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Construction Legal Counsel, Full or Part-time

Last updated on 19/11/2021

Sector: Energy and Natural Resources
Reference: 4818MD
Location: North West

Description


Household name Plc seeks to recruit a construction lawyer to work in the commercial team of a large legal department. Our client can consider full or part-time working. This can be remote working with some office travel or a full office role depending on your preference.

 

Responsibilities

 

The role sits in a small commercial team, part of a larger legal team which handles a range of general commercial advice and contracts. In this role you will be the lawyer who takes responsibility for all construction related matters and contracts. Work is varied and often complex and could involve the following:

  • Negotiating, drafting and advising on construction contracts
  • Project support and documentation
  • Handling claims and disputes
  • Supporting colleagues where needed with other commercial matters

 

We are looking for:

 

  • A UK qualified solicitor or barrister with minimum of 4 years PQE*
  • Well regarded law firm or inhouse experience, preferably within a similar sector (infrastructure/construction/energy/utilities/engineering)
  • Significant construction law experience
  • Strong interpersonal, commercial and team skills
  • Experience in supporting and mentoring more junior lawyers
  • Confident and able to work with senior management

 

This is the opportunity to work as part of a friendly and supportive legal team with the structure and career development you would expect of a PLC business.

 

 

Apply:

 

If you are interested in this Legal Counsel position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to jacqui.douglas@mckenziedouglas.co.uk. If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch on 01539 446666.

 

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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Jacqui Douglas

jacqui.douglas@mckenziedouglas.co.uk

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