Construction Solicitor

Employer
eNL
Location
Greater London
Salary
£40000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2021
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Job Details

Rebecca Barry is exclusively instructed to recruit a Construction Solicitor (0-2 years’ PQE) for this progressive law firm with an enviable well-established client base and exciting strategic growth plans. You will be looking for a predominantly contentious role where you can contribute as a key member of the Construction team. For a confidential discussion, please call Rebecca Barry at eNL on 020 7183 8586 or 07811 166383 and quote reference BB4046

JOB TITLE:                  Construction Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED:          NQ-2+ years PQE
LOCATION:                  Greater London
SALARY:                      Attractive Salary + Bonus

THE ROLE:
The successful Construction Solicitor will become a vital part of this expanding team, handling a varied and complex caseload advising clients across a range of market sectors. You will be responsible for handling a predominantly contentious construction workload as well as advising on non-contentious construction matters. You can expect to be dealing with contractors and developers, commercial occupiers and funders.

THE CONSTRUCTION SOLICITOR:
The successful Construction Solicitor will have a 0-2+ years’ experience of dealing with a range of contentious and ideally non-contentious construction matters. The successful Construction Solicitor will be well versed in all aspects on construction with a particular focus on contentious files and standard form contracts including JCP, NEC and PPC matters. You must be driven, determined and above all ambitious to succeed in this role and will ideally already be working in a well-recognised national law firm or outstanding regional law firm. Impressive academic background and a strong interest in construction law are a pre-requisite.

THE FIRM:
With a turnover in excess of £15 million and an impressive track record of double digit growth. This firm's client base is a mix of institutional clients, plc's, SME's and private individuals. Instructed repeatedly by a number of high-profile clients this firm are now in a position of growth. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented and ambitious Construction Solicitor to join a leading law firm and make their mark on the market. Respected Partners and a structured training and development programme provide the opportunity for long-term skills and career progression. This is a respected team handling punchy work.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Excellent salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including enhanced annual leave and performance related bonus scheme.
 
YOUR CONSULTANT: Rebecca has been described as giving "good constructive advice".  Driven to offer a knowledgeable and focused service, Rebecca‘s strengths lie with providing the right ‘match’ for both law firm and lawyer.  Able to boast excellent relationships within the private practice market, she has spent over 20 years building her contacts in this area.  Professional and approachable, Rebecca is committed to delivering results.
 
HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Rebecca Barry at eNL on 020 7183 8586 or email rebecca.barry@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion.  We will review your application and get back to you as soon as possible. If it’s a fit, Rebecca will talk you through all the details of the role, the company, team culture, career opportunities and package. If you feel it ticks the right boxes, only then we will share your CV with our client. eNL will 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 Associate Solicitor vacancies throughout London and the South East. If you are a Construction Associate Solicitor looking for a move, please get in touch.
 
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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