Capsticks is a leading provider of legal services to
the health, social care, housing and emergency services sectors, as
well as in the field of professional discipline. The firm has a
turnover of c£47m and around 550 staff - including 400 fee earners -
across 5 offices nationally. We act for a wide range of long
standing clients in both the public and private sector, including
all forms of NHS organisations, governmental and regulatory bodies,
registered providers, insurers, police, fire and rescue services,
independent health and social care providers, charities and GP practices.
Further details about the firm and the type of work
carried out can be found on our website at www.capsticks.com.
The firm’s national projects and regeneration team
carries out a full range of commercial property work including
development and construction work for its health, social care and
housing clients from across the voluntary, public and private
sectors. This includes major hospital and housing developments. The
team also advises on energy infrastructure projects.
We are now seeking a non-contentious construction
lawyer (3+ years PQE) to join our busy national team. The successful
candidate will undertake a wide range of high quality and complex
work for both public sector and independent sector clients including
health and energy sector clients.
The successful candidate will be a commercially minded
solicitor who can work very closely with clients, provide first
class practical advice and who istechnically proficient in
non-contentious construction work.The team is appointed to act on
some of the largest NHS construction projects and requires
additional solicitors to add to the team.
The role will involve responsibility for your own
caseload as well as working closely with the Partners and Solicitors
of both the Real Estate and Housing teams on business development
opportunities. A genuine interest in growing business from existing
clients as well as targeting and attracting new clients is therefore
very important. We don’t believe in standing still so all our team
are encouraged to getout there, raise their profile and network in
order to help grow the department and promote their career prospects.
Candidates will be expected to be able to demonstrate
at interview that they have:
Experience of JCT and NEC forms of contract;
excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
excellent commercial awareness;
excellent organisation and time management skills;
the ability and willingness to work flexibly and autonomously;
a hard working attitude;
a resilient nature; and
a team orientated mindset
Experience in NHS infrastructure projects and/or energy
infrastructure projects would be an advantage. We are committed to
recruiting the best people to maintain our market leading position
and solicitors of most interest to us are those who have the ability
to actively develop client relationships and deliver clear, focused
and practical advice. In return, the firm prides itself on being
able to offer top quality work, excellent career prospects and a
healthy work life balance in a supportive working environment.
Capsticks is an equal opportunities employer
Capsticks is committed to providing equal opportunities
for all and to encouraging diversity through recruitment.
Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and
decisions to progress will be made with reference to entirely
objective criteria only.
Capsticks is an agile firm and is open to conversations
about flexible working.
In 2020 Capsticks achieved a 1 star accreditation from
Best Companies, the specialists whose recognition programme is the
standard for workplace engagement. The Best Companies accreditation
is really important to Capsticks as it focuses on the trust and
value we place in our people, their wellbeing and their careers.