New - 0-5 PQE Construction Solicitor, Leading National Firm, Manchester
We are looking for a 0-5 years PQE Solicitor to join our busy team. We are looking for proactive applicants who are ambitious and have lots of drive and enthusiasm. We have been involved in a range of projects from multi-million pound developments to high-value multi-party disputes. Please contact us for a confidential chat!
To manage a caseload and assist other case handlers with their caseloads of Construction (a mix of contentious and non-contentious, though mostly contentious).
Main duties and responsibilities
Manage a caseload of construction work
Assist other members of the team with their caseloads of Construction work (contentious and non-contentious)
Draft (and/or assist with drafting) contracts, agreements, correspondence, pleadings, witness statements, instructions to counsel, attendance notes (without limitation)
Advise and assist clients with disputes and risk management
Advise and assist clients with dispute resolution including (among other) adjudication and mediation.
Carry out other case handling advice and duties
Work with the members of the existing Construction team to develop client relationships and business opportunities
Achieve set financial and chargeable targets KPIs
Ensure relevant deadlines and quality measures are adhered to
Comply with relevant Weightmans and client policies and procedures
Work in accordance with Weightmans’ and the client’s values
This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will have other duties and responsibilities that fall within the remit of the role.
The person specification
Qualified Solicitor 0-5YR PQE
Experience of handling a construction caseload of a non-contentious and contentious nature
Ability to work to strict deadlines and targets
Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative