NON-CONTENTIOUS CONSTRUCTION 6+PQE SOLICITOR

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Salary: Competitive

Leading UK Law Firm Non-Contentious Construction Senior Associate 6+PQE London The firm brings together over 300 years of legal expertise across four locations in London and the regions. The culture at this firm very much stands out, which has been cultivated into a friendly, open and inclusive environment. There is a positive emphasis on work life balance too, and progression opportunity for fee earners. There will be good flexibility for home working. The firm's specialist Construction team sits with the Commercial Real Estate team. The legal work of the team includes preparing and negotiating building contracts, professional appointments and development and other stakeholder agreements across the real estate sector including major infrastructure projects, and commercial, residential, and industrial schemes. As part of the role, you will be assisting with a wide range of construction matters, acting for commercial, institutional, public sector, charity and private clients. The main responsibilities include: Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a range of industry-specific and general commercial contracts between the different parties involved in a project. Acting for a variety of clients including builders, property developers, architects, contractors, subcontractors, engineers, landowners and funders. Working closely with professionals of other disciplines including project managers and monitors Drafting and negotiating building contracts based on standard forms ( JCT and NEC) as well as bespoke forms of building contracts Drafting and negotiating professional team appointments Drafting and negotiating ancillary documents i.e pre-construction services agreements, collateral warranties, parent company guarantees, construction cost account arrangements & performance bonds Assisting Real Estate and Corp/Commercial departments with construction due diligence Assisting Real Estate and Planning/Infrastructure colleagues with development agreements and the construction obligations in Real Estate and other documents Any other duties as reasonably required by the Partners To be successful in your application, you will: have 6+ years' PQE in non-contentious construction law, gained at a highly regarded practice in London. You will have excellent academic, a strong grounding in transactional construction work in the property and/or infrastructure related sectors Have enthusiasm for construction as a practice area, along with good technical knowledge and drafting skills Familiarity with the various methods of construction procurement is essential, along with a robust knowledge of all the standard forms of construction contracts Experience in advising on the construction aspects of agreements for lease, facility agreements, forward funding agreements and construction related security 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 Real Estate opportunities with ranked teams in the City London so would be interested to talk to any Real Estate 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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