Construction Senior Associate (non contentious)

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Posted 17 days ago
Contract Type:
£70,000 - 85,000
Private Practice
Reference Number:
5th June 2024
Construction Senior Associate (non contentious) 4+ PQE - Leeds A leading global firm seeks a Transactional Construction Senior Associate to join their market-leading team in Leeds. The work is technically challenging and stimulating, with an Energy and Infrastructure slant, as well as traditional built environment. This is an unparalleled opportunity to join a leading international firm, with an enviable reputation and consistently high rankings in all major legal directories. The firm is renowned for its outstanding quality work and for fostering an environment where you can truly thrive. THE OPPORTUNITY The Construction & Engineering team are very highly regarded when it comes to large scale projects and the matters they deal with are often complex and highly significant. Clients include government, public bodies, major multinational, national and international corporations and contractors, with a particular focus on the booming Energy & Infrastructure sectors, as well as the traditional built environment. Key Responsibilities include: · Providing strategic and commercial legal advice on major energy, infrastructure and development projects. · Acting for a wide range of national and international clients, with an emphasis on the Energy and Infrastructure sectors along with traditional built environment. · Handling your own matters with limited supervision whilst also supporting junior lawyers within the team. · Working with your colleagues across the national/international team and wider groups across the firm to support growth areas. · Taking a proactive lead in business development. ABOUT YOU The ideal candidate will be a Qualified Solicitor with 4+ PQE in non-contentious construction law, gained within a large national/international practice. The following skills/experience are required: · Strong technical skills gained through working on high value construction and engineering transactions and contracts (particularly infrastructure projects). · Projects and contracts pertaining to the following are also highly favourable: Standard forms including FIDIC, NEC, iChemE, JCT; Framework Agreements; Interconnectors; collaborative contracts and alliancing; and other bespoke contracts. · The ability to understand and explain complex legal arguments and subtle interpretation differences clearly and concisely. · Exceptional communication skills, the ability to build rapport with clients and a dedication to providing top quality client service both internally and externally. · A highly organised and solid practical approach with the ability to follow procedures, meet key deadlines and manage the demands of a busy workload. · A keen desire to actively participate in business development and training activities. OTHER INFORMATION · Hybrid working and a highly competitive salary/package at the top end of the market. · Significant opportunity for progression in a high-performing and internationally focused team. If you are interested in this opportunity and you have the above pre-requisite requirements, please get in touch to arrange a confidential chat and forward an up-to-date CV by email to Apply below for immediate consideration. If this is not quite right for you, but you are still looking then please get in touch for a confidential chat about your options. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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