Construction Solicitor

  • Kingsley
  • £40,000 – £50,000
Company: Kingsley
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Location: Liverpool
Contact Name: Laura-Jayne Levine
Telephone: 0151 242 1630
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

My client, an outstanding Top 40 law practice, is looking for a Solicitor to join their Construction department at their offices in Liverpool.

On offer is a very competitive salary and benefits package including a rewarding bonus opportunity.

The benefits

This legal job has a benefits package that includes bonus opportunity, 26 days’ holiday + bank holidays, permanent health insurance, critical-illness cover, death-in-service benefit, childcare vouchers, a pension, BUPA cover, and season ticket loans for travel. In addition, they are also able to offer flexible working where needed.

The role

My client is an outstanding practice, who attract top calibre employees and clients alike. This opportunity will be working within its Construction department in Liverpool. The team is one of the largest construction teams based in the North West having expanded rapidly over the past couple of years. You will be joining a friendly and supportive team who are very sociable and keen supporters of charities having participated in various events in 2017.

In this position, you will be exposed to a variety of exceptional quality work.  This team is highly regarded, acting on behalf of employers, main contractors, insurers, sub-contractors and members of design teams. In addition, they also handle both domestic and international arbitrations.

As a Construction Solicitor, you will be working directly with the partner in the team who is very well respected in the industry and has been recognised in the Legal 500. You will manage a mixed caseload of non-contentious and contentious work. Duties in this position will include: –

  • Managing/assisting with non-contentious files
  • Reviewing and reporting on all forms of construction, engineering, oil & gas and infrastructure contracts
  • Drafting and negotiating building contracts
  • Due diligence of construction contracts works for funders
  • Preparing professional appointments and warranties and manage their completion
  • Preparing security documentation
  • Preparing reports for funders
  • Drafting letters of advice/instructions to clients/experts
  • Assist in dispute resolution through litigation, adjudication, mediation
  • Preparation of documents in proceedings, including claims, witness statements and other documents

The candidate

You will be a Solicitor qualified to practice in England and Wales with around two years PQE. You will have a proven track record working as a Solicitor, dealing with a case load of Construction matters. This is a full time permanent position. Salary is highly negotiable depending on experience.

This is a great opportunity to work with senior members of the team who can offer support and personal development. In addition, progression in the role to Senior Associate will also be encouraged for the right candidate. Therefore, apply straight away for prompt feedback. For more Construction Solicitor jobs in Liverpool, talk to Kingsley.

Key Contact

Please contact Laura-Jayne Levine on 0151 242 1630 to discuss this position in more detail, or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Kingsley is a specialist recruitment consultancy. The legal division has a diverse client base that includes medium-sized commercial practices, long-established civil practices, and niche boutiques through to larger regional commercial firms and top-ranked nationals. We enjoy what we do and we want others to relish working with us. We believe that our clients and candidates need recruitment consultants that they can work with and trust. Kingsley also has dedicated teams that focus on engineering, property, architecture, and business support.

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Kingsley is a leading North West professional recruitment consultancy, specialising across the whole of the Property & Legal sectors.

If you are looking for a more specific career opportunity, then please visit our website or simply call one of the numbers below in confidence, to speak with one recruitment experts:


Liverpool:         0151 242 1630

Manchester:     0161 393 9889

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