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Excellent new opportunity for a junior construction solicitor (NQ-4PQE) at this leading practice based in the Manchester office.


A national / international full service law FIRM that promotes the commercial interests of companies, individuals and organisations.

The FIRM offers solutions-driven, flexible and commercial legal advice based on an integrated and partner-led service.


The FIRM is looking for a solicitor with circa NQ-4PQE to join the expanding and successful national construction TEAM, based in the Manchester office.

This ROLE will involve a mixture of non-contentious and contentious construction work.

The TEAM is experienced and driven.

YOU will have partner and associate support on tap.

The TEAM has a clear desire to nurture and develop YOU throughout your career.

YOU will be given responsibility and exposure to good quality work and being involved in client facing meetings from the outset.

The TEAM acts for a wide range of clients including end users, funders, employers, main contractors, sub-contractors and consultants.

YOU will have a wide and varied work load including:

Non Contentious
, Drafting construction contracts, subcontracts, consultants' appointments, collateral warranties, parent company guarantees, performance bonds and other project documents;
, Managing the progress of development and completion of documents;
, Negotiating an agreeing final forms of all construction documents, including performance bonds for large projects, construction contracts, consultant appointments and collateral warranties;
, Administering the engrossment, distribution for execution and the process of completion of project documents; and
, Drafting project specific reports on documentation for completion;

, Reviewing and analysing all ranges of claims documentation from small to multi-million pound claims;
, Assisting with adjudications from the crystallisation of disputes, through to drafting submissions, collating evidence and taking witness statements;
, Assisting with High Court litigation from pre-action investigation stages of claims right through to trial;
, Deal with numerous queries on live projects for and on behalf of a whole range of commercial clients; and
, Dealing with Bond claims and advising on Bond wording for and on behalf of all of the UK's surety providers.


YOU will have a genuine desire to be part of a national construction team with enthusiasm and a desire to learn and improve and very good organisational skills.

YOU will also be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

, Enthusiasm
, a strong team work ethic
, outgoing disposition and “can do” attitude
, drive, commitment and self-motivation
, ability to work well as part of a team
, strong interpersonal skills and confident manner with the ability to relate to people at all levels
, ability to work effectively under pressure

Remuneration packages include a competitive basic salary together with other benefits associated with working for a progressive national law firm.

If you would like to speak with our retained Consultant ANDREW NELSON in respect of this position or similar vacancies, or if you would like a discussion about your career or the market in general please do call us in the strictest confidence


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