Contentious Construction Solicitor

Recruiter
Hays Legal
Location
England, Berkshire, Reading
Salary
£50000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted
21 May 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
3598590
Contact
Benjamin Brooks
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

Your new company
Leading Top 100 law firm in Reading (ranked in by both Chambers and Legal 500), brings over 300 years of legal expertise across 5 locations in the UK. The firm is highly regarded in the local and national market and prides itself on it's interesting work, varied clients and support for professional development. While clients are at the heart of everything they do, they also recognise that life outside of work is important too and their approach to flexible working and target hours for fee earners reflects this. What really sets them apart is their friendly, open and inclusive culture. People join and stay at the firm as they get the benefits of challenging work in a supportive and professional atmosphere.

Your new role
This exciting role will bring the opportunity to handle a broad and varied caseload of contentious construction work for a portfolio of leading clients with a focus on working with leading contractors. You will be given client and matter responsibility from the outset, advising on the full remit of contentious advice, while supervising and supporting junior lawyers in the team.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be an experienced Contentious Construction lawyer used to running your own caseload of high value and complex litigation claims and developing strong client relationships. An expert in your field, you will be ambitious who is keen to join like-minded lawyers operating at the top of their game. You will be used to working for demanding clients looking for timely, commercial advice, and have a proven track record of winning work. While the caseload will be exclusively contentious, experience in a mixed contentious and non-contentious construction role would equally be of interest. You will have an excellent work ethic, clear attention to detail, and the ability to work to tight deadlines.

What you'll get in return
This is a great Contentious Construction job in the current market with a leading international firm that will suit a versatile Contentious Construction lawyer looking for their next challenge. As well as excellent on-going training and investment, you will be exposed to working on high value construction claims for an enviable client base with opportunities to progress in your own career.

With an excellent salary and benefits package on offer, this is a standout opportunity in the market.

What you need to do now
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