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Construction Solicitor (Contentious)

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Location:
Newcastle and Tyneside
Salary:
£36,000.00 - 65,000.00
Sector:
Private Practice
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
RH/68405

Description

CONSTRUCTION SOLICITOR (CONTENTIOUS) - NEWCASTLE

THE FIRM
- One of the largest commercial firms in the North East
- Impressive client base to include large companies, owner managed businesses, healthcare professionals, leisure operators and rural businesses.
- Legal 500 listed and Chambers Recognised Construction team

THE ROLE
- The highly regarded Construction and Engineering team is looking to recruit an experienced Contentious Construction Solicitor
- Working as an integral part of both the property and dispute resolution groups, you will be at the centre of ensuring that clients construction and engineering projects run as smoothly as possible with minimal disruption
- The team assist the full matrix of parties involved in a construction and engineering project, from employers, to main contractors and subcontractors, as well as the consultants and suppliers to the industry
- You will be acting as a key point of contact between these parties offering a full range of services, especially related to the contentious and potentially contentious elements of these projects, including negotiation/mediation, adjudication, litigation and arbitration

THE REQUIREMENTS
- You must be a qualified Solicitor with previous experience in construction, engineering and energy disputes
- You will ideally have experience in any of the following areas: adjudication, arbitration and litigation in the TCC, and you will also have experience and knowledge of the major forms of contract including the JCT, NEC, FIDIC and IChemE suites
- You must be self-motivated, enthusiastic and be able to work with autonomy and with minimal supervision
- PQE Level is flexible at this stage, the firm are keen to speak to anyone with contentious construction experience
- Senior level appointments are available for the right candidate

THE BENEFITS
- Highly competitive salaries are on offer as well as a sound benefits package to rival those in elsewhere in the North East
- Candidates who are considering relocating are welcome to apply. Assistance with relocation may be possible depending on circumstances
- Genuine opportunities for career progression with no glass ceilings

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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