Solicitor (Construction & Engineering)

Solicitor (Construction & Engineering)

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  • Sector:

    Legal, Construction Law

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50k

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Wycherley

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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A vacancy has arisen in a fast growing construction & engineering team with one of our leading, established firms. The team consists of a number of recognised people in the construction legal sector, and with the rapid expansion over the past couple of years they can proudly say that they are one of the largest construction teams based in the North West, having increased their team to 16.

Department: Construction

Location: Liverpool

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

  • Client liaison – direct contact developing the relationship
  • Managing/assisting with non-contentious files
  • Reviewing and reporting on all forms of construction and engineering contracts
  • Drafting and negotiating building contracts
  • Due diligence of construction contracts
  • Preparing professional appointments and warranties and manage their completion
  • Preparing performance bonds and parent company guarantees
  • Preparing reports and due diligence
  • 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

Essential Candidate Requirements

  • Law degree or equivalent
  • Previous construction experience 
  • Dispute resolution including adjudication
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • 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