NQ/Associate in Construction

  • Cambridge
  • Post Date: May 6, 2020
  • Apply Before: May 31, 2020
  • EDUCATION LEVEL Undergraduate degree (or equivalent)
Job Description

Our people regularly deal with large-scale matters involving multiple jurisdictions for multi-nationals through our award winning and groundbreaking approach to project management. We are lawyers who think strategically as well as legally, and provide our dispute managers with the resources they need to use their skills to the fullest. Eversheds Sutherland construction lawyers are acknowledged experts when it comes to large scale projects and disputes avoidance and management. We utilise the experience and commercial expertise of our people to ensure deals are delivered on time and problems resolved in a straightforward and commercial manner. Acting for governments, public bodies, multinational and major national corporations and international contractors, the matters we deal with are often leading edge and highly significant. As part of one of the largest teams of its kind in the world, our people have the support they need to deliver excellence.

Key responsibilities:

As an integral part of our Construction team you will provide support on a wide variety of transactions. The focus of the team is major infrastructure and development projects, but also includes a wide range of national and international clients.

Skills and experience:

You will possess strong technical skills and excellent academic qualifications. In addition you will be able to demonstrate exceptional organisation skills as well as your high attention to detail. Ideally we need someone with Construction experience. You must also have good team and communication skills and be able to provide a first rate client service both internally and externally.

Key competencies:

The key competencies required are the ability to build rapport with clients, the ability to explain the law clearly and concisely, to be able to understand complex legal arguments and subtle interpretation differences, to follow procedures and be highly organised especially regarding key dates and to be willing to be involved in business development and training. You should be a team player, client focused and a good communicator with a strong practical approach to your workload. A commitment of delivering quality service is essential, as is the ability to juggle the demands of a heavy workload. We’re a modern, progressive law firm. We think differently and we’ve built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through. At Eversheds Sutherland, we believe that innovation comes from a culture of genuine equality and diversity and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post. Eversheds Sutherland endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Eversheds operates within a preferred supplier list.

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