Construction Senior Legal Counsel

Posted 22 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
LocationLondon
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCompliance, Legal & Financial Crime
ReferenceBBBH77605_1674460105
Contact NameCassidy Bishop

Job description

This is a rounded and rare in-house opportunity for a commercially minded lawyer with some construction/infrastructure experience.

In this varied role you will be a senior member of the legal department and provide commercial advice on infrastructure/construction projects. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Analysing complex legal and commercial issues
  • The efficient and effective execution of construction and materials contracts
  • Challenging the business and identifying areas of risk
  • Developing strategies to create tangible improvements in business performance
  • Communicating legal advice constructively and succinctly
  • Playing a key role in designing the teams legal strategy and supporting the delivery of key initiatives

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and credentials:

  • A knowledge of construction/infrastructure law including wayleaves and health & safety
  • A private practice or in-house background
  • The ability to work at a senior level in a highly commercial environment
  • A high level of empathy and self awareness to operate in a diverse environment

This is a superb role for a commercially minded lawyer seeking a role within a supportive and energetic team.