London Role | Contentious Construction Associate | Mid Level Appt

Ablethorpe Recruitment

Fantastic opportunity for Australian & NZ qualified Construction lawyer to join London Construction & Infrastructure team of this employer of choice

  • World's largest disputes team!
  • Advise the world's pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions
  • Positive and supportive working environment
Our Client

Providing the highest possible standard of legal service our client is a leading global legal practice with over 3800 lawyers across 50 cities in the world.  Our client provides some of world's most pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business service.

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for a mid level lawyer to join the construction and infrastructure team in London.  The role will focus on contentious construction work across a range of sectors including infrastructure, transport, energy and natural resources spanning domestic, international and cross border matters. 

The successful applicant will have an excellent academic background, solid experience acting for commercial clients in contentious matters (domestic , international and cross-border issues) experience in a wide range of dispute resolution methods, familiarity with major standard domestic and international forms of construction contract including JCT, NEC and FIDIC together with experience in associated transaction documents and the full range of procurement routes as well as experience preparing submissions and evidence and working with experts and counsel. 

You will have a high level of responsibility for day to day management of contentious matters, take a major role on matters on a day to day basis with clients, supervise junior colleagues and report to supervising partners.  You will also be expected to maintain a close working relationship with the banking and projects practice. 

What's on Offer

This exciting opportunity will see you part of team, which offers a comprehensive and commercially focused service to major developers, owners, employers, contractors, funders and all other stakeholders in the construction and engineering industry.  You will have the chance to provide commercially astute advice across all main dispute forums as well as advice designed to avoid and manage commercial differences before they escalate into formal disputes. 

Our client prides itself on a positive and supportive working environment and has been named in the Legal Week's Employee Satisfaction Report for three years in a row. 

To Apply

Please apply online using the links below. Otherwise please call our Director of Legal Recruitment Stuart Ablethorpe on 03 9923 7454 or Sally Westh on 03 9038 9355 quoting the above job title or send your CV direct to stuart@ablethorpe.com.  

All discussions will be in strict confidence and your CV details will not be passed to any third party or prospective employer until instructed by you. 

Want More?

For the best specialist advice in positioning your legal career whether that be getting the right experience to progress to Senior Associate, Partner or General Counsel, obtaining your next in-house legal counsel or private practice role, or simply maximising your review, contact Stuart Ablethorpe for a confidential discussion.   

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Ablethorpe Recruitment is a specialist legal recruitment agency operating in Australia and internationally.