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A long-established international firm.
Within a Construction & Engineering team handling both challenging and rewarding work.
The team regularly advises on high-value transactions and also handles construction disputes, both in the UK and abroad.
The vacancy is primarily for a non-contentious lawyer, but with skills that might be brought into play to deal with disputes work including adjudications and arbitration.
The non-contentious work involves drafting and negotiating construction contracts on major domestic and overseas infrastructure projects, as well as providing construction advice on major building projects in the UK, often for public sector clients.
Many of the projects on which the team work use NEC-based and Fidic forms of contract.
They advise on contract strategy and risks, procurement and tendering, partnering and financing.
On the contentious side, the firm is involved in acting mainly for construction companies on large-scale disputes, including international disputes.
The role will require flexibility in terms of international travel, as and when the business requires.
With c 2-4pqe you will have gained your experience with a strong construction team from the City, West End, regional or equivalent international firm.
To fit in with the team you will need the following:
an excellent academic record
an ability to get on with clients, colleagues and support staff
to be a team player
to be organised, responsible and able to work effectively in situations of high pressure
to be adept at managing your own caseload from inception to completion, with
limited or no supervision
to be commercial and to have a good eye for detail
Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
We aim to respond to all applications within two working days.
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Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required.
However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.