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    Construction Solicitor - NQ - 2 PQE - West London

    Job Description

    Construction Solicitor NQ - 2 yrs PQE - West London 

    Our client is a full-service law firm, working for clients over the South East of England. The firm is based in West London and is a heavyweight for corporate, charity, employment, IT/IP, real estate, private client and community legal service. 

    The firm boasts one of the region’s largest real estate teams in the West of London and a corporate team working with UK headquarters of multinationals and large SMEs based in the South East. They handle complex work with great attention to detail and high-quality client service. 

    They currently have a vacancy for a jnr mixed contentious and non-contentious construction and engineering solicitor with a particular emphasis on contentious construction work. 

    The role includes:

    • Assisting with the resolution of construction-related disputes including assisting with the conduct of adjudications, mediations and court-based disputes 
    • Taking instructions in connection with contentious construction and engineering disputes and providing initial advice 
    • Assisting during the pre-action protocol process 
    • Assisting with the conduct of proceedings including the instruction of experts and counsel 
    • Attendance at mediations, court hearings, arbitration hearing and adjudication hearings 
    • Negotiating appointments with the professional team and collecting warranties from the contractors, sub-contractors and the professional team 
    • Assisting the real estate colleagues on the construction aspects of development transactions including development obligations, warranties and copyright issues 
    • Carrying out due diligence audits of construction packages 
    • Negotiation of development agreements and building contracts (and familiarisation with the commonly used standard forms) 

    Qualification & Experience

    Law degree (or conversion) and LPC.

    Successful Admittance to the Roll of Solicitors

    This is an ideal opportunity for a newly qualified solicitor with a minimum of 6 months of experience in construction law to make a mark for themselves within a leading firm. The role offers a competitive salary and realistic career progression.

    If you would like to discuss further contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or email Paul@hunterslegal.com