Legal Counsel

Hays Legal
England, London
09 Nov 2018
07 Dec 2018
Gianpaolo Pacitti
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas

Legal jobs London, in-house legal jobs London, construction litigator jobs London, legal counsel jobs London

Your new company

You will be working for a top listed energy supplier with a presence in more than 50 countries worldwide, with annual turnover on average in excess of £50 Billion. The company has fantastic offices with great panoramic views of London. The company has a focus on progressing the careers of its people and really investing in their futures.

Your new role

Your new role involves managing and resolving disputes within the UK side of the business. The disputes would focus on a wide ranging issues including: Defects, Delay, Disruption, Loss, Payment disputes. You will be expected to provide training to the business on an ad hoc basis and in a more structured format as the business requires. You will also be expected to develop excellent working relationships with senior management teams in all UK Divisions to inspire trust and respect in your ability to advise. You will be required to liaise with and manage external counsel. The role requires the capability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels, dealing with a varied workload and complex disputes, requiring timely commercial and legal advice within tight deadlines.

What you'll need to succeed

The successful candidate will be UK qualified with 5+PQE (but candidates with other levels of experience will also be considered). You will have solid experience working on contentious matters within an in-house construction team or a top ranked private practice firm. You will also have excellent knowledge of construction suite contracts, while a working knowledge of PFI contracts would be desirable

What you'll get in return

The size and reach of the organisation means that you will gain exceptional career development options and be working in a truly international and fast-paced atmosphere. There is an excellent package on offer with competitive bonus, benefits (including car allowance) and a desirable work-life balance.

What you need to do now

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