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Construction Solicitor (fixed term contract) SD246

  • Ref: SD246

Cathedral Appointments are looking for an experienced Construction Solicitor to join our client’s established in-house legal team based in Bristol on a fixed term contract covering maternity leave. This role will mostly involve non-contentious work but may also include advising the business on disputes as and when the need arises. 

Construction Solicitor (fixed term contract) SD246 responsibilities include...

Responsibilities of a Construction Solicitor will include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing and negotiating client contracts through to closure, whilst providing advice and support at all stages, including variations and potential contract claims
  • Acting as a direct point of contact to the business in relation to a range of legal matters
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts with subcontractors
  • Reviewing and negotiation of contractual documents such as supplier agreements, industry standard form construction contracts, framework agreements, collateral warranties, joint-venture arrangements and bidding agreements
  • Supporting the business with the effective administration of contracts including providing contractual templates and tool kits
  • Reviewing, interpreting and advising on existing contracts and issues prior to formal dispute resolution

Construction Solicitor (fixed term contract) SD246 requirements include...

Background/Skills of a Construction Solicitor:

·         You will be a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with a minimum of 5 years’ PQE in non-contentious and contentious construction & engineering matters

·         Experience of working with various standard form construction contracts

·         Commercial experience in negotiation of consultant appointments, framework agreements, Joint Venture agreements, shareholder agreements, collateral warranties and letters of reliance

·         Experience in advising a mixture of consultants, contractors and employers

·         Familiarity with Public Procurement rules

·         Confident communicator with an ability to swiftly build the trust of internal clients at all levels

·         Able to negotiate and close contracts

·         Able to prioritise and manage their own workload including adhering to key deadlines



If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you or if you would like more information, please get in touch with Sophia Damshenas at Cathedral Appointments for a confidential chat today.

Please note, Cathedral Appointments are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to the above role. 

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