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Project Lawyer – Commercial Services

Salary: £negotiable

Job Ref: 7970

Location: Berkshire

Contact Name: Reg Payne

Contact Tel: 01252 761444

Contact Email: regpayne@ptplegal.co.uk

Due to continuing growth, our client requires a permanent full time solicitor.

Our client is currently instructed on a number of high value and complex projects.  The new solicitor will therefore assist the Partners in the Commercial team on a range of commercial projects transactions with a particular focus on public private partnerships.  Experience of public private partnerships, including PFI or related models, outsourcing or project-finance transaction is desirable but not essential.

The team has a wide variety of work for both private sector and public sector clients across a range of sectors including health, education, local government and IT.  A knowledge of one or more of these sectors is desirable but not essential.

The person specification

  • Between 2-4 years PQE gained in a transactional role;
  • A background in projects, outsourcing, corporate, construction or finance related work or any other large-scale transactional work;
  • Experience of running transactions or key aspects of large transactions from start to finish;
  • Good inter-personal skills including the ability to interact not only with clients but other professional advisers including financial consultants and other project parties such as counterparties, sub-contractors or funders
  • An excellent understanding of contract law;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to translate complex issues into language that clients can easily understand;
  • The ability to apply or adapt contractual principles to new contractual models and structures; and
  • The ability to identify issues relating to a transaction as a whole rather than dealing with matters in isolation and to suggest solutions.
  • Confident and personable
  • Exceptional self-motivation
  • A team player