Job Title: Construction Lawyer, Dublin – NQ to 3 years PQE
Our Client a leading law firm is seeking to recruit a Construction Lawyer to join their leading Construction team.
The position will offer the opportunity to work with a dynamic and collegiate team with excellent opportunities for career development and advancement. The successful candidate will advise a range of top-tier funder, developer, and contractor Clients on construction law matters.
The Role :
Playing a key role in the successful completion of construction law matters for Clients of the firm;
Providing clear, concise, and commercially-focussed legal advice to Clients in all assigned construction law matters;
Project managing all legal aspects of construction law matters in a timely manner;
Playing a key role in managing Client relationships on day-to-day basis;
Developing business for the firm, including the creation of Client updates for publication and presenting at industry and firm seminars;
Participating in the firm’s internal knowledge-exchange and generation programmes;
Contributing to the successful management of all risk items for each matter in line with the firm’s Lawyer policy manual; and
Ensuring that all time recording and client billing activities are completed accurately and on time.
A successful candidate’s qualifications and experience will include the following:
Newly qualified to 3 years years post-qualification experience as a projects and/or construction lawyer, ideally within a leading law firm in Ireland
A personal interest in and enthusiasm for projects and construction;
Expertise in construction law;
Experience of drafting and negotiating construction and project agreements, professional appointments, collateral warranties, bonds, etc., including experience in drafting project/Public Private Partnership documents.
A strong academic background in law, in addition to excellent written communication and drafting skills;
Outstanding technical skills in all areas of construction law, and in particular in drafting bespoke suites of project documents;
The ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues, and work well in a team environment;