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Senior Construction Lawyer - £90-95k - fully remote

Robert Walters
£90000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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

Job Details

What you'll do:

As a Senior Construction Counsel, you will play a pivotal role in what is a small UK legal team. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include drafting a wide range of contractual agreements relating to EPC, O&M, NEC, FIDIC, as well as more general matters such as service/supply contracts and subcontractor agreements.

You will be advising on the development of renewable energy projects, including major equipment purchase deals, real estate matters, power purchase and interconnection contracts. The postholder will also play a key role in the negotiation of deals with customers for commercial development projects.

In addition to all of above, you will be required to assist in managing external counsel as well as updating stakeholders across the business on key legal & regulatory developments that affect their daily activities.

What you bring:

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years' PQE and be qualified as a Solicitor in the UK (or admitted overseas with significant experience of working on UK construction matters). Construction/projects law will have been the dominant feature of your career to date - NEC, JCT, EPC, O&M etc. Going into what is a small in-house team, you will possess the experience to hit the ground running. Whilst lawyers coming straight from private practice will be considered (ideally with a secondment), the preference is to hire an individual who has already worked in-house. Someone who has worked in the renewable energy sector previously would be an ideal fit but there is the scope to also consider applications from those with a more general infrastructure/projects background.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates


Established in 1985, the Robert Walters Group is one of the world’s leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies with an international network of 44 offices in 21 countries. In the UK we specialise in the placement of permanent, contract and temporary positions across all levels of seniority and recruits across the accounting, finance, banking, IT, HR, legal, sales & marketing, secretarial and support disciplines.

Our specialist legal recruitment division provides a complete, fully integrated service that focuses on the placement of legal professionals into private practice, in-house and the public sector markets. Jobs at all degrees of seniority are covered, from newly-qualified lawyers to partner level, either on a locum, contract or permanent assignment basis.

Our extensive global network of offices allows us to place UK qualified lawyers overseas and internationally qualified lawyers in the UK. As part of the Robert Walters brand, the legal division is recognised worldwide and is associated with great expertise in our field and an unshakeable commitment to providing the best possible service.

For further information about the career prospects we can offer you, please visit our website:

Company info
020 7379 3333
11 Slingsby Place
St Martin¹s Courtyard
United Kingdom

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