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People grow with us and we grow with them. We are committed to opening up the profession of architecture to a world of talent and developing long-term RSHP careers.

Legal Advisor

RSHP is an international architectural practice who has designed some of world’s most iconic buildings. Our portfolio of projects ranges from the renowned Lloyd’s of London building, a new distillery and visitor centre for The Macallan in Speyside, to The Leadenhall Building, an office tower which is home to the practice’s studio. Currently, we are working on a range of high-profile projects, including our first residential project in New York; an E-Sports arena outside Paris; a new distillery for Horse Soldier Bourbon in the United States, as well as innovative net zero housing using modern methods of construction in the UK.

We are looking for a Legal Advisor with previous experience or a qualified solicitor, with construction industry experience.

RSHP Legal and Commercial Arrangements

RSHP Legal and Commercial activities are overseen by Commercial Partners with the day-to-day management and coordination undertaken by a Senior Legal Advisor and an Associate Partner/Company Secretary.

RSHP retain the ‘Virtual In-House Counsel’ services of a London based legal firm and instruct external lawyers / QCs on specialist and international advice / claims / litigation as required.

Overview of the Role

We require a competent legal advisor with previous experience or a qualified solicitor with construction industry knowledge, with experience in English contract law and in the drafting of contracts to join the Legal Team and assist the team and the Partners in reviewing and drafting architectural and sub-consultant’s appointments as well as providing support on other legal matters.

Assisting the Partners and Legal Team on various legal aspects of operations with particular responsibility for drafting and reviewing the Practice’s architectural appointments and sub-consultant appointments. The right candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the progress of high-profile architectural projects around the world.

Role will include maintaining up to date legal templates of contracts, letters, frameworks to reflect applicable commercial practice and current market position and regional context.

Excellent communication skills and an ability to work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential.

There is scope for the role to expand as the candidate’s knowledge of the practice and of the working culture evolves.

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft contracts / maintain template letters and contracts / maintain standard clauses
  • Undertake initial review of contracts received and report to the Partners and Legal Team
  • Assist in contract negotiations
  • Assist the commercial Partners and Legal Team as part of overall commercial risk management of practice
  • Support the Legal Team in drafting and maintaining templates of commercial sub-consultants’ appointments
  • Assist the Legal Team to draft text on matters with legal implications
  • Together with the Legal Team, advise architects on contract-related issues as they arise on their projects and provide drafting as necessary
  • Assist the Legal Team with CDM regulations and site safety matters
  • Maintain schedules of sub-consultants / collateral warranties / framework agreements
  • Liaise with Accounts on invoicing / debtors
  • Assist the Legal Team and Partners in assessing the legal implications of working in jurisdictions around the world

Hours: 0930 – 1800 Monday to Friday

Salary: Competitive salary according to experience

Benefits: RSHP offers a great benefits package including health care, profit share, a generous holiday allowance and a company weekend retreat available to all staff.

If you think this role is for you, please apply by sending a covering letter with your CV to HR@rsh-p.com

This description reflects the core activities of the role but is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties within the group/department may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. This job description will be reviewed regularly and where necessary revised in accordance with organisational needs. Any major changes will be discussed with the post holder.

Application deadline: Sunday 17 July 2022

RSHP is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Senior 3D Visualiser

RSHP is looking for a Senior 3D Visualiser to join our London office.

RSHP is an award-winning international architectural practice headquartered in the City of London. We work on a variety of exciting projects ranging from small, innovative housing developments through to very large-scale international infrastructure projects.

The Role

Working with the Head of Visual Communications you will support the architectural design teams to generate designs, develop and produce concepts and graphics to communicate projects to clients through designs and presentations.

Main Responsibilities

  • Create digital 2D/3D images for the different stages of our projects
  • Create digital 3D animation
  • Create 360/VR images
  • Create 2D/3D diagrams for competitions where required
  • Assist in the day-to-day running of the studio’s projects, in close collaboration with the Project Architect/Team Coordinator.
  • To utilise strong artistic and project management skills to take on multiple projects as required, from the receiving of information through to completion, in collaboration Project Architect/Team Coordinator.
  • Creating realistic materials in order to enhance the architecture and setting up a natural lighting.
  • Taking that final step to make the view/environment come together in order to achieve an high result and being responsible for post-production of digital images to enhance and colour grade
  • To interpret and understand architectural documents, plans and drafts, such as floor plans, elevations and sections.
  • To create bespoke 3D-models as requested
  • Conception and creation of appealing interior and exterior designs.
  • Setting up of cameras and point of views for photographic composition.
  • Ensure all files and folders are stored and/or referenced according to our standards.
  • Convert 3D data designed by the teams into 3D Max files for visualisation purposes
  • Site photography for the production of CGI and photo matches
  • Collaborate with the CAD and graphic design teams in order to develop standards and assisting in the production of presentation materials and competition submissions
  • Testing new software/plugins on the market related to CGI

Skills and Qualities

  • A keen eye with incredible attention to detail, colour, lighting, composition and design.
  • Reliable, highly self-motivated, organised, able to effectively prioritise and manage your time, both as part of the team and on your own.
  • A creative curiosity for new technologies and follow industry trends which have the potential to become game changers for the architectural industry.
  • Happy to share ideas and concepts with the rest of the team and enjoy working in an open studio environment.
  • An excellent communicator with good verbal and written English skills.

