• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Here are some examples of what we offer:

  • 25 days’ annual leave
  • Birthday privilege day and Christmas shutdown
  • Holiday buy, sell and carryover scheme
  • 2 charity volunteering or pro bono days
  • Flexible, agile and home working
  • BUPA
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Flexible pension scheme
  • Medicash
  • Enhanced family leave policies
  • Life assurance
  • Annual travel season ticket loan
  • Dress for your day policy
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Financial contribution towards home working equipment
  • Role overview

    Introduction to the team:

    An exciting opportunity to join our construction and engineering team. These appointments underline the firm’s ongoing commitment to investing in the best people to help support growth.

    The team has been growing year-on-year and is one of largest construction and engineering teams in the North West. Now 23 strong, the team is a leading force in the property and construction sector, dealing exclusively with construction and engineering law matters, construction and engineering sector clients and clients procuring construction and engineering services.

    Leaders in their field, our dedicated team of construction and engineering lawyers have particular expertise in the transport, infrastructure, industrial, developer led residential schemes, oil and gas, healthcare, energy and renewable sectors.

    The team are recognised experts for contentious and non-contentious work with an international client base which includes developers, funders, consultants, UK and European based contractors and sub-contractors. Such a depth of expertise means a unique spread of work covering multiple jurisdictions for both project and dispute work (including international arbitrations).

    Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the preparation of contracts, appointments, warranties and related documents
  • Completing court documents
  • Proof reading and drafting documents
  • Drafting routine correspondence
  • Legal research
  • Client liaison
  • Locating documents and creating bundles
  • Assisting with bills
  • Generally assisting associates, senior associates and partners with their work load
  • Providing administrative support to all users of the service as required
  • What we are looking for

    Essential:

  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work within a team and independently
  • Ability to prioritise and plan work appropriately so that deadlines are met
  • Good attention to detail
  • Desirable:

  • Knowledge/experience of the construction industry and contract law.
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

    Hill Dickinson is committed to providing fairness and equal opportunity for all regardless of age, gender, gender identity, ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital or transgender status, nationality, religion or belief.

    We understand that our power as a firm comes from empowering our people and that it is only by encouraging and enabling individuals to be themselves at work that we can truly benefit from their rich and varied strengths.

    Hill Dickinson is an equal opportunities employer. All applications received by the firm will be considered based on their merit alone and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of background. 

    Disability Support

    We are a Disability Confident employer, which means that we will make reasonable adjustments to help you perform at your best. Please contact the HR team at hrteam@hilldickinson.com should you require any adjustments to the application or interview process.

    Values

    Trust – Respect – Innovation – Collaboration

    All successful candidates will be subject to our standard pre-employment screening, including a basic criminal record check via Disclosure and Barring Service. Any offer of employment made is conditional upon completion of all checks. 

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