Junior Construction Lawyer

Employer
eNL
Location
Exeter
Salary
Excellent
Closing date
21 Apr 2021

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Sector/Practice Area
Construction
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
PQE
Newly Qualified, 1-3 years
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Junior Construction Solicitor, Exeter, NQ – 3 PQE – An excellent opportunity has arisen for a talented and ambitious Construction Solicitor to manage a high value caseload in a market leading legal 500 firm. 2020 changed the world – now let 2021 change your world and career for the better. Call us now on 0121 454 1004 to find out more quoting reference 3681

JOB TITLE: Junior Construction Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: NQ – 3PQE
LOCATION: Exeter
SALARY: Excellent

THE ROLE:
The successful Junior Construction Solicitor will become a vital part of a dynamic and flourishing Construction & Infrastructure team, handling a varied and complex caseload across a range of sectors. You will be responsible for handling the full lifecycle of non-contentious construction matters, from pre contract risk reviews to the provision of post contract support to PFI’s and PPP’s. You will gain excellent exposure to a diverse client base, ranging from contractors and developers to public sector bodies; conducting complex and exciting work across large scale commercial developments, engineering, infrastructure and energy matters. You will be confident liaising with partners and high value clients, conducting cross-departmental work across various legal disciplines. The role requires a solid knowledge of drafting and negotiating NEC, JCT and IChemE contracts and experience with relevant security requirements, funders and professional appointments.

THE CANDIDATE:
As an ambitious and intellectually flexible Construction solicitor, you will be motivated to take your career to the next level with a market leading Legal 500 firm. You will be experienced in a broad range of construction matters, with a track record of thriving in challenging and dynamic environments. Displaying a keen interest in construction matters and global legal trends, you will be passionate about providing an excellent client service through the strengthening of new and existing client relationships. You will further be keen to develop your knowledge and credibility within the sector through excellent training opportunities and close contact with partners. Committed to promoting the firm’s image in and out of the work place, a passion for business development is a necessity for this role.

THE FIRM:
As a market leading legal 500 firm, our client is renowned for providing technically sound, pragmatic and commercially minded solutions to complex and time sensitive matters. Our client is a highly regarded, multifaceted and dynamic firm with a wealth of experience advising across a comprehensive ranges of legal services. Currently experiencing a period of exponential growth, this firm are looking to recruit truly self-motivated, dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to excel within their firm. Fully committed to aiding your professional development, our client provides an enviable training programme and excellent pathways for career progression.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Excellent salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including pension scheme, life assurance, holiday purchase scheme, free employee legal services, 25 days holiday plus performance related bonus scheme.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Penny Trotman at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email penny.trotman@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNLwill never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

eNL is handling a number of Construction Solicitor vacancies throughout The Midlands and The South West.. If you are a Construction Solicitor looking for a move, please call now.

eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to https://www.enllegal.co.uk/enl/register-with-us to register your interest.

In addition, if you know any legal professionals that may be interested in a new role, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (T&C’s apply).

Company

eNL 
eNL’s team manage the recruitment of legal staff across a variety of sectors. With a strong presence within the private practice market, we also boast specific expertise in relation to public sector and in-house appointments. Our sector specialist consultants provide first rate market knowledge within their geographical location and individual markets.

Gemma Jones – Director

Gemma offers a wealth of experience in recruitment across the professional sectors. Before joining eNL, she worked in executive search for senior sales and marketing professionals. She joined eNL in 2006 as a Senior Consultant and got to grips with the legal sector very quickly. Gemma specialises in placing permanent, qualified legal professionals across the London and South East region. She has developed solid relationships with key firms in the City and leading, regional practices. Her remit includes individuals from newly qualified up to Partner level. Heading up the London & South East division at eNL, Gemma offers a personal service that has been commended by candidates and clients alike.

Rebecca Barry – Operations Director
Rebecca has worked with eNL for over 6 years and as well as contributing to the overall running of the business, also places candidates across the London & South East region. Rebecca is a skilled and professional recruiter offering an in-depth knowledge of the legal market, having worked in this sector for over 10 years. She has developed key relationships with some of the top firms in the City and nationally and has built her reputation upon successful career moves and expert advice. A keen networker, Rebecca is a prominent figure in the London & South East division.

Rachel Barnett - Consultant
Rachel is a consultant specialising in qualified recruitment on a permanent basis across London and the South East. She has been working in the legal recruitment marketplace since 2008, having joined eNL from a strong customer service and sales background. Initially Rachel provided comprehensive support to Senior Consultants, Managers and other Team Co-ordinators. She then spent 2 years as a consultant within the locum division, responsible for the recruitment of temporary Solicitors and Legal Executives and also the Paralegal/Legal Secretary division. An accomplished recruiter, Rachel is focused to deliver honest and commercially focused advice.

Pasquale Agatiello – Senior Consultant (In-house)
Pasquale is a specialist recruitment professional with over 12 years experience working for some of the most reputable global recruitment organisations in the world. Specialising in in-house legal recruitment he has developed influential client relationships with key organisations across the IT, telecommunications, energy, FMCG and financial services sectors. He has developed an extensive network of active and passive candidates from around the EMEA region, thus ensuring clients and candidates work with an expert who really understands their business and is ideally placed to meet their strategic hiring requirements. Recruiting at all levels up to General Counsel, Pasquale is experienced in retained, search and contingency based recruitment campaigns.

Kaye Thumpston – Divisional Manager
Kaye Thumpston is Divisional Manager within eNL’s  locum division and has responsibility for the temporary legal recruitment team nationally. She has been involved in legal recruitment since 2006  and  is well placed to offer sound career advice. Educated to postgraduate level, including a first class honours degree and a distinction in her postgraduate legal qualification, Kaye has a thorough  understanding of what  clients require and has built up a strong network of contacts throughout the UK. Her practical and honest advice has resulted in a successful commercial reputation respected by both candidates and  clients.

Felicity Simpson – Consultant

Following 4 years within the hospitality and sales sector, Felicity joined eNL in November 2016, after identifying legal  recruitment as an industry that interested her and  where she felt she could develop as an individual. Her aim is to add real value to her clients businesses and the careers of legal professionals.

  • Felicity is determined to become an expert in both recruitment and the legal industry, in order to provide her clients and candidates with strong market information and guidance.
  • As a  member of  eNLs London & South East Locum Team she will be recruiting for fixed term contract positions, holiday cover and interim support roles across the region.
  • A hardworking individual with a passion for customer service, Felicity strives  to deliver the best possible solution.
  • Excellent communicator, with an enviable work ethic, enhanced by a genuine down to earth approach and an infectious sense of humour.
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