At Frasia Wright Associates we are currently handling a range of challenging and exciting construction opportunities and are seeing an increase in demand for specialists within this area in the profession at all levels, throughout Scotland. So, if you are looking for a new challenge as a construction lawyer, at any level – please contact us for a confidential discussion or visit our website. A small selection of what we have to offer is featured below:

Construction & Projects (Contentious) – Edinburgh/Glasgow (Assignment 15712) 

This top-tier independent law firm has an open vacancy for a Senior Associate to join its Contentious Construction & Projects Team in either its Edinburgh or Glasgow office. The team is one of the largest construction teams in Scotland and is involved in various high-quality cases. The successful candidate can expect to work with an extensive range of clients in litigations, adjudications, arbitrations, and mediations as well as pre-action advisory work.

To be considered for this position, you should have between 4 – 6 years’ PQE with a strong background in construction, particularly contentious matters. The team is keen to hear from ambitious and motivated individuals with an enthusiastic approach to their work, there is also scope for career progression.

Construction & Projects (Non-Contentious) – Aberdeen/Edinburgh/Glasgow (Assignment 15326) 

We are currently working on a full-time position within this leading Scottish law firm. The firm is seeking to recruit an Associate, Senior Associate or Director to join its Construction & Projects (non-contentious) division in either Aberdeen, Edinburgh, or Glasgow.

The successful candidate will ideally have 4+ years’ PQE level with a positive attitude, a focus on quality and a determination to provide first-class service. The role will involve drafting, reviewing and negotiation of forward funding agreements, building contracts, appointments, collateral warranties, bonds, guarantees etc.

The work involved will also include the negotiation of construction aspects of development agreements, agreements for lease and facility agreements; and assisting on projects work on a project-by-project basis. There will be a scope for career progression within this role.

Construction Solicitor (Contentious) – Glasgow (Assignment 15451) 

Our client, a Scottish firm, is seeking a qualified solicitor experienced in contentious construction to join its busy Glasgow team.

The successful candidate can expect handle a varied and interesting caseload of contentious construction matters, this will include providing advice to clients on contracts, construction disputes, and subrogated recoveries. You will also act on behalf of a variety of clients within the construction industry such as professional consultants, employers, contractors and local authorities.

To be considered for this role, you should be a qualified solicitor between 1-5 years’ PQE. Previous experience of construction and/or property law, construction insurance litigation or commercial construction is essential to this role.

Construction Litigation – Glasgow/Edinburgh (Assignment 13889) 

This established firm is currently recruiting a Solicitor to join its Construction Litigation Team in either Edinburgh or Glasgow.  This is a high-profile team who specialise in risk and construction disputes.  You will be responsible for advising contractors, developers and construction experts on building and infrastructure projects.

The ideal candidate should have between 2 – 8 years’ PQE and be keen to pursue their career in this area.  Previous construction litigation experience would be an advantage.

Non-Contentious Construction – Edinburgh/Glasgow (Assignment 15894) 

Due to continued client growth, this new style, independent law firm is currently seeking a Lawyer to join its Non-Contentious Construction Team in either its Edinburgh or Glasgow office. The team is responsible for providing advice to clients in both the private and public sectors on numerous non-contentious matters in the fields of energy, health, real estate, and education.

The successful candidate can expect to provide professional advice on construction contracts including the drafting and negotiation of SBCC/JCT Building Contracts, NEC Engineering and Construction Contracts. You will also be involved in subcontracts, collateral warranties, bonds and guarantees and professional team’s appointments.

To be considered for this position, you will possess a minimum of 2 years’ PQE with previous experience of non-contentious construction. A good understanding of construction contracts is desirable, and significant experience of the NEC3 / NEC4 forms of contract would be advantageous.

If any of the above positions are of interest or to discuss property opportunities more generally, please get in touch with Frasia, Cameron, Teddie or Stephanie for an initial and confidential discussion.

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