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Non-Contentious Construction Solicitor

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Job ID:

30879

Practice Area(s):

Construction

Location:

Birmingham, Liverpool 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

14.05.2024

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

Up to £65,000 depending on experience

Forming part of our Real Estate Department the Construction team is a nationally recognised practice providing a complete range of legal and advisory services on all aspects of Construction law.

We advise on construction risk management from procurement to completion (projects and dispute management across a broad range of sectors).  The team acts for private and public sector clients including developers, healthcare providers, education institutions, transport authorities, main contractors, sub-contractors and consultants. We act across a wide range of sectors with clients involved in commercial development, PRS, student accommodation, local government, transport, education, health, utilities, energy and investment. From a non-contentious perspective, the Construction team drafts and negotiates on all the major standard forms of contract, including JCT and NEC4.  From a contentious (disputes) perspective the construction team advises and acts on all forms of construction dispute resolution, including adjudication, arbitration, proceedings in the TCC, mediation and expert determination.

We have been involved in a range of projects from multi-million pound developments to high value multi party disputes
 
We are currently recruiting for a 5YR+ PQE Principal Associate Solicitor to join our Construction team.

Whilst Liverpool or Birmingham is the preferred location we will consider applications from other locations.

To manage a caseload and assist other case handlers with their caseloads of non-contentious construction work working on behalf of the types of client referred to in the “Department” section above.

Main duties and responsibilities
  • Manage a caseload of construction work
  • Assist other members of the team with their caseloads of Construction work (non contentious)
  • Draft and negotiate contracts, appointments and supporting documents
  • Carry out other case handling advice and duties
  • Work with the members of the existing Construction team to develop client relationships and business opportunities
  • Achieve set financial and chargeable targets KPIs
  • Ensure relevant deadlines and quality measures are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant Weightmans and client policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Weightmans’ and the client’s values
This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will have other duties and responsibilities that fall within the remit of the role.

About You
  • 5+ years PQE experience is essential/preferred
  • Excellent team work skills
  • Strong academics and technical knowledge
  • Experience of and keen interest in real estate work
  • Excellent IT and typing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and targets
  • Flexible approach
If you meet our criteria and think this is a job where you could bring enthusiasm and an eagerness to learn, then we look forward to receiving your application.

For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.
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Weightmans LLP
United Kingdom

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Non-Contentious Construction Solicitor

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

30879

Practice Area(s):

Construction

Location:

Birmingham, Liverpool 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

14.05.2024

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

Up to £65,000 depending on experience

Forming part of our Real Estate Department the Construction team is a nationally recognised practice providing a complete range of legal and advisory services on all aspects of Construction law.

We advise on construction risk management from procurement to completion (projects and dispute management across a broad range of sectors).  The team acts for private and public sector clients including developers, healthcare providers, education institutions, transport authorities, main contractors, sub-contractors and consultants. We act across a wide range of sectors with clients involved in commercial development, PRS, student accommodation, local government, transport, education, health, utilities, energy and investment. From a non-contentious perspective, the Construction team drafts and negotiates on all the major standard forms of contract, including JCT and NEC4.  From a contentious (disputes) perspective the construction team advises and acts on all forms of construction dispute resolution, including adjudication, arbitration, proceedings in the TCC, mediation and expert determination.

We have been involved in a range of projects from multi-million pound developments to high value multi party disputes
 
We are currently recruiting for a 5YR+ PQE Principal Associate Solicitor to join our Construction team.

Whilst Liverpool or Birmingham is the preferred location we will consider applications from other locations.

To manage a caseload and assist other case handlers with their caseloads of non-contentious construction work working on behalf of the types of client referred to in the “Department” section above.

Main duties and responsibilities
  • Manage a caseload of construction work
  • Assist other members of the team with their caseloads of Construction work (non contentious)
  • Draft and negotiate contracts, appointments and supporting documents
  • Carry out other case handling advice and duties
  • Work with the members of the existing Construction team to develop client relationships and business opportunities
  • Achieve set financial and chargeable targets KPIs
  • Ensure relevant deadlines and quality measures are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant Weightmans and client policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Weightmans’ and the client’s values
This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will have other duties and responsibilities that fall within the remit of the role.

About You
  • 5+ years PQE experience is essential/preferred
  • Excellent team work skills
  • Strong academics and technical knowledge
  • Experience of and keen interest in real estate work
  • Excellent IT and typing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and targets
  • Flexible approach
If you meet our criteria and think this is a job where you could bring enthusiasm and an eagerness to learn, then we look forward to receiving your application.

For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.