CONSTRUCTION FOCUS

LOOKING FOR CONSTRUCTION SPECIALISTS…

At Frasia Wright Associates we are currently handling a range of challenging and exciting construction opportunities and are seeing an increase in demand for construction specialists within 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:

Contentious Construction Solicitor – Edinburgh                              

Our client is currently recruiting an experience Solicitor to join its Construction and Engineering Team in Edinburgh.  The team advises on a range of high-profile and complex construction matters including contentious claims and insurance disputes across a range of formal dispute proceedings including mediation, adjudication, litigation and arbitration.

To be considered for this position you should have at least 2 years’ PQE and previous construction and litigation experience.  You should also have experience of representing clients in the Court of Session and the Sheriff Court. (Assignment 14333)

Construction and Engineering Senior Solicitor/Senior Associate – Edinburgh

This award-winning Energy and Infrastructure team in currently recruiting an Associate and a Senior Associate. Candidates applying for the associate role should be 4+ years PQE and candidates applying for the more senior role should be 5+ years PQE level.  This role involves working on complex and innovative projects throughout the UK.  You will work along side the projects, real estate, finance and corporate lawyers to enable complex construction, redevelopment and infrastructure projects to come to completion.

To be considered for this position you should have previous construction and engineering experience. (Assignment 13949)

Construction & Projects Solicitor – Edinburgh/Glasgow                                              

We are currently working on a position within this leading Scottish law firm. The firm is seeking a qualified Solicitor to join its Construction & Projects Renewables team based in either Edinburgh or Glasgow. The ideal candidate will be NQ – 2 years PQE level and have experience of construction, projects, and transactional contract work. Early 2023 qualifiers will also be considered. The role will cover a wide range of energy and renewables work including:

  • Balance of Plant (civil and electrical contracts)
  • Operation & Maintenance contracts
  • Engineering procurement contracts including the use of standard form such as FIDC and MF1
  • Project Finance contracts
  • Turbine Supply Agreements.

You should also have a genuine interest in the construction/energy sector and a willingness to participate in business development. Our client is open to lawyers coming from commercial areas for this role – commercial contracts or corporate. Support will be given to the successful candidate based on their level of experience. (Assignment 14442)

In-house Commercial Contracts – Edinburgh

We are delighted to have been exclusively instructed on this in-house legal role with a renewable energy organisation based in Edinburgh.  The organisation is seeking a commercial contracts lawyer to join its busy team who focuses on offshore windfarms.

The ideal candidate will be in the NQ-4 years’ PQE bracket and have an enthusiasm and desire to work in a busy in-house commercial role.  This organisation already has an established legal team in place and so there will be the opportunity to work autonomously but with the support of the wider team.  The role will have a particular focus on commercial contract work but the Hiring Manager is flexible on the type of experience candidates will have obtained up until now.  Candidates with experience in areas such as corporate, projects, construction, renewable energy, real estate and oil and gas amongst others will be considered for this role.  A commercial litigation background could also be beneficial, and in particular, candidates with contentious construction experience would be well received.

This is an excellent opportunity for a junior level lawyer to join a thriving in-house legal team within a growing organisation. Salary is highly competitive as well as market leading benefits.  A hybrid working arrangement is available as well. (Assignment 14236)

In-house Legal Counsel – Glasgow

This leading renewable energy company is seeking to appoint a Legal Counsel.  This is an interesting and varied role where you will support the engineering, procurement and construction team.  You will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and reviewing asset management agreements, procurement, service and supply contracts, project sales and M&A.

To be considered for this position you should between 3 – 10 years’ PQE, and commercial contracts experience.  You should also have a genuine interest in the renewable energy sector.

Although this role is Glasgow based the organisation has a hybrid working model and is open to hearing from candidates who wish to work remotely, although travel to their offices would be required every so often.  A 4 day working week would also be considered. (Assignment 14388)

Transactional Construction Lawyer – Edinburgh or Glasgow                                     

This global law firm is recruiting a solicitor with a strong background in transactional construction work to join its team. The role will focus on non-contentious work.  This team act for a wide range of clients across construction, energy and projects sectors.

The ideal candidate will be at the 2-6 years’ PQE level with experience in infrastructure and energy related transactional (non-contentious) construction work. Candidates with general transactional construction experience and a general interest to pursue their career in this area would be considered. Candidates with contentious construction experience would also be considered.

A 4 day week would be considered for this position. (Assignment 12307)

Senior Solicitor/Associate, Non-Contentious Construction – Edinburgh/Glasgow             

Exciting opportunity for a Senior Solicitor/Associate to join this successful law firm within its construction team.  You will deal with the construction aspects of major property developments, you will also handle development agreements, building contracts, significant infrastructure and defence projects and advise on energy projects.

To be considered for this role you must have at least 3 years PQE and are able to demonstrate the appropriate range of legal knowledge and generate and implement new ideas in specialist areas. Previous experience in construction is essential. (Assignment 14298)

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.

frasia@frasiawright.com    https://uk.linkedin.com/in/frasia-wright-6bbabba

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teddie@frasiawright.com   https://uk.linkedin.com/in/teddie-wright-7b017ab7

stephanie@frasiawright.com  https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanie-togneri-alexander-4aa35738/

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