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Construction Solicitor

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£40,000.00 - 50,000.00
Private Practice
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Permanent role
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An excellent opportunity for a newly qualified to three year qualified solicitor to join the well established Birmingham office of a large national Projects and Construction practice working on high value contentious construction matters. The role will involve providing a broad range of advice for clients on various construction disputes.

Contentious Construction Solicitor

The Role will involve:
* providing advice to employer, contractor and consultant clients across a number of sectors on the resolution of their construction and engineering disputes including high value claims
* advising clients in relation to pursuing and defending construction claims e.g. contract formation and interpretation, loss and expense, extension of time/delay claims, defects, payment, design liability and professional negligence
* representing clients in the various techniques of dispute resolution such as adjudication, arbitration, litigation and forms of ADR
* representing clients at hearings, tribunals and court and providing the advocacy
* taking part in business development and marketing activities on behalf of the team

Candidate requirements of the successful Contentious Construction Solicitor:
* At least a 6 month dedicated seat in contentious construction or otherwise seats in non-contentious construction and dispute resolution (if applying at the NQ level) or good quality post qualification experience in contentious construction if at the more senior end of the pqe bracket.
* Solid technical and drafting skills, ideally gained from a highly regarded regional, national or international firm.
* A strong academic profile, ideally 2.1 at degree level.
* Team player with excellent communication skills (both written and oral).

* Highly competitive salary plus bonus and an attractive benefits package.
* A supportive team environment at a firm well known for taking good care of their lawyers.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Angharad Warren at BCL Legal.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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