Construction Counsel - Global engineering business - Surrey
Construction Counsel - Global engineering business - Surrey (0-4 years PQE)
Junior in house position - open to contentious and non-contentious specialists
About Our Client
Our client is an multi-national engineering business with offices throughout the UK and the rest of the world.
Based in, Surrey at the organisations UK corporate hub, this position will have solid line report to the UK Head of Legal but will also be fully integrated into commercial teams, as the wider legal team are already.
The successful candidate will have two paralegals reporting into them and will manage a wide range of commercial contracting, litigation and general in house work relating to construction and te built environment. This is an excellent opportunity for a lawyer to develop into an "all-rounder".
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will:
- be a UK qualified lawyer or a lawyer qualified in another common law jurisdiction with strong training at a ranked law firm or in house department working in construction law with either a contentious or non-contentious focus;
- have had at least two years of post-qualification experience years' experience working either private practice or in house, in a position or organisation concerned with the provision of advice and/or services pertaining to construction and/or engineering.
A background or some knowledge in construction / engineering / FM services (or in house training in one of those areas) ist essential.
It is also a pre-requisite that this candidate will have the appetite to deal with whatever issues come across their desk in first instance, and to properly address them (in the context of the large amount of internal and external resources on offer in support of the role). Most crucially, the Construction Counsel position will suit somebody who will roll their sleeves up, who is prepared to challenge conventional practice and who will share in the organisation's vision.
What's on Offer
Excellent salary, bonus and car allowance as well as other, non-monetary benefits.