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In-House Construction Solicitor

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a seasoned Construction Lawyer to take the helm of our client's legal department. This role offers the unique chance to build a construction team from scratch, providing comprehensive legal support to their construction arm. Projects range from large frameworks supporting capital investment to specialist engineering, asset management, and inspection services. What you'll do: As an In-House Construction Lawyer, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive legal support across a broad range of non-contentious and contentious construction matters. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include reviewing and drafting contracts, conducting risk assessments, implementing policies and procedures, and managing multiple complex legal matters.

You will:

  • Provide comprehensive legal support to the construction arm, including reviewing and drafting contracts, negotiating and completing legal risk reviews, and supporting commercial risk review.
  • Draft board papers for projects at pre-tender, tender and post-tender stage.
  • Review and draft collateral warranties, NDAs, parent company guarantees, retention, performance bonds and framework agreements.
  • Work with standard form construction contracts: JCT, NEC and FIDIC as well as bespoke client agreements.
  • Implement policies and procedures to support bid teams, quantity surveyors and commercial managers.
  • Manage multiple complex legal matters simultaneously with integrity and discretion.

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this In-House Construction Lawyer position brings a wealth of experience in both non-contentious and contentious construction matters.

You are qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales with around 5 years PQE.

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading player in the construction industry, offering a broad range of services across various sectors. his is an organisation that values collaboration, integrity, and pragmatism. Joining their team means becoming part of a supportive work environment where every employee's contribution is valued and rewarded.

What's next:

Ready to take the lead in shaping a new construction team? Apply now!

For more information about this role or other In House opportunities please get in touch with me Nisha Jassi on 0121 260 2562 or nisha.jassi@robertwalters.com

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: In-house & Generalist

Industry: Legal

Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 per annum + car

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Walsall

Job Reference: J9H2DN-9E9168A1

Date posted: 04 July 2024

Consultant: Nisha Jassi

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