Title Construction/Engineering Lawyer
Salary Negotiable – AAE –
Location Cornwall, Devon, SWUK
Job Information

Construction/Engineering Litigation Lawyer 2/8 PQE

Our client is seeking to appoint an Associate Lawyer to work within the Construction & Engineering team based in the SWUK.

The successful candidate will have a track record in contentious construction work across a wide range of contracts.  Experience of JCT and NEC will be essential but experience of PFI/PPP projects at both Project Agreement and/or Construction/Services Contract level will be advantageous.

Although the primary focus will be on developing contentious construction work, a good grounding in non-contentious construction work will also be required.  The successful candidate should also have excellent business development skills.

Our client work from modern offices based in the SWUK, they work on a mix of contentious and non-contentious matters for both public sector clients and private sector clients who provide services to the public sector.

Their Construction & Engineering team is considered by industry experts to be first class advising many house-hold names recognised by all. They have a national reputation for providing clients with up-to-the-minute advice on a comprehensive range of legal issues.

Our law firm clients advise in:  Health, education, housing and local authority, infrastructure, leisure, waste management, rail, highways and renewable energy sectors.  Our law firm client also advises on all standard form and bespoke documentation, including professional appointments, pre-construction agreements, building contracts, performance bonds, guarantees and collateral warranties. This ranges from traditional and design and build contracts, through to construction management and management contracting.

Our law firm clients are definitely cutting edge of collaborative working and partnering arrangements and have extensive experience of advising on all the PPP models, including the PFI market and the development of outsourcing and other forms of partnership working. Recent examples of their work include advising on highways maintenance contracts and the outsourcing of local authority housing maintenance.

Their experienced team advises clients on all their formal dispute resolution needs within the increasingly complex construction and engineering market. Whenever defects or claims occur, we will quickly provide a comprehensive, practical and cost effective response that could include negotiation, Alternative Dispute Resolution (including mediation), adjudication, arbitration or litigation.

Our clients in-depth and extremely technical dispute resolution experience, has led to a first class reputation for contract review and re-negotiation services, and so avoiding the need for dispute resolution and achieving release of value for clients from their existing contracts.

To apply for this Construction – Engineering legal position please contact – Jonny Scott-Slater or Ashley Armstrong.

Telephone – 01872 274227

CV2 – cornishexecutive@aol.com

Confidentiality is always assured.