Construction Disputes Solicitor

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Posted 20 days ago
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Private Practice
Reference Number:
8th May 2024
Construction Disputes Solicitor (4+ PQE) - market leading firm - Birmingham BCL Legal is delighted to be assisting a market leading firm in its recruitment of an experienced Construction Disputes Solicitor. This opportunity is ideally suited to those at the Associate or Senior Associate level. Birmingham based but with total flexibility on remote working. This is an opportunity to join a Legal 500 and Chambers ranked team that works on a range of high value, complex instructions including adjudications, enforcements, complex PFI disputes and fire safety matters 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. Excellent training, career development opportunities and supportive team environment. The Role As a Solicitor in the Birmingham office of this award winning Construction team, your role would involve: · Advising and acting for clients (employers, contractors and professionals) in connection with national and international construction and engineering claims and disputes. · High Court proceedings, international arbitration, adjudication, proceedings in the TCC, mediation, expert determination and some advisory work. · Networking and business development. · Helping to supervise juniors in the team. Candidate Requirements To be successful in your application for this Construction Solicitor position, you will: · Be an experienced contentious construction solicitor with a minimum of four years' experience in construction and a bias towards construction disputes. · Candidates with mixed contentious/non-contentious experience are also encouraged to apply if the preference is for contentious work. · Have PFI dispute 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. · Be interested in maintaining strong client relationships and developing new relationships as well as increasing the team's market profile in the Midlands. · Be able to support junior lawyers. 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 as well as a growing and significant private client base. · 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 disputes. · 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 Disputes Solicitor position in Birmingham, please apply here with an up to date CV or contact Angharad Warren at BCL Legal for a confidential chat about this and other similar opportunities.
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