Associate – Construction

ACS are recruiting for an Associate with 2 years PQE for the Construction department of a law firm in Liverpool.

The post involves principally non-contentious work with some contentious work for employers and contractors, construction professionals and funders.

Duties will include, but not be limited to,

  • Client liaison
  • Reviewing and reporting on all forms of construction, engineering, oil & gas and infrastructure contracts
  • Drafting and negotiating building contracts
  • Due diligence of construction contracts work for funders
  • Managing/assisting with non-contentious files
  • Preparing reports for funders
  • Drafting letters of advice/instructions to clients/experts
  • Assist in dispute resolution through litigation, adjudication, mediation
  • Preparation of documents in proceedings, including claims, witness statements and other documents
  • Preparing professional appointments and warranties and manage their completion
  • Preparing security documentation

Essential Candidate Requirements

  • Law degree or equivalent
  • Previous experience of reviewing infrastructure, oil & gas contracts
  • Dispute resolution including adjudication
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Demonstrates an understanding of clients, colleagues and others
  • Adheres to guidelines and procedures
  • Previous construction experience
  • Previous experience of reviewing construction and engineering contracts
  • Ability to interact and communicate with the client and keep them up to date
  • The ability to work as part of a team and independently

For more information on this role, please contact stephanie@acs-recruitment.co.uk