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Construction & Engineering - Solicitor/Associate

Construction & Engineering - Solicitor/Associate - Newcastle Upon Tyne

Salary: Based on Experience and PQE Level

The Company

Our Client is a full service law firm LEGAL 500 based in North East England serving clients throughout the UK and further afield.

Well established, they have an outstanding reputation for being approachable, trustworthy and providing practical, pragmatic and robust advice.

With over 200 people including 29 partners and over 120 lawyers, they are one of the largest law firms in the region.

The Role

The firm has recently embarked upon an ambitious strategic plan.

As part of their growth strategy they are looking to expand their busy and growing Construction & Engineering team and require a solicitor between 3-6 years PQE (applicants either side of that bracket will be considered depending upon experience).

Should the ideal candidate wish to work part-time hours, we would be happy to discuss a working arrangement that would meet their personal needs as well as the requirements of the role.

The successful candidate will undertake a broad range of both contentious and non-contentious work from different sectors and clients including employers, contractors, sub-contractors and lenders.

This will include drafting, negotiating and advising upon building contracts, professional appointments, sub-contracts and associated bonds and warranties.

The successful candidate will also provide support to our wider Real Estate team on development and construction matters and assist in acting for clients in contentious matters where necessary including adjudication, arbitration and litigation.

Role Responsibilities -

You will be working alongside and assisting a Partner but you will run your own caseload and be encouraged to develop a leading role in business development.

In this role you will need to demonstrate the ability to work under time pressure and to exacting client demands.

Essential Skills & Requirements-

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