Construction Lawyer

Recruiter
Kalcrest Ltd
Location
Leeds
Posted
14 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A legal 500 law firm is looking to recruit a Projects/Construction Solicitor for their national Housing and Regeneration team

The Firm

Our client is a leading provider of legal services to the health, social care and housing sectors, as well as in the field of professional discipline.

The firm has over 420 staff across multiple offices UK-wide and acts for a wide range of long standing clients in both the public and private sector.

The firm’s national Housing and Regeneration department carries out a full range of commercial property work including development and construction work for its health, social care and housing clients from across the voluntary, public and private sectors. This includes major hospital and housing developments. The team also advises on energy infrastructure projects.

The Role

We are now seeking a non-contentious construction lawyer (4+ years PQE) to join the firm’s busy national team. The successful candidate will undertake a wide range of high quality and complex work for both public sector and independent sector clients including health and energy sector clients.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be a commercially minded solicitor who can work very closely with clients, provide first class practical advice and who is technically proficient in construction work.

The role will involve responsibility for your own caseload as well as working closely with the Partners and Solicitors of both the Real Estate and Housing teams on business development opportunities. A genuine interest in growing business from existing clients as well as targeting and attracting new clients is therefore very important.

Candidates will be expected to be able to demonstrate that they have:

  • Experience of JCT and NEC forms of contract;
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • excellent commercial awareness;
  • excellent organisation and time management skills;
  • the ability and willingness to work flexibly and autonomously;

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