"A very strong construction practice" – Chambers UK, 2015
We are looking for an Associate to join our Band 1 rated Construction team in Bristol. From a very well regarded base in the South West, our hugely experienced construction and engineering team is firmly rooted throughout the UK and beyond, taking advantage of a strong overseas network across our international offices. This is a great opportunity to join a market leading team and have a broad and exciting workload for clients who are leaders in their fields.
Infrastructure projects are a global phenomenon and our clients include businesses either based internationally, or with an international focus. We often advise across borders to deliver projects around the world – recent projects have included advising on airport projects in Oman and on renewables projects in Saudi Arabia, Dubai and Jordan. Locally, we advise on the most complex and interesting assignments in the region, working closely with our colleagues in Real Estate and Banking.
The services we provide on construction and engineering transactions include advising on all forms of construction contract arrangements including bespoke contracts, advising on construction aspects of funding agreements, purchase agreements, PPP project agreements and agreements for lease, and advising on construction security matters and construction procurement strategy.
We act for all types of participants in the world of construction procurement including consultants, contractors, sponsors, corporate occupiers, developers, investors, public sector etc and of late have developed market leading credentials and reputation in the world of student accommodation development and in various energy spheres.
"They are a tightly knit unit. Their pragmatic advice is very good and it is also timely." – Chambers UK, 2015
The Construction team in Bristol is led by Chambers rated Phil Davies, a partner who has been ranked for his specialism in construction and engineering procurement matters in the projects sphere. The team also comprises of 2 further partners, 2 Associate Directors, 4 Senior Associates, 6 Associates and 1 Trainee Solicitor.
Technical skills and experience
You will have knowledge and experience of Construction matters which will have been gained at a well-respected City or National firm. Due to the nature of the work and the structure of the team, we are looking to a 2+ years' qualified lawyer, although we will consider candidates with more or less experience.
Your career development
Like all our lawyers, you will benefit from our multi-award winning career development programme. At each stage of your career this provides you with:
Salary and benefits
We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits.
For more information or to apply
At Osborne Clarke we welcome direct applications - if you would like any further information about the role, or the firm, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact, in complete confidence, Geoff Mead or Emma Watts on 01179 173 322.
At Osborne Clarke, we are known for our open and inclusive culture. We believe that by investing in the diversity and wellbeing of our people, we create an environment where everyone can thrive to be the best that they can be. This means recognising that our people have lives and commitments outside of work. We have invested in connected working for our people and, where possible, we will accommodate flexible working for all our roles.