• About the Firm: Balfour Beatty’s Enabling Functions includes our centralised HR, IT, Procurement, Finance, Health & Safety, Sustainability and Comms teams. Together we support Balfour Beatty to deliver projects on behalf of our clients. We operate according to our Build to Last values of Lean, Expert, Trusted and Safe.
  • About the role: Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for an in-house Senior Counsel to join our Enabling Functions team to work in Canary Wharf.
  • Looking For: In addition to your knowledge and experience of the construction industry; we are looking to secure your high energy and impact as a self-starter, with a flexible but robust approach, good team player, and able to work as part of a small management team; your solutions-oriented outlook and your commercial, business focused and pragmatic, able to work independently.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to, delivering timely, fit for purpose and cost-efficient legal services, including legal and compliance risk management; carrying out contract reviews in accordance with UK policies and procedures and provide commercial and pragmatic advice in a timely and appropriate manner; and providing legal support in relation to all forms of dispute management and resolution.
  • And more: You will liaise with UK Commercial, Treasury and Group Legal teams to procure bonds and parent company guarantees; and assist in updating and the continuous improvement of standard terms, conditions, policies, processes and systems within the legal and compliance function.