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Professional Support Lawyer - Construction

BBBH36681
£80000 - £90000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role

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Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Construction solicitor to join a highly ranked legal 500 firm in a PSL capacity. The practice has a solid public sector foucs and is involved in iconic projects of national significance. In this role, you will find a great opportunity for growth in your legal career with a prestigious firm in the City.

The Firm

This Legal 500 ranked firm has been established over 200 years and has one of the best reputations nationally for public sector work.

The firm has grown significantly recently, more than doubling in size over the last five years. They are ranked highly in the Legal 500 and are top tier across a number of practice areas. You will find a progressive, dynamic, professional, and forward-thinking culture.

The firm deals with heavyweight projects and transactions, on par with larger City practices. Where they differ from City firms is in their culture. You will find a friendly and encouraging team of top-quality lawyers. The offering is designed to promote a healthy work-life balance - you won't find lawyers in the office after 6pm - with both flexible and hybrid working as standard.

The Role

The firm is recruiting for a Professional Support Lawyer 5 years PQE to join the Construction team in their City of London office.

The Construction team advise on all standard construction contracts such as JCT, NEC, PPC etc. The department also has extensive expeirence in Construction disputes, from complex work such as claims worth hunderds of millions to simple enforcement proceedings.

The firm works with a national and varied client base of local authorities, NHS trusts and educational institutions.

You will be resposnible for supporting fee earners in the team, notifying them of changes in the law and assisting them strenghten their technical skills.

You will play key role, managing and sharing the departments knowledge resources and answering any queries from the team. The role also involves provding training to both fee earners and clients and providing information and resources that can be used to assist business development.

Requirements

  • You will be an England and Wales Solicitor 5 years PQE
  • Technically strong and up-to-date with Construction law
  • Experience with the public sector is advantageous

Benefits

  • Salary is negotiable between £80,000-£90,000 depending on experience
  • 28 days holiday PA
  • Flexibile working (core hours 10am - 4pm)
  • Hybrid working (home working 3-4 days a week)
  • Private Pension and Medical Insurance

This is an excellent opportunity for a Construction Professional Support Lawyer with a firm headquartered in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.