Construction dispute resolution lawyer

Pinsent masons - Johannesburg
new offer (17/02/2020)

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CONSTRUCTION DISPUTE RESOLUTION LAWYER (1-4 YEARS' PQE) ? JOHANNESBURGAbout the FirmPinsent Masons is a global 100 law firm, with over 3, 400 employees and operating out of 26 locations across 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. The firm has significant international credentials in the financial services, 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, adjudication 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 aim to promote progress and change so that our business can work better for people. Pinsent Masons has embedded a range of diversity & inclusion initiatives to create an environment in which it?s people can flourish. We operate an agile working scheme, which offers staff flexibility in terms of where they work. We stand out for our innovative approach to service delivery. For example, the firm has developed a number of in-house legal technology & project management solutions, operates a hub of freelance lawyers, called Vario, and a global Diversity and Inclusion consultancy, Brook Graham. Put simply, we offer a range of professional disciplines to our clients, enabled by our people, process and technology. AwardsPinsent Masons has achieved more tier 1 rankings in The Legal 500 UK guide than any other firm, won the "Law Firm of the Year Award 2019 ? Legal Business" for the second time and is recognised among the most innovative law firms in Europe by the Financial Times. Pinsent Masons was also named Law Firm of the Year 2018 by The Lawyer, and is ranked No 1 on the UK Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 2019. Pinsent Masons have won international "Construction Law Firm of the Year" for 10 consecutive yearsBriefWe are currently looking to recruit a talented construction and engineering disputes lawyer with 1-4 years' PQE to join our Construction Advisory and Disputes team in Johannesburg. 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 and excellent communication and organisational skills. Background to the TeamConsistently ranked number 1 on a global scale for construction, energy and infrastructure with a first class team of over 170 lawyers, Pinsent Masons LLP is recognised both internationally as the leading adviser to the construction and engineering industries and for infrastructure and energy projects. We have an unrivalled reputation in acting for contractors, project companies, developers, public bodies, funders and insurers. We act for a large number of top contractors worldwide and an impressive range of private and public sector clients. Our deep understanding and close alignment to the construction sector enables us to offer an "entire project life cycle" service to our clients. Our legal services span international procurement techniques and strategies (including PFI and FIDIC) and all forms of dispute resolutionThe Opportunity The very best national and international projects work. 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. Candidate SummaryThe successful candidate should have broad ranging Construction Dispute Resolution experience and will be:
South African law qualified Technically excellent, but equally important commercially aware and enthusiastic about business development A team player with a strong client focussed approach An excellent communicator with strong organisational skills. What will we offer you?We are a market leading, dynamic and growing global team who work together to produce outstanding results for our clients. We invest in our team and have a first class training and career development programme. Our training reflects our position as a market leader in communications and sourcing. Our training will assist you to develop as a specialist with valuable sector knowledge and the ability to deliver "best of breed" services. Early responsibility and opportunities to develop client relationships. Should you require further details, please contact our in house Lateral Recruitment Advisor Karen Rawlings who can discuss the role and requirements

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