Construction Litigation Solicitor

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Posted 9 days ago
Contract Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£52,500 - 62,000
Area of Law:
Sector:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
AC/78245
Posted:
14th October 2020
Construction Litigation Solicitor | 3-6 PQE | Top international firm | Edinburgh A top international law firm is seeking an associate to join the Contentious Construction team in Edinburgh. The Firm: - One of the largest firms in Scotland - Top tier well established team - Excellent career progression opportunity - Strong focus on employee development - Highly competitive salary The Role: - Complex, high value and interesting work - Full service advisory and dispute resolution service to clients across the construction industry - Regularly involved in the most complex and high value construction disputes in Scotland. - Advising on disputes in England and Wales and Northern Ireland for clients in both the public and private sector - Clients include: - You will be involved in a wide variety of work including contentious claims and insurance disputes - Handling a variety of formal dispute proceedings including mediation, adjudication, litigation and arbitration - Assisting senior team members with: * Reviewing, analysing and providing opinions on construction contracts and supporting documentation * Compiling evidence to analyse a factual position in a dispute * Legal analysis of the client's position * Providing clients with strategic advice on the most appropriate and cost effective solution * Drafting pleadings and submissions * Negotiating settlements * Appearing in court, mediation, adjudication and arbitration acting as an advocate or on behalf of the client The Candidate: - Show enthusiasm for contentious construction work - Adapt your communication style appropriately - Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills - Experience in dispute resolution - The ability to work well autonomously as well as in a team - Self-motivated and driven If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us. E: alexcarpenter@bcllegal.com T: 0161 509 5007 For a full list of jobs you can also visit the BCL job search page. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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Alex Carpenter
Alex Carpenter

Associate
Scotland

alexcarpenter@bcllegal.com

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