Construction Solicitor

yolk recruitment
Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Construction Solicitor
UK - Bath (2 days in office 3 working from home) - Competitive Salary

Yolk Recruitment is working with a progressive top 100 UK law firm with an outstanding reputation with over 30 lawyers within the office being individually recognised by Chambers and the Legal 500. There are offices all over the UK however this specific role is based in the Bath office 2 days a week, and 3 days working remotely from home.

This role is within the Construction Team which covers both Non- Contentious (transactional) and contentious (or claims related) advice. The teams works closely with a full range of sector contractors, developers, funders and professionals. This tea works with both National and off-shore projects from railway design, sports pitches and many more.

This firm is invested in ensuring that they provide an environment which is a fantastic place to work. There is a set progression structure for any level of experience with a detailed matrix of what achievements are to be met to progress making progression transparent and as a result of personal achievements rather than internal vacancies within team.

This is what you'll be doing

As an experienced Construction Solicitor you will have a minimum of 2 years PQE as well as the ability to carry out the following:

Manage a caseload of files, dealing effectively with cases and transactions
Build credibility with clients and develop own client relationships through managing client expectations regarding options, outcomes, risk and timescales.
Scope fees for existing clients
Develop market and sector knowledge and demonstrate expertise to clients.
Build on personal and department profile and reputation by attending networking events, writing publications/ marketing materials and speaking at seminars
Begin to develop a niche/ sector expertise.
Assist in team/ sector pitches as required
Support juniors in the team by giving technical, business and general advice
Track progress against your own KPIs, meeting targets
Support with budgetary management of client mattersThis is what you'll bring to the Team

Qualified Solicitor or CILEx of 2+ PQE
Experience of Construction matters is essential however this can be non-contentious or Contentious
Ability to manage junior members of a team desirable
This is what you'll get in return

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Construction Solicitor to join a highly regarded team and continue to develop as an individual and as part of a team. You will get the following benefits in return:

Above market average salary
Excellent career progression
Up to 25 days annual leave
Flexible/Remote working options
Pension PlanAre you looking for something new? Contact Abbie Jackson for more information on (phone number removed) or via email (url removed).

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.
*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities

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