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Senior Construction Lawyer

BBBH32579
£55000 - £75000 per annum

Managing this Role

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Lucy Burt

Senior Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

This firm is a breath of fresh air in the legal market - they are the perfect mix of professional and individual personalities. You will receive incredible quality work and clients here. They have an entrepreneurial spirit which allows them to always stay ahead of the curve.

The Firm

The practice is highly ranked in the Legal 500, making them stand out for their notable strength, experience, and presence in several industry sectors. They house many Partners and several that are ex City lawyers.

With this comes genuine opportunities to progress as the firm place people at the heart of their business. Training and investment never stops at this practice, no matter whether you are a newly qualified or a seasoned partner, you will be invested in. They regularly have outside businesses and motivational individuals come in provide training and top-level support. Feeling empowered within your career is core to the business's DNA. Leaders within the business will work with you to help you achieve your career goals and aspirations.

The firm places clients and service at the forefront of what they do. They add real value to client's transactions, and on the commercial side, often act as part of actual business. You will often find their Lawyers working within the client's offices. Their lawyers are not just offering legal expertise, but often act as business advisors, helping to facilitate and spot interesting commercial skills.

You will find that the practice is spearheaded by leading individuals, several them being 'home grown' Partners and this is indicative of the complex influx of work they deal with. This coupled together with their pragmatic approach, will give you a flavour as to why they are successful and industry leaders across Yorkshire.

Agile working, and a healthy work-life balance are important principles to the firm. Working from home is commonplace amongst their workforce.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Construction Senior Associate to join their flourishing Leeds office in the heart of the City.

You will be joining a highly respected specialist team.

You will work with a high qualify client base including developers, contractors, large corporate and commercial clients. Many of the department's clients instruct repeat instructions and are referrals for their reputation in the construction market.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop a strong network of client contacts as you will develop a close day to day working relationship with clients and become the key point of contact with both internal and external client contacts.

Your caseload will involve drafting and negotiating high value contracts based on JCT, NEC, mechanical and chemical engineering contracts, and negotiating development obligations on complex development agreements.

Requirements

  • You will be a Construction Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge and good communication skills
  • You will have good experience of dealing with large settlements
  • You will have strong business development capabilities

Remuneration

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This will be a fantastic hands-on, Construction Senior Associate role where you will get experience ahead of your years in this entrepreneurial and dynamic firm in the heart of Leeds.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.