Legal Disputes Counsel – Commercial or Construction

6 days left

South East England
£Salary + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
29 Oct 2018
26 Nov 2018
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level


McKenzie Douglas are representing a major global organisation, they are well established and well respected within the industry. Our client has European roots but a global presence.

They employ more than 150,000 employees worldwide and enjoy a fantastic reputation as both an employer and a provider (of their service). They are growing at a fantastic rate and have promising plans afoot.  


This is a newly created role within an expanding team and organisation.

You will be responsible for providing advice in relation to contentious commercial and construction claims. The advice must benefit the company so they can make commercial, cost effective and strategic advice as soon as possible.

You will handle negotiations and commercial settlements but on occasion, you may refer to external counsel for adjudications, advocacy and complex / high level litigation. 


  • Qualified Solicitor, 3 – 8 years PQE
  • Personable, robust, confident and have a flexible attitude
  • Essential experience – Commercial litigation lawyers who have some exposure to the construction/ property development or engineering or energy/utilities sectors
  • Experienced in handling some type of ADR preferably settlements and negotiations   

Salary and Culture

In return, you will be rewarded with a salary plus a car allowance, bonus and benefits. Some degree of flexible working arrangements may be considered.

In this sizeable organisation, which boasts an international legal team, you will report to a very friendly Dispute Resolution Lawyer and work alongside a well-integrated and dynamic group of individuals. You will enjoy a great deal of autonomy, independence and job satisfaction. Support will be provided to all new joiners to ensure successful integration within the business.

The development opportunities come down to you – you can expand your experience within the litigation field but there is also the prospect of developing your knowledge and skills across the other departments or perhaps jurisdictions.


For further details, please forward your details to our specialist Legal Recruitment Consultant, Ted Douglas at McKenzie Douglas or call us.

If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

To be considered for this role you must be eligible to work in the UK.

*We do not preclude on PQE.

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