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Construction Lawyer

  • Job reference: 923664
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 31/01/2019

Construction Lawyer, London, 1 year FTC

The primary focus of the role will be to offer legal advice and support to assist the Construction Director to achieve his/her requisite objectives. The role will involve working directly alongside management and key personnel required by the Client during the construction phase, including construction, engineering, commercial, HSE and finance personnel.

Ideally you will be coming from a private practice or a leading multi-national engineering or construction supplier, with 2-4 years PQE. Relevant experience is required in contract drafting and management, claims management, dispute resolution or litigation and HSE related matters. Experience in land and infrastructure corridor work is advantageous. Good knowledge or industry exposure to technical systems, solutions and services for the transmission and distribution of electrical power is beneficial but not essential.

We will work with the right candidate in determining the core hours to suit both parties - some travel is required between the sites in London and Folkestone and occasional day or overnight travel within Europe is anticipated, with advance notification of the business need.


  • Legal advice and support in relation to the construction contracts, including notices and instructions, applications, invoicing and payment, variations and changes, disputes and claims, delays, extensions of time, intellectual property rights, termination, progress monitoring and financial reviews, liabilities, insurance, HSE related matters, confidentiality, etc.
  • Interface with the Channel Tunnel Concessionaire under the Clients access arrangements to the Channel Tunnel
  • Support in relation to the Grid Connection / Operating Protocol Agreements within the framework of various project stakeholders

For further information please enquire within or contact or call 0207 061 3983

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