sophie Sinfield
Job Title
In House Counsel
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Construction Legal Counsel

Location: Leicestershire - hybrid working

Salary: up to £90k plus benefits including car allowance, bonus, private medical and enhanced policies.

Our client, a leading organisation within the construction industry, is seeking a motivated and experienced Senior Construction Legal Counsel to join their Legal and Compliance team based in Leicestershire. As a key member of the team, you will play a fundamental role in shaping the future success of the Group Legal function.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a broad spectrum of work, including the drafting, advising and negotiating legal agreements, specifically property and construction.
  • Offer advice on construction matters which may include litigation, such as; terminations, pay less notices, and adjudications, and oversee external lawyer's input as needed.
  • Collaborate with Senior Lawyers on complex and strategic projects.
  • Providing guidance and advice to the business on legal matters.

Requirements:

  • Qualified Solicitor with demonstrable construction experience.
  • Proactive individual with the ability to cultivate relationships across the business.
  • Commercially minded and able to balance risk with business objectives.
  • In-house experience is helpful but not mandatory.
  • Strong ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.

This is a fantastic time to join the organisation as they are due to go through a significant growth period. As a Senior Construction Legal Counsel, you will contribute to the success of the organisation by providing pro-active and innovative legal advice and support.

If you are looking for a challenging role where you can contribute to the growth and development of a dynamic legal team, then we invite you to apply for this position. For more information please reach out to Sophie Sinfield.

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