Legal Assistant (Construction Industry Contracts) London 2024

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We have an excellent opportunity to join our successful, fun, supportive and highly engaged team of around 900 people and growing, in an important business support role, within our Legal team. Working with our Director, Executive, Assistant and Legal Administrator, you’ll provide high quality, timely advice to your colleagues around the country, ensuring we manage contractual risks appropriately.

Your role

  • Ensuring the accuracy of contracts including but not limited to Appointments, Collateral Warranties, Letters of Reliance.
  • Ensuring the completeness of centrally held contract documentation required by the company.
  • Review contracts, appointments and other contractual documentation
  • Legal research

About you

  • Ability to work as part of a team and to work and cooperate effectively with colleagues to achieve the goals of the service.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively in oral and written forms to staff at all levels of the company and external organisations, maintaining confidentiality of information.
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Good organisational and administrative skills and ability to work on multiple tasks and ensure work is delivered on time.
  • Detail orientated
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Legally qualified, with experience of reviewing contractual terms in the construction industry. We are happy to develop your skills.

What's great about Hydrock

We are a British-owned integrated multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy of over 900 staff in 21 offices across the UK. Our driving motivation is to be a ‘Force for Good’, as it is our aim to improve the quality of people’s lives from our employees to our clients, through to the communities we work in and our planet as a whole through the work we do.

From the buildings that surround you, the roads and bridges you cross, all related to the infrastructure that we create, we aim to offer the most sustainable possibilities to shape the places, communities and society that we live in through meeting our client’s needs. Through the path we are on to delivering a green future, the result is something that everyone can be proud of.

Named as Building’s Engineering Consultant of the Year in 2023, we’re known for delivering outstanding sustainable projects for our communities, planet, and society.

Some of these projects have recently received industry accolades, including Cleveland Pools winning the Conservation and Regeneration category at the Construction Excellence South West Awards 2023; Bay Technology Centre named Commercial Project of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards 2022; YGG Tan-y-Lan picked out in the Integration and Collaborative Working category at Construction Excellence Wales Awards 2022; The Deaf Academy singled out for its Universal Design at the Civic Trust Awards 2022; and Bristol’s iconic waterfront Wapping Wharf Living sweeping up at the Bristol Property Awards.


  • Inspiring and supportive colleagues
  • Reward for progression and hard work
  • An opportunity to develop your soft skills, as well your technical skills
  • Competitive starting salary
  • Excellent health benefits 25 days of holiday (buy/sell up to five days), accrue 1 day extra every 2 years, with bonus holidays too!
  • An earlier finish on Friday (4pm!)
  • An opportunity to give back: “Day off for good cause” (on a workday)
  • A huge range of flexible benefits, including climate perks and an EV car leasing scheme
DEADLINE 21st March 2024