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Construction Solicitor


  • £45000 - £70000 per annum
  • Essex
  • Posted: 11/05/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215284186

Job Details

Construction Solicitor, Essex – An excellent opportunity for a capable, non-contentious Construction Solicitor to join this leading firm. To apply or to register your interest, please call Gemma Jones on 020 7183 8586 and quote Job Ref: 4186

JOB TITLE: Construction Solicitor
PQE: 2+ PQE
LOCATION: Essex
SALARY: Excellent + Benefits

THE ROLE:
We have been instructed on an excellent opportunity for a Non-Contentious Construction Solicitor to join this highly regarded, multidisciplinary Construction team. The position is full time and subject to work commitments, there will be the opportunity for some working from home, if desired, in line with the firm’s working from home guidelines. You will be advising on, drafting and negotiating construction documentation including contracts, sub-contracts, collateral warranties, professional appointments and other ancillary documents. This includes advising on many different standard forms such as JCT and NEC, together with bespoke documentation. The firm’s clients include developers, Consultants, main contractors, and specialist subcontractors. They advise on projects throughout England and Wales as well as abroad. Experience of contentious construction matters would be useful but not essential. A balance of both types of work could be provided but the majority of work would be non-contentious.

THE CANDIDATE:
The successful Construction Solicitor will have proven experience (ideally a minimum of 2 years’ PQE) and enjoy handling a caseload covering non contentious construction work. You will have experience of all the major standard forms of contract as well as bespoke construction documentation. You will have the ability to deliver succinct high-quality advice, excellent client and team communication skills, drafting and negotiation skills. You will need to use your own initiative and provide good commercial advice to clients. You will be computer literate, able to use a case management system and be able to type.

THE FIRM:
You will be joining a modern thinking, Legal 500 law firm. This is an ideal opportunity to join a successful and thriving practice. A competitive package is on offer including 25 days holiday, a flexitime system, private health cover and income protection.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Gemma Jones at eNL on 020 7183 8586 or email gemma.jones@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

eNL is handling a number of Construction Solicitor vacancies throughout the London and the South East region. If you are a Construction Solicitor looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion.

eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to https://www.enllegal.co.uk/enl/register-with-us to register your interest.

In addition, if you know any legal professionals that may be interested in a new role, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (T&C’s apply).