Senior Legal Counsel- Construction

London Permanent
  • Lawyers specialising in construction law with a minimum of 4 years PQE
  • Opportunity to advise on a broad range of legal matters

About Our Client

My client is a reputable engineering firm known for its expertise in providing innovative and efficient engineering solutions across various sectors. They specialise in delivering comprehensive engineering services, including project management, design, and construction, while prioritising sustainability, quality, and client satisfaction.

Job Description

You will be required to provide commercially focused, sound legal advice in the UK and UAE to project teams comprised of individuals of varying seniority and experience.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting, review and negotiation of suite of standard form (FIDIC and ACE) and bespoke consultancy agreements, NDA's, framework agreements and professional appointments.
  • Proactive advice on and the identification of operational risk and optimal management of legal risk across the business.
  • Advising on and implementing legal policies, processes, standard contracts and training.
  • Advising on and implementing appropriate and applicable compliance procedures.
  • Advising on and supporting in the implementation of appropriate legal structures for the delivery of projects.
  • Effective management of external lawyers including cost management, in particular setting appropriate scope of work and adherence of budgets.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have the following skills/ experience in order to be considered for this opportunity.Essential skills/qualifications:

  • An English qualified construction solicitor with 6-8 years post qualification experience in-house or with a well-regarded regional, national or City firm.
  • Competent in business processes and operations within a cross-organisational business
  • You will be able to demonstrate autonomy, efficiency and resourcefulness in the execution of your task and to meet deadlines
  • Proven experience working with various stakeholders across an organisation in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

What's on Offer

This role offers a competitive salary and a flexible working environment.

For further information about the package on offer for this position, and in order to find out more about the role, please contact Rosie Gage of Michael Page Legal (London)

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Manufacturing & Engineering
Industrial / Manufacturing
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