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Legal Counsel

Chadwick Nott
England, Birmingham, West Midlands
+ benefits
Closing date
25 Nov 2020

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Sector/Practice Area
Construction, Corporate, Commercial contracts
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, In-House
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Job Details

Our client seeks to recruit an in-house lawyer to join their established in-house legal team based in Birmingham city centre. Reporting into the Associate General Counsel the role will assist with the provision of high quality legal support including drafting documents and providing advice to staff at all levels on all aspects of commercial/contracts law including in relation to the procurement and negotiation of high value, complex construction agreements as well as other generic legal contracts.

A qualified solicitor with a minimum of 4 years' PQE you will work closely with the team and internal customers. Commercially minded you will have experience of and provide commercial contract advice in respect of high value procurement law. Construction contract experience (particularly NEC3) would also be desirable or alternatively a strong desire to develop your knowledge of major works contracts.

In addition to possessing a strong technical background and with experience at either a respected law firm or in-house, you must exhibit strong personal credibility have excellent client care skills as well as being a talented communicator. Strong self-motivation and the ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks under pressure is vital.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a high-profile organisation working on some of the largest infrastructure projects in the UK at a level which offers great scope to carve out a successful career.

Flexible working options will be considered.

To apply for this position, or to discuss any aspect of the role, please contact David Cartwright at Chadwick Nott on 0121 200 5576 or

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Our business is about you. Helping you find the right job. We’ve been in the recruitment industry for 20 years, so we’re confident we can make a real difference to your career prospects. Over half of our business is repeat or recommended business – candidates returning for their next career move or recommending their colleagues to us. We like it like that.


But that’s not enough. We want to improve our legal recruitment service every day, every week, and every year, to ensure your success.


Our depth and breadth of experience means we already know the legal recruitment market inside out. And our industry-leading training programme fully prepares candidates for what lies ahead in a law career. So, as a lawyer, you can trust us when you need to take the next step.


We see things from your perspective. Nearly all our staff have legal training, and many have actually practised as solicitors. Which means you benefit from their in-depth knowledge of local markets, and specialist legal recruitment advice from consultants with first-hand, relevant experience.


Of course we take your career extremely seriously. We’ve worked long and hard to build trust and rapport with our clients and candidates, and all our dealings are treated with utmost confidence. We have a reputation for being proactive and well connected in the legal profession, and we’re always determined to achieve the best possible outcome for you.


For more information about how we can assist you please visit or call us in confidence on 0800 0121 848


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  • 9 Devonshire Square
  • London
  • EC2M 4HP
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