Our client has a permanent vacancy for a Construction Solicitor with 6 months – 4 years PQE to be part of their Real Estate team. Experience acting for developers and funders as well as contractors, consultants and subcontractors is desirable.
Mainly Non – contentious construction law including standard form and bespoke building contracts; sub-contracts; consultant appointments; drafting and negotiating the suite of construction documents in relation to development schemes; collateral warranties; third party rights schedules; assignments; novation agreements as well as advising on legal issues arising out of the construction process, including delays and extensions of time, loss and expense claims, liquidated damages, and defective work.
There will also be a need to carry out contentious work from time to time so successful candidates will need to have good experience of dealing with both non-contentious and contentious matters.
The firm advises clients from various sectors (shopping centres, hotels, and restaurants), retail units and other commercial premises. Clients include main contractors and sub-contractors as well as developer and investor occupier clients.
• Commercial, practical and financial awareness
• Confidence and ability to communicate at senior levels
• Excellent academics and strong ambition for career development
• Excellent interpersonal and marketing skills with the ability to develop contacts for the team and the firm
• Team player able to fit into a friendly, busy team
• Negotiation skills
• Organisational ability
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