Contentious Construction Solicitor NQ + Bristol


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Job Ref: SAWJ274833
Sector (PP or In-house): Private Practice
Practice Area: Construction
Date Added: 05 June 2017
  • Bristol, England, UK & Channel Islands
  • £45,000 - £50,000 per Annum
  • Sarah Wood
  • 0117 917 1859

Our client, a leading Top 100 law firm is looking for a Construction Solicitor cNQ-2 to join its growing team in Bristol.

This is a fantastic first move, where you will be joining a market leading firm for construction and engineering and in a firm which will be able to give you full support and on going training for you to fully develop your career. You will be joining one of the largest Construction & Engineering teams in the UK, whose work spans every industry from retail and leisure to energy and nuclear. You should be a commercially astute lawyer who is able to offer practical solutions to the diverse range of issues that clients typically face.

The team handles a wide variety of claims against various construction related professionals including engineers, architects, quantity surveyors, project managers, design/ build contractors and surveyors. The role largely involves defending liability claims both pre and post litigation, but the team also provide advice/ representation on associated matters such as adjudication, disciplinary proceedings, arbitration and risk management. The team is also frequently asked to advise insurers on policy coverage aspect of claims.The work will be varied, interesting and challenging and you will be given autonomy; there will be the opportunity to work on matters involving a range of construction related professions with values ranging from tens of thousands of pounds to multi millions. Great opportunity for you to get involved with business development and client initiatives.

This is a great first move, whether you are coming to the end of your training contract or are looking for your first move as a solicitor, and have experience in litigation or insurance litigation or in contentious construction, out client would like to hear from you. Offering great on going career development and excellent reward structure both financially and overall.

Please contact Sarah Wood for more information about this role and for a full job spec or for a confidential discussion and for an overview of the construction market in Bristol and across the South West.

0117 9171859

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