Contentious Construction Solicitor.
BCL Legal are working alongside an internationally recognised Top 10 UK Law Firm with the appointment of a construction solicitor ideally with contentious construction experience into their renowned Leeds practice. This fantastic opportunity will suit a solicitor with strong academic and at least one years experience in contentious construction law.
The construction department comprising of over 50 solicitors sits within the national Real Estate team across all offices. The national construction offering is hugely varied and includes buildings, civil and process plant engineering, energy, infrastructure and utilities, across both private and public sectors. The firm is a natural choice for FTSE 100 and other unique clients and is consistently recognised by the Legal 500 & Chambers.
You will be working on a broad range of Contentious construction matters (which include construction, projects and environment). The successful candidate will have a good grounding in construction litigation for local authorities, service providers and contractors. Ideally yo will have solid construction litigation experience on PFI dispute work (BSF and hospitals) with good experience of preparing witness and expert statements.
Applications are sought from qualified solicitors with a minimum two years experience in contentious construction law, which includes building work, preferably with process plant, energy, utility and/or infrastructure experience. Servicing clients is an important aspect of this role so a proven record of a high standard of client care for existing clients is extremely beneficial. Furthermore, you will possess an excellent academic record with at least a 2:1 degree, strong commercial awareness and will have experience at a leading national law firm.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading global law firm with an impressive client base where you will gain excellent experience and receive a fantastic remuneration package.
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