Construction Litigation Solicitor

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Posted 23 days ago
Contract Type:
£48,000 - 75,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
1st October 2020
BCL Legal is delighted to be assisting a leading international firm with the recruitment of a Construction Litigation Solicitor (c. 2-5 PQE) to join its construction litigation team in Birmingham. Our client has a large and nationally renowned construction team that works with major public and private sector clients nationwide. The firm is now seeking to add to its Construction Litigation team in Birmingham with the addition of an experienced mid level Construction Litigation Solicitor. Work will be domestic in the main but with the opportunity to become involved in international matters. The role The successful Construction Litigation Solicitor will be involved in construction and engineering disputes for a broad range of clients across a variety of sectors. Specifically: * Proceedings in the TCC; * Alternative dispute resolution, including adjudication, mediation and the resolution of claims under the pre-action protocol for construction and engineering disputes; * Dispute avoidance and risk management; * Contractual interpretation; * Professional negligence; * Helping to manage client relationships. * Support other areas of the practice with your technical expertise when necessary. * Have the ability to think laterally in order to consolidate and support a variety of disciplines. You To be considered for this contentious construction solicitor opportunity, you must have: - Strong academic background. - Excellent litigation skills. - Client centric approach. - Strong technical knowledge. - The ability to support juniors. The offer This is a compelling opportunity for an experienced construction litigator looking for a new challenge working at a thriving firm in Birmingham or Nottingham. A highly competitive salary, good benefits package and an excellent development platform comes part and parcel with this role. If you're interested in this Contentious Construction Solicitor vacancy, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Angharad Warren at BCL Legal. o In addition you will be expected to: Play an active role in business development and work to raise the firm's profile and help win new business Collaborate closely with colleagues in other offices and other practice areas, and travel as required Participate in firm-wide and departmental training sessions Initiate, build and maintain effective client relationships Ensure files are managed in compliance with Lexcel procedures What you'll need: The firm has a Career Development Framework which sets out the competencies we expect of those at difference levels. In particular for this role we require: Drive, enthusiasm and vision Proven ability to manage files Flexibility and can-do approach Excellent communication skills with a collaborative approach Demonstrable passion for business development Qualified solicitor with at least 3 - 5 years' post qualification experience in construction litigation Knowledge of JCT, FIDIC and NEC Excellent academics and training. As part of our firm recruitment policy our candidates are subject to employment screening background checks. These checks include personal details, education and employment history, professional qualifications and credit and criminal checks as appropriate. Trowers & Hamlins is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity and inclusion. All applications will be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role and will be treated equally irrespective of Ethnicity, Gender (including Trans and non-binary) Race, Disability, Religion and sexual orientation.
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