5 days ago
The Construction & Engineering practice is internationally recognised as a heavyweight player in all aspects of transactional construction as well as in dispute avoidance and resolution.
The strength of the group lies in the depth and breadth of its full service capability in the domestic and international construction arenas. The construction and engineering practice has key strengths in real estate development, development finance, energy (including renewables), major projects and infrastructure and contentious construction and engineering disputes.
The group currently comprises of 4 partners, 8 associates, 3 trainees, and 1 Professional Support Lawyer.
The role will mainly consist of non-contentious construction work. Whilst the role is situated within the Construction & Engineering Group, the associate will have the opportunity to liaise with partners and associates from other groups across the Firm.
The associate will have a high level of client contact and will be expected to take responsibility for their workload and be proactive in their approach to the client's needs. The associate would also be involved in business development for the practice.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Candidates must have a proven track record in construction work including standard form contracts, consultant appointments, bonds guarantees and related interfaces, including forward purchases, forward funding, agreements for lease and development finance;
Candidates with experience in engineering contracts, process and plant, PPP/PFI and energy will also be encouraged to Please follow the link below to view the full job specification.
Candidates must be able (and prepared) to demonstrate strong negotiation skills.
Candidates should ideally also have experience of Real Estate support, Corporate support and Banking support.
Candidates will ideally be 2-7 years qualified.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate a high level of business acumen – they should have a good understanding of direct and indirect markets affecting their practice.
Candidate must be able to take responsibility for their work and be able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
Candidates must be both articulate and personable. They should also be able to demonstrate good client handling skills.
Salary: Competitive, depending on experience