Job DescriptionTRANSACTIONAL (NON-CONTENTIOUS) CONSTRUCTION LAWYER - 4YRS + - LEEDS Brief We are currently looking to recruit a talented transactional (non-contentious) construction lawyer to join our Projects team in our Leeds office. The nature of the structure of the construction lawyers within the Projects team nationally means that we can be flexible on PQE, and finding good quality candidates is more important than a particular level of PQE. We are however looking for candidates with good construction experience so candidates should be a minimum of 4 years+ PQE . The Candidate Required The successful candidate will have a strong grounding in transactional (non-contentious construction work in the energy, infrastructure and/or property related sectors. They will ideally have gained experience in a City firm or a strong commercial regional practice. Candidates must be technically excellent but, equally important, commercially aware and enthusiastic about business development. They will be a team player with a strong client-focussed approach. They will also have a strong academic background and excellent communication and organisational skills. Background to the Projects team We are a tier 1 practice with an unrivalled reputation in acting for employers, developers, funders, project companies, contractors, consultants and insurers. We act for over half of the UK's top 50 contractors, a large number of the top contractors worldwide and an impressive range of private and public sector clients. Our transactional construction lawyers act across the sectors including energy (nuclear, renewables, conventional and oil and gas), infrastructure, real estate, waste, education, transport and health. The Opportunity * The very best national and international construction work. * Early responsibility and opportunities to develop client relationships. * Genuine long-term career prospects supported through our "best in class" training and our Academy personal development programmes. About the Firm Pinsent Masons is the 25th largest law firm in the world, with over 3,400 staff and 25 international offices throughout the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. We have a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality legal advice rooted in a deep understanding of the sectors and geographies in which our clients operate. Our global reach ensures that we are well-placed to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional matters across a full range of legal disciplines. Awards Pinsent Masons has achieved more tier 1 rankings in The Legal 500 UK guide than any other firm, won the Law Firm of the Year 2019 by The Lawyer , Legal Business and "Law Firm of the Year Award 2018 - The Lawyer" and is recognised among the most innovative law firms in Europe by the Financial Times. The firm has significant international credentials in the financial services, global energy, infrastructure, real estate, and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors. Services provided across these sectors include asset management and investment funds, corporate and M&A, commercial, competition, litigation and arbitration, banking, restructuring, insurance, regulatory, construction, projects, pensions, property, planning and environmental, procurement, outsourcing, employment, share plans and incentives, technology and tax advice. We were awarded Law Firm of the Year 2019 by The Lawyer , Legal Business, Law Firm of the Year 2018 by The Lawyer , No 1 on the UK Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 2019 and we are recognised amongst the most innovative law firms in Europe by the Financial Times. The firm also won Energy and Infrastructure Team of the year at the Legal Business Awards in 2019 and 2018, along with the Energy and Infrastructure teams of the year at the British Legal awards in 2018. These were preceded by Pinsent Masons winning the Construction Law Firm of the year for the 12th consecutive year in the Who's Who Legal Awards in 2018. Pinsent Masons stands out in particular for its innovative approach to service delivery. For example, the firm operates a hub of freelance lawyers, called Vario. In 2017, Pinsent Masons has acquired a global Diversity and Inclusion consultancy, Brook Graham which further enhances the firm's innovative and market leading offering. Pinsent Masons operates an agile working scheme, which offers staff flexibility in terms of where they work. For more details, please contact our in house Lateral Recruitment Advisor Dafydd Roberts who can discuss the role and requirements. #Li-Lawyer

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