In-house Construction and Procurement Lawyer

London Permanent
  • Wide ranging mid-level Construction and Procurement Counsel role (in-house)
  • Opportunity to work in house for a global hub airport (focus on rail assets)

About Our Client

Our Client is a world famous airport and a hib for both the UK and Europe

Job Description

To provide professional legal expertise to the Airport (including the Procurement and Infrastructure teams) in respect of all forms of supply chain contracts, with a particular (but not exclusive) focus on matters relating to infrastructure and construction projects and to strengthen (through supported personal development as necessary) our in-house capability to provide legal advice on rail matters relating to rail operations, including track access, policy, regulation and strategy.

The responsibilities would require the successful candidate to:

  • Negotiate, review and draft contracts and any other documentation/arrangements relating to procurement activities at the Airport.
  • Provide specific legal support on construction and infrastructure matters, utilising existing personal experience in NEC forms of contract.
  • Upskill and develop our in-house capability (with appropriate support) in rail matters relating to rail access to terminals.
  • Produce standard form contracts, precedents and other 'toolkits' for the business.

There must be a willingness to take on a flexible diverse workload to meet the varying needs of the business and to upskill in other areas of the law as may be required.

The Successful Applicant

The succesful canidate will be a Lawyer, qualified in England and Wales (or an equivalent Common Law jurisidcition). They will be likely to have at least 2 years' PQE.

They will have:

  • Good and demonstrable experience in use of NEC forms of contract
  • Experience of diverse aspects of contractual legal advice with a track record of completing successful transactions with a high level of personal involvement
  • Experience of advising, or an interest to upskill, on rail matters

Previous in-house or client secondment experience will be helpful but is not essential

What's on Offer

For further details on the package available for this role, please apply to this advert or alternatively, please contact David Taylor of Michael Page Legal for a conversation in confidence.

David Taylor
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Phone number
+44 207 269 2358

Job summary

Job function
Property / Construction - In House
Transport & Distribution
Contract type
Consultant name
David Taylor
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2358
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