How to apply

Please submit your CV, your portfolio and a covering letter in PDF format to viz-recruitment@rsh-p.com.

We welcome links to personal websites or other online portfolios.

Alternatively, you can post your application to:

Luca D’Amico
RSHP
The Leadenhall Building
122 Leadenhall Street
London
EC3V 4AB

Please include in your portfolio selected relevant examples of your best work, which should include architectural renderings and animations. We would encourage you to also include any personal work or projects you are especially proud of – we love to see what inspires people and what else you might bring to our team!

In addition to a highly competitive salary for the right candidate, RSHP offers one of the best employee benefits packages in the industry, including 25 days of annual leave in addition to bank holidays and Christmas time off, comprehensive annual health checks, private medical insurance and a profit sharing scheme, amongst many others.

Closing date for applications:

Sunday 24 July 2022
No agencies please.

Year Out Placements

RSHP offers year out placements for students who have finished their third year at university. The students are assigned individual mentors and have the chance to work in various areas within the office.

The first three weeks in the office include a training period in the Digital Resources team and induction to the procedures of the office. Students then start working with one of the architectural teams. Throughout the year, students learn about the various functions of the office. Applicants for year out placements should send a CV and some work samples showing a range of skills and abilities from freehand sketching to computer work. All applications should contain some material from the final degree project.

Please note that while we welcome receiving CVs, portfolios and job applications through the post or via hand delivery, we will not accept or respond to CVs and applications sent via email.

Please address all applications to:
The Recruitment Team
RSHP
The Leadenhall Building
122 Leadenhall Street
London
EC3V 4AB

 

Summer Placements

RSHP offers summer placement positions for the academic vacation period between June and September. They are for students studying architecture who are between 4th and 5th year at university.

Applicants for summer placements should send a CV and some work samples showing a range of skills and abilities from freehand sketching to computer work. All applications should contain some material from the final degree project and 4th year.

Please note that while we welcome receiving CVs, portfolios and job applications through the post or via hand delivery, we will not accept or respond to CVs and applications sent via email.

Please address all applications to:
The Recruitment Team
RSHP
The Leadenhall Building
122 Leadenhall Street
London
EC3V 4AB

 

Work Experience

Our work experience programme runs during July and August. Students aged 14-18 years can apply to spend a week with the practice where they will be given a specific brief to work to and gain an understanding of the various stages of the design process. The final product is a model and coloured sketches.

All places for work experience in Summer 2022 are now taken.

To apply for Summer 2023 please submit a CV and cover letter to workexp@rsh-p.com after 1st November 2022. We regret that we cannot accept any applications submitted before this date.

 

Employee Benefits

RSHP are the industry leaders for employee benefits within architecture.

Office Weekend Trips

Every year, all staff are taken on an annual weekend trip. Previous trips have included Washington D.C., to view 300 New Jersey Avenue, as well as a weekend of glamping, fishing and fun on Osea Island in Essex.

BUPA Health check

Considered as a “Health M.O.T.”, this thorough health check would cost an individual anything up to £500 but the practice pay for this for all UK staff once a year.

Charitable Distribution

A percentage of all profits are donated to charitable causes every year. Each partner and employee directs their share of the charitable distribution to a charity of their own choice. Over the years, substantial sums of money have been paid to charitable causes.

Group Life Assurance

This death-in-service insurance policy pays out three times an employee’s annual salary in a lump sum. This is typically the type of policy that individuals would be expected to pay for themselves when applying for a mortgage or other large loan.

Group Income Protection Scheme

This is an exceptional benefit. Paying out 80% of salary to the employee should they become sick long term. Only 8% of UK employers currently provide this and it is typically expected when applying for a mortgage or other large loan.

Holly Frindle

RSHP bought and restored the Berthold Lubetkin designed house “Holly Frindle” in Whipsnade, UK. All employees are free to use the house and grounds every weekend for parties or just to relax and unwind.

Maternity and Paternity Leave

The Partnership operates a maternity and paternity pay scheme which is more favourable than the statutory minimums.

Private Healthcare

After six months service all employees are eligible for private healthcare.

Profit Share

After two and a half years with the practice, employees are eligible for a generous profit share in the financial successes of RSHP.