Construction Associate/Senior Associate
4 to 7 years PQE
This leading commercial firm has a fantastic new role for a construction associate / senior associate to be based in their Gatwick office.
If you are a construction lawyer seeking a new challenge, maybe a move within the regions, or out of the City you will not be disappointed about the quality of work you will be dealing with here, working alongside impressive, high calibre lawyers. You will be given full opportunity to fully develop your career and build Client relationships.
The work on offer is a mix of contentious and non-contentious. The firm advises clients from various sectors including logistics, retail, hospitality, and other commercial avenues. The firm also advises housing associations and mixed-use residential and commercial developers. Clients include main contractors and sub-contractors as well as developer and investor occupier clients.
On the non contentious side work includes advising on standard form and bespoke building contracts; sub-contracts; consultant appointments; drafting and negotiating the suite of construction documents in relation to development schemes; collateral warranties; third party rights schedules; assignments; novation agreements as well as advising on legal issues arising out of the construction process, including delays and extensions of time, loss and expense claims, liquidated damages, and defective work.
On the contentious side you will be working on various matters including adjudication and arbitration; issuing of letters before action and quantum reports.
Successful candidates will ideally need to have good experience of dealing with both non-contentious and contentious matters. You will be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal and marketing skills with the ability to develop contacts.
For more information please contact Penny Heighway at Chadwick Nott.
*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.
Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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