Construction Associate

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Contract Type:
£48,000 - 60,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
24th November 2021
Construction Associate/Senior Associate - leading regional firm - West Midlands A Construction Associate / Senior Associate at the 3-6 PQE level upwards is sought by a leading regional firm in the West Midlands. This is an opportunity to join a Legal 500 and Chambers ranked team that works on a range of construction projects for clients in a broad range of sectors. The firm is happy to consider candidates who are looking to work flexibly and hybrid working will continue as standard. The Role As a Construction Associate / Senior Associate at this highly regarded regional firm, your role would involve: · Advising clients on the delivery of construction projects regionally and nationally. · Using and adapting industry standard form construction contracts (particularly JCT and NEC) or otherwise bespoke documentation plus appointments, collateral warranties, bonds and guarantees. · Advising on construction projects across various business sectors. · Acting for developers, contractors and sub-contractors, commercial clients, financial institutions and private equity investors and construction consultancy practices. · Working mainly on non-contentious construction work. The contentious construction work is carried out in a separate arm of the team but there may be scope for cross over if preferred. Candidate Requirements To be successful in your application for this Construction Associate / Senior Associate position, you will: · Be at the 3-6 PQE level (or with equivalent experience) and a focus on non-contentious construction matters. · Candidates with mixed contentious/non-contentious experience are also encouraged to apply provided they want to focus mainly on non-contentious construction moving forward. · Have a solid understanding of the standard form construction contracts. · Be driven and passionate about construction law with the ability to think creatively. · Be a good team player. · Have strong negotiation and drafting skills. · At the senior end of the PQE bracket, be interested in maintaining strong client relationships and developing new relationships and able to supervise juniors. Benefits The successful Construction Associate / Senior Associate will be rewarded with: · The opportunity to work in a tight knit team environment at a firm that really values and cares for its staff. · Strong partner support. · Access to high value construction projects. · Support and encouragement to progress within your legal career. · A highly competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. If you would like to apply for this Construction Associate / Senior Associate position in the West Midlands, please apply with an up to date CV or for a confidential chat please contact Angharad Warren at BCL Legal.
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