Construction Associate/Senior Associate

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
£62,000 - 80,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
30+ days ago
Construction Associate/Senior Associate - Leeds A highly regarded international firm is looking for a Construction Associate or Senior Associate to join their growing team in Leeds. This is an experienced team with an outstanding client base, bringing a unique spread of work often spanning multiple jurisdictions. The Opportunity: This is an award-winning international firm with a stellar portfolio of clients across a wide range of specialist sectors from transport and logistics and international trade, through to retail, insurance, marine, health, education, manufacturing, public sector and banking and financial services. They have a collaborative, open and transparent culture, with down-to-earth senior leadership team. This, along with their commitment to development and progression can offer a truly fulfilling career. The firm has exciting plans for Leeds this year and their ongoing commitment to the Leeds market means investing in the best talent to support growth. An exciting opportunity has now arisen for an experienced Construction solicitor to join their dedicated team, based in Leeds. This team has seen significant growth over the years and now as one of the largest construction and engineering teams in the North, they are considered a leading force in the property and construction sector. The team are recognised for their high quality contentious and non-contentious work, with an international client base including developers, funders, consultants, UK and European based contractors and sub-contractors. Key Responsibilities will include: · Manage own caseload of contentious matters and assist with non-contentious work acting for employers and contractors, construction professionals and funders · Manage and assist in dispute resolution to include litigation, arbitration, adjudication, mediation, and negotiation. · Drafting pleadings, witness statements and instructing experts and letters of advice to clients/experts · Preparation of documents in proceedings, including claims, witness statements and other documents · Liaising directly with clients and developing strong working relationships · Drafting, negotiating, reviewing and reporting on all forms of construction and engineering contracts · Preparing professional appointments and warranties and manage their completion · Preparing performance bonds and parent company guarantees · Preparing reports and due diligence The Ideal Candidate: · Qualified Solicitor with at least 2 years' PQE · Experience gained within an established practice · The ability to work independently and as part of a team · The ability to develop strong relationships with clients and colleagues · Strong organisational and client management skills · Ideally mediation and adjudication experience. · Renewables and oil and gas sector experience is favourable, but not essential. On offer is a competitive salary from £62k upwards depending on experience, as well as hybrid working and a wide range of other benefits. You will also benefit from new, vibrant offices in the heart of Leeds with a friendly and collaborative culture. If this sounds like the ideal role, please contact for a confidential discussion. Or apply now with a copy of your CV for immediate consideration! BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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