Construction Solicitor

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Posted 14 days ago
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Contract Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£55,000 - 72,000
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Sector:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
AW/106874
Posted:
27th July 2022
Construction Solicitor - 1-6 PQE - Birmingham A Construction Solicitor with a minimum of one years' PQE is sought by the Birmingham office of a market leading law firm. This is an opportunity to join a Legal 500 and Chambers ranked team that works on a range of high value, complex instructions as a panel firm for clients across the local and central government, health and social care and housing sectors as well as for a growing client base of private sector clients throughout the UK and with international reach. Clients operate in the health, highways, leisure, waste management and renewable energy sectors. The firm is happy to consider candidates who are looking to work flexibly long term. The Role As a Solicitor in the Birmingham office of this award winning Construction team, your role would involve: · Advising clients on the delivery of projects using and adapting industry standard forms or bespoke documentation. · Advising on all the PPP models, including the PFI market. · Advising on a number of the major Government construction programmes for delivery of new hospitals, social housing, schools and highways. · Acting for on high value, complex instructions for clients including developers, contractors, end-user clients, central and local government, NHS Trusts and housing associations. · Working mainly on non-contentious construction projects with the option to undertake limited contentious work if desired. Candidate Requirements To be successful in your application for this Construction Solicitor position, you will: · Be a predominantly non-contentious construction solicitor with a minimum of one years' PQE. · Candidates with mixed contentious/non-contentious experience are also encouraged to apply if happy to gear their future career towards contentious construction. · Have PFI experience (desirable but by no means essential). · Be driven and passionate about construction law with the ability to think creatively. · Be a good team player. · Have strong negotiation and drafting skills. · Be interested in maintaining strong client relationships and developing new relationships as well as increasing the team's market profile in the Midlands. Benefits The successful Construction Solicitor will be rewarded with: · The opportunity to work in a non-hierarchical team focussed environment within a top local government practice that has a solid commitment to social responsibility. · The opportunity to be part of a team where your contribution is measured not only through the chargeable hours you record but in your wider contribution to the firm and to society. · Access to multi million pound construction projects (and dispute work if desired). · Support and encouragement to develop your business development and marketing skills as well as your technical skills. · A highly competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. If you would like to apply for this Construction Solicitor position in Birmingham, please apply with an up to date CV or for a confidential chat please contact Angharad Warren at BCL Legal.
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Angharad Warren
Angharad Warren

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