Senior Contracts Advisor

Recruiter
TP Bennett
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £65,000
Posted
08 Aug 2018
Closes
08 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title:         Senior Contracts Advisor 

Job Description

To be a key part of the small Legal Team, and be responsible for:

  1. Taking a proactive and leading role in reviewing and negotiating architects’ professional appointments and related contracts, particularly from the architectural services point of view, but also considering:
  2. Both liability and commercial aspects; and
  3. The requirements of the practice’s insurers;
  • Advising internally on matters in connection with our professional appointments and promoting good practice;
  • Communicating with clients, insurers and outside counsel; and
  • Assisting with claims and potential claims against the practice in conjunction with insurers and outside counsel.

Prerequisites

  1. Very substantial experience as an architect;
  2. Substantial experience of reviewing and negotiating architectural appointments and related contracts such as non-disclosure agreements, sub-consultants’ appointments, collateral warranties and novation agreements;
  3. A precise and convincing style of written English;
  4. A talent for communicating with clients and clients’ lawyers in a friendly and constructive manner, at the same time being firm and persuasive in negotiating favourable terms;
  5. The ability to explain legal issues in layman’s terms; and
  6. A flexible approach whilst promoting the practice’s legal and commercial interests internally, at all times being an integral part of the tp bennett team.