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Associate - Contentious Construction

  • £95000 - £110000 per annum
  • City of London, London
  • Permanent

Are you a talented Contentious Construction Associate with 2-5 years PQE, looking to join a growing, progressive Construction team? Progress your legal career in this Top 40 International law firm, renowned for our unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and a dynamic approach to law
The Firm:
This international law firm has a strong presence in the EMEA and APAC, with a longstanding reputation in its core practice areas of insurance, commercial, corporate and litigation which dates back well over a century.

The firm is particularly close to the insurance, retail, tech and media industries, and you'll see the major players in each of those sectors feature on the firm's client base.
The collegiate culture and flat organisational structure at this firm, where everyone gets along, are what solicitors adore about their jobs there. