Private Practice

Construction and Engineering Lawyer

Construction and Engineering Lawyer

  • About the team: Our widely respected team is one of the largest dedicated construction teams in the UK, with a strong profile in construction procurement and noted for our focus on the transport, infrastructure, energy and real estate development sectors.
  • About the role: We are looking for a well-rounded Construction & Engineering Lawyer and, this opportunity would particularly suit candidates interested in developing a practice in energy and/or transport projects.
  • Looking for: You should have already gained some experience in the supervision and bringing on junior lawyers. We also value an ability to handle advisory and troubleshooting work.
  • Opportunities: With a genuine UK-wide presence, clients include central and local government, utilities, developers and end-users of building and engineering services infrastructure service providers, contractors and consultants.
  • And more: We specialise in all aspects of built infrastructure, with particular skills in the strategic projects and complex dispute resolution.

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