Legal Counsel – 12 FTC part time






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This is a great opportunity for a qualified solicitor with a specialist focus and passion for construction law to join a major name in Commercial office development on a part time basis for a 12 month FTC.

My client, a highly regarded property developer responsible for iconic office real estate projects across the capital, are seeking a qualified solicitor to join them in this vital position. The successful candidate will be joining a busy in-house legal department in a varied and engaging role. 

Key responsibilities include but will not just be limited to the following:

  • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing legal construction documents pertaining to developments, including building/development contracts, trade contracts, consultant appointments, development agreements, collateral warranties/third party rights, bonds, guarantees and other security instruments.
  • Providing legal protection and risk management advice to management, especially on contract management and dispute resolution.
  • Understanding and assisting in implementing construction tendering processes.
  • Assisting the UK Senior Legal Counsel in advising management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures, with a particular emphasis on construction procurement.

Skills and Qualifications needed:

  • At least 2 + years PQE legal experience with a focus on non-contentious construction matters.
  • Knowledge of the forms of construction contract which are widely used in the UK (such as JCT contracts) as well as bespoke contracts.
  • Qualified solicitor (England & Wales)
  • Possesses a pragmatic approach to problem solving with a willingness to roll up sleeves.

If you feel you have the requirements for this exciting opportunity please send in your cv for immediate consideration
Cathy Keeling


Catherine Keeling


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