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Construction Lawyer

Location: ENFIELD, MIDDLESEX Salary: 65000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Legal Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 days ago Reference: 3091511
CONSTRUCTION SOLICITOR
£60,000 - £70,000 + Car Allowance + Excellent Bonus, Pension & Benefits
North London
Permanent


A leading construction organisation is currently looking to recruit a Commercial Solicitor to join the In-House Legal Team. The business offers an excellent working environment and culture, supported by a market-leading benefits package. The successful candidate will be joining a high-performing team of commercially minded in-house legal experts.

Responsibilities:

• Drafting and negotiating amendments to commercial construction contracts
• Drafting and negotiating construction elements of development agreements
• Drafting and negotiating consultant appointments, subcontractor contracts and collateral warranties
• Working with different parts of the Operations Team to ensure that contracts and appointments are in place when required
• Advising and assisting different parts of the business on construction issues
• Managing and collating the supply of information from each department such as drawings, costings and budget to ensure it is accurately reflected in the construction documents
• Preparing legal reports on construction issues and proposed transactions
• Conducting bank transfers from the Solicitors Client Account
• Assisting the legal team with the preparation of section 278 agreements, buildover agreements, deeds of release and electricity substation leases

Candidate Requirements:

• Minimum 2 years PQE working as a qualified solicitor within Construction
• Practical experience of working for companies within the construction industry (either in-house or Private Practice will be considered)
• Highly pragmatic, autonomous and can-do attitude
• A strong team player who is highly organised and driven to meeting project deadlines
• Ability to influence and communicate effectively with all members of the business
• Attention to detail and accuracy in reporting


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