Construction Solicitor – Reading

An established law firm based in Reading are seeking a talented and motivated construction Solicitor with 1-4 years Post-Qualification Experience (PQE) to join their dynamic team. This is an exciting opportunity for a legal professional with a strong background in dispute resolution and construction law to further their career in a supportive and forward-thinking environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing both contentious and non-contentious construction projects.
  • Demonstrating expertise with major standard form contracts, particularly JCT and NEC, and possess experience in drafting and negotiating bespoke amendments.
  • Drafting and reviewing warranties, bonds, guarantees, consultant’s appointments, novations, and reliance letters with precision and attention to detail.
  • Handling adjudications and proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court, providing robust representation for clients.
  • Some experience in dealing with professional negligence claims against construction professionals is desirable but not essential.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years PQE in dispute resolution and construction law.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to actively participate in business development activities with colleagues.
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