Construction Lawyer

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£58,000 - 75,000
Sector:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
KW/133717/2
Posted:
30+ days ago
Construction Lawyer BCL Legal is delighted to be assisting in the recruitment of a non-contentious Construction Solicitor with a minimum of three years' PQE for the Bristol office of a market leading law firm. This is an opportunity to join a Legal 500 and Chambers ranked team that works on a range of high value, complex instructions as a panel firm for clients across the local and central government, health and social care and housing sectors as well as for a growing client base of private sector clients throughout the UK and with international reach. Clients operate in the health, highways, leisure, waste management and renewable energy sectors. The firm is happy to consider candidates who are looking to work flexibly long term and offers high levels of remote working. The Role As a Solicitor in the Bristol office of this award winning Construction team, your role would involve: · Advising clients on the delivery of projects using and adapting industry standard forms or bespoke documentation. · Advising on all the PPP models, including the PFI market. · Advising on a number of the major Government construction programmes for delivery of new hospitals, social housing, schools and highways. · Acting for on high value, complex instructions for clients including developers, contractors, end-user clients, central and local government, NHS Trusts and housing associations. · Working mainly on non-contentious construction work with the option to undertake a mixed caseload if desired. Candidate Requirements To be successful in your application for this Construction Solicitor position, you will: · Be an experienced non-contentious construction solicitor with a minimum of three years' PQE. · Candidates with mixed contentious/non-contentious experience are also encouraged to apply as a balanced role with contentious construction can be offered. · Have PFI experience (desirable but by no means essential). · Be driven and passionate about construction law with the ability to think creatively. · Be a good team player. · Have strong negotiation and drafting skills. · Be interested in maintaining strong client relationships and developing new relationships as well as increasing the team's market profile in the South West. Benefits The successful Construction Solicitor will be rewarded with: · The opportunity to work in a non-hierarchical team focussed environment within a top local government practice that has a solid commitment to social responsibility. · The opportunity to be part of a team where your contribution is measured not only through the chargeable hours you record but in your wider contribution to the firm and to society. · Access to multi million pound construction projects (and dispute work if desired). · Support and encouragement to develop your business development and marketing skills as well as your technical skills. · A highly competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. If you would like to apply for this Construction Solicitor position please apply with an up to date CV or for a confidential chat please contact Kelly-Anne Willis at BCL Legal. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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Kelly-Anne  Willis
Kelly-Anne Willis

Senior Associate
South West

kellyannewillis@bcllegal.com

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