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Date Added: Tue 22/12/2020

In House Construction Solicitor

London, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

We are working with a leading property management company who are seeking a construction solicitor on a permanent basis. The successful applicant will provide legal and compliance advice across the organisation ranging from conveyancing and transactional support through to litigation and dispute management. You will be required to work remotely before returning to the office in due course.

You will be required to manage a significant caseload relating to building safety related matters from construction defects or unsafe materials found on buildings in the portfolio, this will include advice and analysis of both contentious and non-contentious issues. There will be a particular focus on remediation projects subject to the private sector remediation funds.

Daily duties will include liaising with external legal advisors instructed to prepare contracts and construction documents for building remediation and major works projects. You will provide expert advice on a range on contracts and all supplementary documents, warranties, novation’s and assignments. A key element of the role will require you to provide internal legal advice and guidance to a number of departments in relation to building safety and compliance strategies.

Candidates will be entitled to practise as a solicitor or barrister in England and Wales and would have ideally gained post qualified experience. Previous experience of handling both contentious and non contentious construction matters is essential coupled with a firm grasp of advising on construction documents and contracts. You will possess a proven track record of managing a substantial caseload with minimal supervision with the ability to meet strict deadlines. In depth knowledge of the property sector is an absolute prerequisite. Prior experience of residential property litigation and landlord and tenant legislation is highly advantageous.

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