Construction & Engineering Partner


About Conexus Law

Conexus Law is a rapidly growing boutique law firm advising clients operating at the intersection of the built environment, technology and people. We are now ready to launch our next growth phase and are recruiting a non-contentious Construction and Engineering partner to support accelerated growth of our practice.

This is an exciting time to join a unique firm and play a pivotal role in its global growth and development. Our legal team uses leading edge technology so that our team can work in locations throughout the UK (and indeed, the US).

For more on Conexus Law, our firm, our values and our culture, please see the accompanying Careers Brochure.

Our Vision

To build a law firm that enables talented and passionate people to achieve an exciting common vision, supporting them to build their careers and to do their best work, in a fun and inclusive environment.

To help our clients unlock innovation in the built environment and the digital world by providing creative legal and commercial advice in order to benefit our clients, our communities and the wider world.

The Role

From day one you will take on day-to-day responsibility for providing exceptional, commercial and creative construction and engineering advice to the firm’s existing global client base. These include sports franchises and some of the world’s largest data centre providers. Conexus’ construction and engineering team are working on live projects in Israel, Spain, Canada, Netherlands, Iceland and the UK and have recently completed matters in the UK, Netherlands, France, Israel, India, Japan, Italy, Spain, Germany and Iceland.

With growth as a strategic objective, you will be expected to contribute to the financial and reputational growth of the firm’s construction and engineering practice including integrating portable business from your current role and/or network. You will be given full support from our marketing director to achieve this.

You will work directly with our managing partner while supervising, and recruiting additional members to, a team of associates and consultants. We are open to you introducing current or former colleagues.

In line with Conexus Law’s innovative approach to supporting clients with cutting edge sector and legal advice, you will also join the team developing and delivering new product and service lines.

Who are you?

Ambitious and self-motivated, you will be able to operate independently, as a team leader and as part of a team. You will have an interest in the ‘bigger picture’ at a business and global level. By way of career background, you will be:

  • 7+ years PQE with at least 3 years at a top 50 UK firm, or smaller firm ranked in Legal 500/Chambers for construction and engineering.
  • Currently or recently in private practice as senior associate, of counsel, director, partner or equivalent.
  • Experienced in some or all of the following in the last 2 years:
    • JCT Contracts;
    • NEC4 Contracts;
    • FIDIC Contracts;
    • Development Agreements;
    • EPC Contracts;
    • Energy and/or Infrastructure contracts;
    • Sports and/or Leisure projects; and
    • BuildTech
  • Track record in excellent client, matter, financial and people
  • A commercial, entrepreneurial outlook to the delivery of legal advice using cutting-edge technology, flexible virtual teams and excellent client
  • Able to operate across international time zones, including joining client meetings at non-GMT times.

You can be based anywhere in the UK because our hybrid model and use of technology means you are not required to work in a fixed office (although you will need to be available in person for client and selected meetings).

A competitive compensation and benefits package are on offer, dependent upon experience, and equity can be discussed.

What next?

Please send your details, and request any further information, in confidence to [email protected]