Construction Solicitor

  • London
  • Permanent
  • £65,000 - £75,000 per annum

Job Title: Construction Solicitor (4-6 PQE)

Location: West End, London
A prestigious law firm situated in the vibrant West End of London is currently seeking a talented and experienced Construction Solicitor with 4-6 years of post-qualification experience (PQE) to join their esteemed team. This is an exceptional opportunity for a seasoned legal professional to further advance their career within a dynamic and supportive environment, specializing in construction law.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert legal advice and representation to clients within the construction industry, including developers, contractors, and subcontractors, on a wide range of construction-related matters.
  • Lead complex construction projects from inception to completion, advising on contract negotiations, risk management, and dispute resolution strategies.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate sophisticated construction contracts, agreements, and documentation, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and industry standards.
  • Actively manage construction disputes, including mediation, arbitration, and litigation proceedings, with a focus on achieving favorable outcomes for clients.
  • Conduct comprehensive legal research and analysis on intricate construction law issues, keeping abreast of regulatory developments and case law precedents.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong client relationships through clear communication, strategic advice, and exemplary service delivery.

Requirements:

  • Qualified solicitor in England and Wales with 4-6 years of PQE in construction law, demonstrating a track record of successful project management and dispute resolution.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction law principles, regulations, and industry best practices, with a genuine passion for the field and a commitment to excellence.
  • Exceptional legal drafting, negotiation, and advocacy skills, with the ability to communicate complex legal concepts effectively to diverse stakeholders.
  • Proven experience in managing a caseload of construction matters independently, with a focus on delivering high-quality, commercially sound advice.
  • Strong leadership and team collaboration abilities, with the capacity to mentor junior colleagues and work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Previous experience in a reputable law firm or construction-related organization is highly advantageous.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement within a supportive and inclusive work culture.
  • Exposure to a diverse range of high-profile construction projects and clients, providing invaluable hands-on experience and opportunities for specialization.
  • Convenient location in London’s prestigious West End, with excellent transport links and access to a wide range of amenities.

How to Apply:
If this role is of interest please forward your updated CV to m.walwyn@clayton-legal.co.uk or call Matt Walwyn on 0203 714 9446. Take a look at our web site www.clayton-legal.co.uk for our latest blogs and legal news and to keep up to date with current vacancies.

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