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Contentious Construction Lawyer NQ-4 PQE - Edinburgh

Construction - Private Practice
Ref: 396 Date Posted: Tuesday 20 Apr 2021
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One of Scotland's leading commercial firms is looking to hire an additional lawyer at circa NQ-4 years PQE level to join their highly-successful contentious construction team- this role can be based in their Edinburgh or Glasgow offices. 

The role will involve:

  • Acting on behalf of employers, contractors, professional consultants and insurance clients on a broad range of construction disputes, dealing with a variety of contracts (bespoke and standard forms);
  • Advising clients on all aspects of construction dispute resolution including pursuing and defending claims in the Sheriff Courts and Court of Session, adjudications, arbitrations and mediations as well as a focus on providing advice to clients on construction issues as they arise on live projects.
  • Working as part of the team acting on behalf of a client in a high profile, complex, multi-facetted and high value dispute with a building contractor.

 

Candidate Requirements:

  • Newly qualified to 4 years post qualifying experience who are able to demonstrate a strong interest or a proven ability in managing and resolving disputes/problems on behalf of clients in the construction sector.   
  • Construction knowledge and experience are preferred but not vital- The role might be equally attractive to a commercial dispute resolution lawyer who wishes to focus on construction sector.  
  • Commercial awareness is essential, together with an enthusiastic approach to business development.

On Offer:

A competitive salary and benefits package and the chance to work with a firm that provides excellent career prospects. 

To Apply:

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

David Thomson, Director

Telephone: 0131 450 7164

Email: david@thomsonlr.com