Construction Associate

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Posted 10 days ago
Contract Type:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
4th July 2024
A highly regarded international law firm in London is seeking a dedicated and proactive Construction Associate to join their team. This role is perfect for a newly qualified solicitor who is eager to work on both contentious and non-contentious construction matters. The ideal candidate will have experience in adjudication and a strong interest in construction law. Key Responsibilities: - Contentious Work: Handle a variety of construction disputes, including adjudications, arbitrations, and litigation in relation to building and engineering contracts. - Non-Contentious Work: Advise on and draft construction contracts, appointments, collateral warranties, and other related documentation. Provide legal support on procurement strategies and project structures. - Adjudication: Manage adjudication processes from start to finish, including drafting submissions, liaising with clients, and representing them in adjudications. - Client Interaction: Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, providing clear, pragmatic advice on a range of construction law issues. - Research and Analysis: Conduct detailed legal research and analysis to support contentious and non-contentious matters, providing concise and accurate advice. - Collaboration: Work closely with other members of the construction team and across the firm's departments to deliver comprehensive legal services to clients. Requirements: - Qualification: Qualified solicitor in England and Wales. - Experience: Newly qualified solicitor with demonstrable experience in construction law, particularly in adjudication. - Skills: Strong drafting, negotiation, and communication skills. Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities. - Client Focus: Ability to understand client needs and deliver high-quality legal advice. Proven track record of maintaining client relationships. - Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively within a team and contribute to the overall success of the department. - Commercial Awareness: Strong understanding of the commercial aspects of construction projects and the wider industry. Benefits: - Competitive salary and benefits package. - Opportunities for professional development and career progression. - Exposure to high-quality work and a diverse client base. - Supportive and inclusive working environment. Application Process: For more information or to make an application, please contact Gishan Abeyratne at BCL Legal. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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