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Construction Solicitor

  • £45000 - £65000 per annum
  • Greater Manchester
  • Posted: 29/10/2020
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215282129

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You will be intellectually flexible with well-developed legal skills. This is a golden opportunity to join a progressive and fast-growing legal business, where you can shape your own future. The construction team has advised on some of the UK’s most significant construction projects over the years, including infrastructure projects, commercial/residential schemes, town centre redevelopments, urban regeneration schemes, portfolio acquisition/disposal projects and process plants. They acts for developers, occupiers, funders, construction professionals, contractors and specialists on managing and resolving risks in building and engineering projects. Due to ongoing growth and increased client instructions the Partners are seeking to appoint additional solicitors to join their Manchester-based team. The role is primarily contentious and will therefore involve adjudication, mediation, litigation and risk management. However, there may also be an opportunity for some non-contentious drafting work. Commercial and real estate litigators who have a genuine interest in developing into construction dispute specialists will also be considered. Some of the firms construction Partners and team members have previously worked in-house for major industry players and so candidates with backgrounds in private practice or industry are equally of interest. This is a great opportunity within a highly respected team where work will be of the highest quality and with plenty of scope to take early responsibility. The firm provide a great platform for individuals who want to develop and build upon their experience and skills, with a clear and transparent progression plan. You will have every opportunity to unlock your potential through the wide variety and high-quality training on offer. You will benefit from working alongside experts in their fields and supporting them on high quality and an impressive list of clients that you can add to your work portfolio. This is a leading Top 100 UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. Outstanding firm, outstanding opportunity. Salary up to c£65,000 (DOE) plus extensive benefits.

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