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    Legal Assistant - In House

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
  • Date posted: 30/05/2019
  • Job reference: 39459_1559202288

Construction Lawyer - In House


Salary DOE

My client are an international multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy operating from over 20 locations across the globe, with a passion for innovative and sustainable design, the legal teams mission is to play a key role in ensuring the firms continued growth by providing legal advice and support across all locations in relation to risk, contracts, insurance, and all other areas of legal impact


* Conduct in-depth reviews of contracts for potential issues of liability, insurance issues and/or commercial risk, by reference to clear rules and guidance.

* Produce tables of advice / comments by reference to established rules and guidance.

* Support the on-going contract negotiation process including negotiating with clients' lawyers.

* Liaise with the Practice's professional indemnity insurers in relation to the review by them of contractual documentation as required.


You will be a qualified Solicitor or Lawyer with relevant practical experience, you will have excellent analytical skills as well as strong attention to details when analysing and drafting contracts and other legal documents. You will have excellent communication skills both written and spoken. Experience of advising on professional engineer's consultancy appointments and building contracts is desirable.

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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