Construction Litigation, 1-5 yrs PQE, Manchester

  • Pinsent Masons
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • May 12, 2017
Full time Construction Contentious

Job Description

CONSTRUCTION DISPUTE RESOLUTION LAWYER – MANCHESTER

Firm Introduction

Pinsent Masons is an international law firm with a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality legal advice rooted in its deep understanding of the sectors and geographies in which its clients operate. With over 1,500 lawyers operating from 21 locations throughout the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East, Pinsent Masons is well-placed to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional transactions across a full range of legal disciplines.

 

In recent years it has achieved more tier 1 rankings in The Legal 500 UK guide than any other firm, and is recognised among the most innovative law firms in Europe by the Financial Times. The firm has significant international credentials in the global energy, infrastructure, financial services and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors. Services provided across these sectors include corporate and M&A, commercial, competition, litigation and arbitration, banking, restructuring, insurance, regulatory, construction, projects, pensions, property, planning and environmental, procurement, outsourcing, employment, share plans, technology and tax advice.

 

Pinsent Masons stands out in particular for its innovative approach to service delivery. For example, the firm operates a hub of freelance lawyers, called Vario, and has also developed Cerico, a cloud-based regulatory compliance solution. It has developed long-term service agreements, often referred to as ‘sole adviser’ relationships, with a number of blue-chip organisations.

 

Brief

Consistently ranked number 1 on a global scale for construction, energy and infrastructure with a first class team of over 170 lawyers, Pinsent Masons LLP is recognised both nationally and internationally as the leading adviser to the construction and engineering industries and for infrastructure and energy projects.  We have an unrivalled reputation in acting for contractors, project companies, developers, public bodies, funders and insurers.  We act for over half of the UK's top 50 contractors, a large number of the top contractors worldwide and an impressive range of private and public sector clients.  The Manchester team are consistently first in Chambers and legal 500 for a number of years.

Our deep understanding and close alignment to the construction sector enables us to offer an "entire project life cycle" service to our clients.  Our legal services span national and international procurement techniques and strategies (including PFI and FIDIC) and all forms of dispute resolution

The Candidate Required

We are currently looking to recruit a talented construction and engineering disputes lawyer with 1 to 5 years plus PQE to join our Construction Advisory and Disputes team in Manchester.

The successful candidate would ideally be from a specialist construction disputes background, although candidates from a commercial litigation background may also be considered.

Candidates must be technically excellent but, equally important, commercially aware and enthusiastic about business development.  They will be a team player with a strong client focussed approach and excellent communication and organisational skills. 

 

The Opportunity

  • High quality engineering and construction work.
  • Early responsibility and opportunities to develop rewarding and sustainable client relationships.
  • Genuine long-term career prospects supported through our "best in class" training and our Academy personal development programmes