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Legal Council Dispute Resolution - Part Time

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Posted: 04/06/2019
Reference: 764843
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England (map)
Salary: £50000 - £70000
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Legal Counsel Dispute Resolution – Part Time 3 or 4 days a week

Salary £50k - £70k (pro rata), Car, Life Cover x3, 25 days annual leave, bonus 10%, pension defined contribution, partner private medical insurance.


Working for a well-known Facilities Management, Construction and Energy Services business, the main responsibility will be to deliver commercially sensible and practical (construction) litigation and dispute resolution advice across the business with an aim of balancing legal risk, driving innovation, reducing external legal spend where appropriate and being viewed as integral to decision making throughout the UK BU and its Divisions.  


You will be managing and resolving disputes on wide ranging issues including, defects, delay and disruption, loss and expense and variations claims, payment disputes (including withholding and final account claims`), adjudications under statute and ADR under contractual dispute resolution mechanisms. Excellent knowledge of the suite of construction contracts is imperative and a working knowledge of PFI contracts is desirable. 


You will be an English qualified solicitor with a minimum 6 years PQE in construction litigation and alternative dispute resolution. 

Excellent knowledge of the Construction Act and CDM Regulations is essential.

Experience with (disputes involving) PFI contracts highly recommended.

Strong commercial approach and proven technical ability to formulate advice succinctly and communicate it effectively orally or in writing. 

A robust personality is required to be able to provide independent advice together with the flexibility to deliver it in a fast-moving business environment with multiple commercial pressures and deadlines.

A willingness to take ‘ownership’ of role and make a genuine contribution to the business.


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I undertake the recruitment of Facilities Management and Maintenance Personnel in the Midlands with my track record within the Industry going back to 2000. 

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