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Ranked Silver Circle Firm
Contentious Construction
Associate 2-4 PQE
London

This ranked firm is an international professional service business with law at its heart, employing over 1450 people with close to 670 lawyers. With offices in London and overseas, the firm undertakes a great deal of cross-border, multi-jurisdictional and complex work, across six core practice areas: Corporate; Dispute Resolution; Employment; Innovation; Private; and Real Estate.

The Firm's Real Estate department's core practice areas include construction, development and urban regeneration, fashion and retail, investment, planning and environment, residential, dispute resolution, finance and taxation. Their services range from acquisition and planning, through to construction, disposal and asset management, encompassing both commercial and residential property.

The Construction Dispute Resolution team offers a full dispute service for the Real Estate sector covering the full range of construction disputes including extensions of time, loss and expense, final and interim accounts, defective works, and professional negligence.

As part of the team you can expect a varied and complex contentious construction caseload, including adjudication, arbitration, litigation, and mediation.

The ideal candidate will have between 2 to 4 years PQE experience and have trained and qualified with a reputable City law firm or large national firm equivalent.
Strong Academic record
Experience of working for high-net-worth clients, including overseas clients would be beneficial.
Exposure to working for developers, investors, lenders, contractors and consultants in the following sectors: housing (including prime/super prime central London and the branded private rental sector), retail, commercial, student accommodation, education and retirement homes.
Good drafting and negotiating skills. Experience assisting in drafting and negotiating amendments to the standard building contracts and working on bespoke agreements, including assisting with preparation of precedent documents.
Please apply as directed or confidentially contact Aidan McAvinue at Search Legal for more information. Alternatively, if this role is not for you, I am working a variety of other Contentious Construction opportunities with ranked teams in the City London so would be interested to talk to any Contentious Construction lawyer.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

 

 

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