New - 2-4 PQE Construction Associate, Leading International Law Firm, London

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New - 2-4 PQE Construction Associate, Leading International Law Firm, London

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80-100k

  • Contact:

    Chris Woodward

  • Contact email:

    chris@cgwlegal.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 3005 3265

  • Job ref:

    CGW CON INT 4

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-31

  • Startdate:

    As soon as possible following end of notice period.

New - 2-4 PQE Construction Associate, Leading International Law Firm, London

We're looking for a bright and personable 2-4 PQE Construction Associate to join our busy team supporting partners who are leaders in their field. Our practice operates with a non-contentious focus, principally advising developers, charities and other not-for-profit organisations, high net worth individuals, hotel groups, institutional investors and major international retailers.  We also advise industry professionals, such as architects and engineers, contractors and specialist subcontractors.  In addition to providing procurement advice and project documentation, we work closely with the wider real estate department and our corporate colleagues on transactional matters.  We also provide a number of our clients with project support services, including pre-dispute, ADR and settlement advice.

The Role:

The role will involve a diverse mix of development work, working independently and also together with our highly regarded commercial, residential and landed estates teams.  Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate a technical understanding and genuine enthusiasm for all aspects of construction law, particularly:

  • Drafting bespoke contracts, as well as amendments to industry-standard forms.

  • Good working knowledge of the construction aspects of facility agreements and agreements for lease.

  • Familiarity with public procurement and tendering procedures.

  • A sound commercial understanding of the industry and current trends in procurement.

Person Specification:

  • 2-4 years post qualification experience

  • Excellent academics

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Effective team player - able to work effectively in an established, close-knit team

  • An enthusiastic and engaged attitude with excellent people skills and a good, clear communication style

  • A willingness to take responsibility and ability to form strong working relationships across all areas of the practice

  • Excellent technical ability and solid drafting skills

  • Ability to communicate and handle client contact (both internal and external) from the outset

  • A commercial and pragmatic outlook

  • Familiarity with technology

  • Keen interest in Business Development and helping to maintain and grow client relationships