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Construction Solicitor (non-contentious)

Location: Birmingham & West Midlands
Experience: 2-4 Years, NQ to 1
Specialism: Construction
Date Posted: July 12, 2021
Job ID: 2440
Employment Type: Permanent

A non-contentious construction solicitor is offered an excellent opportunity to join a legal 500 ranked construction team at this top 40 national practice in Birmingham.

The construction team in Birmingham act for developers, contractors and specialists, occupiers, construction professionals, and funders across a range of sectors including:
 

  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Transport
  • Engineering
  • Regeneration
  • Waste Management
  • Hotels and Leisure
  • Water and Utilities


The successful non-contentious construction solicitor joining this top tier construction team in Birmingham will be involved in infrastructure projects, wind energy projects both on and offshore, commercial, and residential development schemes, biofuel projects, town centre redevelopment projects, portfolio acquisitions and disposals, and urban regeneration schemes.

Your work will be broad, complex, and challenging, and will include:
 

  • Standard form contracts
  • JCT
  • NEC
  • IChemE
  • FIDIC
  • PPC 2000
  • Collateral warranties
  • Parent company guarantees
  • Performance bonds
  • Retention bonds
  • Variation agreements


This position is ideally suited to junior construction solicitors with a minimum of one-year PQE. Construction solicitors applying for this position should be able to display:
 

  • A strong academic background
  • Training and qualified experience in non-contentious construction
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong negotiation and drafting skills
  • Strong technical knowledge and commercial acumen
  • Experience and an enthusiasm for business development and client relationship management


The firm offers an excellent salary and benefits package, with bespoke training and development opportunities, and the opportunity to undertake the highest calibre non-contentious construction work available in the UK legal market.

For more information or to make an application please contact Gishan Abeyratne.

Gishan Abeyratne
Associate Director – Think Legal Recruitment
07720 694 701 | gishan@thinklegalrecruitment.com

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