October 19, 2020 Fionntan Gamble

Construction Lawyer, Dublin

Construction lawyer


In House

€85,000-€110,000 plus benefits

Your new firm

We are recruiting a talented and experienced Construction Lawyer on behalf of our client, a boutique, specialist procurement and construction law firm based in Dublin.

As the newest member of the construction team at this top firm, you will assist the team in providing a specialised service with breadth and depth of expertise across a range of industry sectors.

The team are renowned for being very proactive and commercially astute, endeavouring to provide quality advice quickly and cost-effectively to their clients. They are also recognised by the legal profession for providing outstanding training and CPD seminars on contractual matters within the construction industry.

Their construction lawyers regularly advise on the largest and most complex projects undertaken across the island of Ireland. The team can advise on the entire project delivery process from bid preparation to completion. In addition, they regularly provide advice on standard forms of contract including the JCT, NEC and FIDIC forms. Working in several jurisdictions means they can provide a seamless and fully integrated all-island service to local, national and international client base.

Clients include public and private end-users, developers, funders, investors, contractors, subcontractors, designers, and other professional consultants, engineers, architects etc.

The Candidate

We are currently seeking a talented construction lawyer (5+ years pqe ideally but <PQE >PQE considered) to join our team in Dublin with a focus on construction, Procurement and contract negotiation. Candidates must be technically excellent but, equally important, commercially aware with an ability to practically problem solve and see the bigger picture.

  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Resourceful, self-educating and self-motivating
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Highly motivated team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to organise, prioritise, meet deadlines and handle a busy and varied caseload

You will ideally have worked in either an in house construction focused role or will have been trained in a top tier commercial team with a focus on a construction caseload of contentious and non-contentious matters.

The Opportunity

The team you will be joining deals with all construction-related issues, both transactional (non-contentious) including drafting agreements and standard terms and conditions contract reviews and negotiation) and also contentious (including claims preparation, negotiation, adjudication, mediation and all types of ADR) aimed at providing clients with focused advice for containing/resolving problems across a range of projects.

This role offers genuine long-term career prospects supported through our client’s excellent training and personal development programmes and a fantastic remuneration package.

What should I do now?

Send your CV in confidence to our principal consultant Fionntán Gamble who will contact you to discuss full details. Alternatively, call on 07982 608 069 to register your interest directly.

Job Category: In House Legal
Job Type: Permanent Full-time
Job Location: Dublin
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