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General Lawyer - Commercial & Construction

  • Job reference: 928496
  • Location: London
  • Salary: GBP80000 - GBP100000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction Management, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 14/07/2020

The primary focus of the role will be to offer legal advice and support the Construction Contracts Team and, with a long lead and handover, to provide cover as a Commercial Lawyer working closely with the Commercial Director and Senior Commercial Advisors.

Ideally you will be coming from a private practice or a leading multi-national engineering, construction or energy company, with 2-6 years PQE. Relevant experience is required in contract drafting and management, claims management and experience in dispute resolution would be desirable. Good knowledge or industry exposure to technical systems, solutions and services for the transmission and distribution of electrical power is beneficial but not essential.

The role will require working directly with the current Commercial Lawyer to gain understanding of the current workplan and future requirements during maternity leave, plus close collaboration with construction, commercial and financial colleagues

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.