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Construction Solicitor - In-house

QED Legal
Newcastle upon Tyne
£60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits: Plus benefits
Closing date
13 Oct 2023

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House, Barristers, In-House
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level, Senior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

Our client is looking for a construction solicitor to join their busy UK in-house legal team. The work is of exceptional quality and the projects that the group have been involved with spans a broad spectrum.

You will ideally be a solicitor with at least 2 years PQE with a background in construction law at a national, regional or strong boutique practice.

This is a non-contentious role, although the business will look at those with a mixed construction background.

This opening is perfect for those looking to move from private practice to In-House or those already In-House who want to take their next career step. This is a position with great opportunity for progression and development.

The role will be a hybrid working arrangement of office and home and you should ideally live within distance of their Newcastle office in the city centre.

For more information on this great in-house opportunity please contact Simon Campbell at QED Legal. If this position isn’t for you but you know someone who could be suitable then please let us know. We offer a reward fee for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website.


As a recruiter you have to network and speak to large amounts of people and lots of law firms to really understand the market and have the connections to match people with opportunity quickly when the time arises. A good recruiter needs to be Quick, Excellent and Dynamic in everything that they do. Allow the team at QED to demonstrate what they can do for your career.

• Partner moves – both full equity and fixed share equity
• Team moves
• Firm Mergers / Bolt-on’s
• Succession / retirement planning
• In House Counsel
• Patent / Trademark Attorneys
• Other jurisdictions – placing lawyers into and from other countries
• Professional Support Lawyers
• Associate moves – focusing not just on team and culture fit but also client and work quality and room for future advancement.
• Assistant moves – lawyers cannot afford to make mistakes with their career moves. In the crucial early years exposure to the correct mentor and clients is essential.
• Legal professionals – FILEX, MILEX, ILEX, Licenced Conveyancers, paralegals, legal assistants and fee earners
• Support services - practice managers, COLP / COFA – regulatory and compliance, office managers, IT developers, case management specialists, law costs draftsmen and negotiators, legal secretaries, legal cashiers

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