Private Practice

Construction and Engineering Associate

Construction and Engineering Associate

  • About the Firm: Birketts is a full service, top 100 UK law firm, operating in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich, Norwich and the surrounding areas.
  • About the role: We are seeking to recruit an ambitious solicitor or associate with over 1-year PQE experience gained within a well-regarded city, regional or national firm or in-house with a major housebuilder with particular skills in site acquisition and assembly and/or volume plot sales provision.
  • Looking For: We are looking to secure your expertise and experience along with your desire to play an active role in marketing and business development as well as providing a high level of service to clients.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities you will be afforded will not be limited to, running and managing files and delegating to trainees and paralegals as appropriate; High Court Litigation as well as mediation. Advocacy, where appropriate; supporting the Team Leaders and Senior fee earners on larger and more complex matters; and interacting directly with clients and managing their expectations.
  • And more: Depending on the level of experience and qualification you will work on a variety of matters, typically Adjudication and Court work acting for clients across all parts of the construction industry. You will, as well as being directly involved in fee earning work, be expected to engage fully in business development, marketing of the Team and generally look to continue to explore opportunities to grow the Team.

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