Contractual Advisor

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1420241

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Contractual Advisor based in Newtownabbey.

Contractual Advisor

McLaughlin & Harvey are one of the leading Building and Civil Engineering Contractors operating throughout the UK and Ireland.

We are seeking to recruit a Contractual Advisor to join the team.


Our contractual advisory team is an integral part of our business.  The core role is to provide advice and guidance to our overall construction team to help deliver our projects to the standard expected from one of the leading Contractors in the UK and Ireland. 

The role is exciting and varied.  It ranges from reviewing and negotiating complex contract amendments, aiding in contract administration, assessing and commenting on commercial risks and general contractual matters.

Day to day duties include: 

  • Reviewing and negotiating main contract amendments;
  • Generating subcontract documents;
  • Assisting the commercial team with the negotiation of large sub-contract packages;
  • Delivering advice on how the contract/subcontract operates;
  • Provide ad hoc support on contractual matters;
  • Prepare and deliver training seminars on standard forms and amended contracts;
  • Support in dispute resolution and claim matters.



  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent, in law or a construction related field such as QS, Civil Engineering, Project Management. 
  • An in-depth working knowledge of the NEC and JCT suite of contracts


  • A qualification in construction law, ICE LCMC or similar would be of benefit.


  • This opportunity would be best suited to an applicant currently working within the construction sector.  Although, applications from recently graduated students are also welcomed.

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