Construction Solicitor - Min 3 PQE
Salary: Competitive + Great Benefits
We are recruiting for an individual with a PQE of not less than 3 years and with a passion for construction law to join a busy construction team.
This role would suit an ambitious construction solicitor, who is prepared to work hard and go the extra mile, to hit the ground running and make their mark and help building the business.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
? Capable of drafting straight-talking advice of the highest standard
? Advising on every aspect of construction contracts (e.g.
payments, extensions of time, loss and expense, defects, procurement, and insurance issues);
? Drafting submissions for adjudication and arbitration proceedings;
? Managing proceedings in the Technology & Construction Court;
? Interact directly with clients, manage their expectations, always meet deadlines and deliver on every promise;
? Prepare and deliver seminars and contribute to the department's publications;
? Worked, since qualification, as a full-time construction solicitor
? A minimum of three years PQE contentious construction experience working within the construction sector but with some non-contentious experience.
? A thorough understanding of the Housing Grants, Construction & Regeneration Act 1996, the Scheme for Construction Contracts (England & Wales) Regulations 1998 and the Civil Procedure Rules
? A strong academic background, with at least a 2:1 at degree level and a postgraduate course in construction law, would be advantageous
? Proactive and prepared to work independently and intelligently exercise your own judgment with minimal supervision always adopting a can-do attitude
? Enjoy client contact
? Experience in drafting submissions in adjudication proceedings
? Experienced in running own files
This is a great opportunity to work for a firm that is recognized in Legal 500 and Chambers UK.
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