SENIOR ASSOCIATE – CONSTRUCTION LAWYER (REF #544)

Published
October 29, 2018
Location
Doha, Qatar
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Description

Bespoke Professionals is currently seeking a Senior Associate specialising in construction for a Global law firm.  The role sits in the firm’s construction team and will be based in their Doha offices. The team deals with a large variety of litigation and transaction work, including projects that are on a large scale and have a high profile within the local and international construction market.

The candidate must have the following:

  • Strong academic background and training from a recognised international firm/practice;
  • 5+ years construction experience gained at a reputable law firm with a strong reputation in the field of construction litigation and international arbitration;
  • An ability to work on both contentious and non-contentious matters is essential;
  • Regional construction experience is necessary;
  • A real interest in marketing/business development and the ability to foster long term relationships;
  • A willingness to assume responsibility and take a pro-active and commercial approach to issues;
  • An ability to work in a team and autonomously;
  • Pro-active and commercial approach; and
  • Drive, enthusiasm and flexibility.

The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • To manage a caseload of mainly contentious construction matters;
  • To assist Partners with advisory work during project construction phase;
  • To draft and negotiate a wide variety of building/ engineering contracts;
  • To provide advice on warranties, guarantees and appointment documentation;
  • To assist Partners in delegation of work to and supervision of juniors in team;
  • To work closely with clients and continually developing the aptitude to foster long term client relationships; and
  • To actively participate in practice group business development.

Advantages of the role:

  • Working on large scale, high profile projects in the local and international construction market;
  • Opportunity to actively participate in practice group business development;
  • Working with and growing relationship with clients who work in a wide range of industries;
  • Scope for personal and professional development; and
  • Competitive salary and benefits.

If you are interested and wish to discuss the role further, please send your CV to laura@bespokeprofessionals.com.

Years Of Experience

5+ Years PQE
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