Professional Support Lawyer - Projects & Construction, Exeter

England, Devon, Exeter
£70000 - £80000 per annum
21 Nov 2023
19 Dec 2023
Hannah Somers
Vacancy Type
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Professional Support Lawyer - Projects & Construction, 5+ PQE, Exeter

Our client, a Top 50 International Law firm, has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced PSL to join its Projects & Construction Team in Exeter. Perhaps you're looking to move away from a fee-earning role or, are an experienced PSL looking for their next career move.

On offer is to assist this award-winning practice with information management, research, training and development. The team has a diverse client base in the construction, transport and infrastructure sectors, as well as in banking and financial services, distribution and logistics, education and health, hotels and leisure, defence, engineering and surveying, charities, retail and energy and natural resources. As one of the leaders in the construction legal field, you will be working alongside individually ranked experts and leading practitioners who are truly experts in their field by the legal directories, who advise on all construction/engineering related matters, from initial structuring, procurement advice, setting up contracts, appointments, joint ventures and development agreements.

You can expect to work on a diverse range of know-how projects, including managing the know-how database and providing regular updates to the team; creating and maintaining precedents and guidance notes; working with the innovation team to develop internal initiatives relevant to construction law; assisting with the research, preparation and presentation of seminars and training workshops; co-ordinating and rolling out departmental training and development; undertaking legal research; sharing information with the firm's other PSLs and KM services as appropriate; working closely with Marketing and Bids on internal and external publications and client tenders; maintaining and developing relationships with external organisations; proactively monitoring and editing know-how to ensure that its quality and relevance is maintained; assisting in the preparation of client updates, alerts and briefings.

You will be an experienced Construction PSL or a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years PQE from a reputable practice and with in-depth knowledge in non-contentious construction with exceptional drafting and communication skills.

This role offers an attractive salary dependent on experience together with a competitive benefits package and hybrid working.

To be considered for this role, please contact Hannah Somers on 0117 917 1929 / 07435 943 574 or

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.