Head of Legal (Construction)

  • Location

    England

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Daniel Jackson

  • Contact email:

    TRDaxtraAdResp@thesrgroup.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/198601_1623772899

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-15

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Construction lawyer to join the UK legal team of a globally integrated real estate and investment group, responsible for projects of cultural and social significance such as: construction of the Sydney Opera House, creating the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York, and restoring and renovating historic buildings such as London's Tate Britain and National Theatre. As they continue to deliver urbanisation projects and critical infrastructure that generate social, environmental and economic value, this role will be invaluable in ensuring the Construction and wider legal teams fully support the delivery of the Europe Region strategy.

Reporting to the General Counsel (Europe), you will provide legal support on significant transactions for the European business as well as lead, develop and direct the Construction legal team in supporting the strategy and business plan for the legal function within Construction. Working closely with other internal functions, you will ensure that transactions are delivered in an efficient and effective manner as well as gaining an understanding of pipeline projects, business unit strategy and resourcing requirements.

Ideally, you will be 10+ PQE with strong post-qualification experience in a top tier law firm and/or as an in-house counsel (in a medium to large real estate business). Experience in major urban regeneration projects and/or large-scale residential and commercial development would be desirable. The ideal candidate will have strong project management and negotiation skills as well as a demonstrated leadership skillset with a desire for developing and inspiring potential in others.

This role will be hugely rewarding, providing you the opportunity to have a considerable impact on the success of the business, as long as you have the desire to lead and succeed. A great opportunity to progress your in-house legal career, if this role sounds of interest to you please get in touch ASAP.

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