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Construction Lawyer - Edinburgh

Construction - Private Practice
Ref: 351 Date Posted: Monday 22 Apr 2024

One of the UK's leading interational law firms is looking to hire an experienced Construction lawyer to join their transactional construction team in either Glasgow or Edinburgh to work on a variety of construction matters (which includes construction and projects).

Role Profile:

  • Suitable candidates will have strong academics and will have ideally 2-5 years PQE in construction law undertaken at a leading practice recognised for construction or Real Estate work. Candidates will therefore have a good grounding in non-contentious construction law which should include building work, preferably with process plant, energy and utility and/or infrastructure experience.
  • We would however consider applications from exceptional candidates who have gained at least six months construction experience during their training contract or post qualification at a leading practice recognised for construction or Real Estate work for this role.
  • This is a high performing, cohesive and busy team with a strong reputation for providing associates with early levels of responsibility within a supportive and stretching environment and therefore you can expect to take a leading role on some matters. At this stage inyour career the team will take a genuine interest and support you with your development therefore offering excellent career prospects.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Ideally 2-5 years PQE in construction law, ideally set in construction or projects and gained within a comparable environment and at an appropriate level.
  • Experience of drafting a variety of construction documents and experience of JCT contracts (or other standard forms such as NEC3) as a minimum
  • The ability to actively support complex transactions, liaising and coordinating with fee earners from other relevant disciplines as needed.
  • The ability to contribute to the general upkeep of the group (whether that be to training, precedents, or know-how generally.

​For a confidential discussion about this position or to apply, please contact:

David Thomson, Director

Edinburgh: 0131 450 7164

Glasgow: 0141 244 0260

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com