Construction Director

  • Location
    Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Posted
  • Industry
    Law firm
  • Salary
    £100000 - £120000 per annum
  • Expiry Date
    2024-08-13

Are you an experienced construction lawyer with 7+PQE with a passion for construction law looking to take your career to new heights within a more unique setting?

About The Firm:

This firm is a global leader in professional services, offering comprehensive solutions to clients across various industries. With a reputation for excellence and innovation, this construction practice provides cutting-edge legal advice to clients worldwide.

The Role:

They are seeking an experienced construction lawyer to join their emerging construction team at either associate director or director level. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in helping to lead the team whilst also advising clients on a wide range of construction matters, including both non-contentious and contentious work. Your responsibilities will include:

– Providing strategic advice to clients on construction contracts, procurement methods, and risk management.
– Drafting and negotiating construction agreements, including design and build contracts, joint venture agreements, and project finance documents.
– Handling construction disputes and litigation, including adjudication, arbitration, and mediation proceedings.
– Collaborating with colleagues across the wider real estate practice to deliver integrated solutions to clients.

What They Offer:

– A collaborative and inclusive work environment where your expertise and ideas are valued.
– The opportunity to work on high-profile construction projects with leading clients across the globe without the time-recording pressure.
– Competitive salary and benefits package, including healthcare, pension, and opportunities for professional development and career progression within a global organization.

Requirements:

– Qualified solicitor with significant experience in construction law.
– Strong background in either non-contentious or contentious construction matters (or a mix of both).
– Proven track record of advising clients on complex construction projects at a senior level.
– Excellent communication, negotiation, and leadership skills.
– Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.


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