Head of Legal - Real Estate and Construction

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Permanent
Salary:
£70,000 - 90,000
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In House
Reference Number:
OC/70847
Posted:
11th March 2019
A leading construction business is looking for an experienced Real Estate and Construction Lawyer to join the business as Head of Legal. This position is a senior appointment and the Head of Legal (Sole Counsel) will ensure that the business has comprehensive legal support on both a reactive and strategic basis. This is a broad role, largely encompassing Commercial Property and Construction legal advice, but also managing relationships across the business and managing external relationships and budget. Reporting into the Directors, you will; - Provide commercially focused solutions to a wide range of property and commercial issues - Negotiate and draft construction documentation - Liaise with colleagues and external Solicitors on legal matters - Provide risk management advice to the business - Prepare and deliver legal training to colleagues throughout the organisation - Management of external legal spend The ideal candidate will have; - Comprehensive knowledge of real estate and commercial property, leases, licenses, and plot sales - Experience of construction projects - An understanding and knowledge of sub-contract forms of contracts - A pro-active approach to problem solving and clear communication skills - More than 6 years PQE This is an exceptional opportunity for a Real Estate and Construction Lawyer to join a leading Construction and Property business as Head of Legal (Sole Counsel). If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us. If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. For a full list of jobs you can also visit the BCL job search page. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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Olivia Collicott
Olivia Collicott

Senior Associate: In House
Birmingham

oliviacollicott@bcllegal.com

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