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    Construction Solicitor - Yorkshire

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 01/06/2018
  • Job reference: 33994_1527839506

Solicitor - Construction

Leeds

Salary Negotiable - Based on experience

My client is a leading Legal 500 and Chambers ranked Law Firm based in Yorkshire and they have multiple offices throughout the region. They are looking to expand within their Property division with the appointment of a Construction Solicitor to develop this department

The post involves principally non-contentious work with some contentious work for employers and contractors, construction professionals and funders.

  • Managing/assisting with non-contentious files
  • Reviewing and reporting on all forms of construction, engineering, oil & gas and infrastructure contracts
  • Drafting and negotiating building contracts
  • Due diligence of construction contracts works for funders
  • Preparing professional appointments and warranties and manage their completion
  • Preparing security documentation
  • Preparing reports for funders
  • Drafting letters of advice/instructions to clients/experts
  • Assist in dispute resolution through litigation, adjudication, mediation
  • Preparation of documents in proceedings, including claims, witness statements and other documents

Candidate Requirements

  • Previous construction experience is essential
  • Previous experience of reviewing construction and engineering contracts is essential
  • Previous experience of reviewing infrastructure, oil & gas contracts
  • Dispute resolution experience including adjudication
  • Excellent organisational skills is essential
  • Demonstrates an understanding of clients, colleagues and others
  • Adheres to guidelines and procedures
  • Ability to interact and communicate with the client and keep them up to date
  • The ability to work as part of a team and independently

You will be a Solicitor with a minimum of 3 years PQE and will have managed a caseload of your own. You will have excellent communication skills and will have excellent attention to detail. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to become part of a great time and to progress your career further.

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

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