Lawyer/Senior Lawyer in Construction Disputes

Leeds or Manchester
15 Jan 2019
15 Feb 2019
Full time

Practice group/Global Operations team: Litigation & Dispute Management

Type of Vacancy: Permanent

Full time/Part time: Full-Time 

Location: Leeds or Manchester

The Firm

Our client’s construction and engineering lawyers are acknowledged experts when it comes to large scale projects and disputes avoidance and management. They utilise the experience and commercial expertise of their people to ensure deals are delivered on time and problems resolved in a straightforward and commercial manner.

Acting for governments, public bodies, major multinational, national and international corporations and contractors, the matters the Firm deal with are often highly significant and complex. As part of one of the largest teams of its kind in the world, this Firm’s people have the support they need to deliver excellence. The Northern England team (based in Manchester and Leeds) is particularly strong in the transport, energy and education sectors.


Key responsibilities:

Working directly with partners and senior lawyers in the team, you will receive a varied and challenging mix of disputes work. This can be a mix of both disputes and transactional work if you prefer.

You will be expected to manage some of your own caseload involving significant interface with clients and also work as part of a wider team on significant transactions and cases.


Skills and experience:

You will ideally be around 0 to 5 years PQE though our client would welcome applications from anyone that feels they could perform the role. In addition, you should be a team player, client focused and a good communicator with a strong practical approach to your workload.  A commitment to delivering excellent client service is essential, as is the ability to juggle the demands of a varied workload.


Key competencies:

This Firm are a modern, progressive law firm. They think differently and they've built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through. At this Firm, they believe that innovation comes from a culture of genuine equality and diversity and they are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post.

Your skills are more important than the location of your home office; the Firm can accommodate you in their Leeds or Manchester offices.

Equal opportunities

Our client is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. If, as a result of a disability, you believe that there are aspects of the recruitment process or job that you would find more difficult than a non-disabled person, please tell us as soon as possible. We will then be able to discuss with you any reasonable adjustments that could be made to the recruitment process or the job itself.

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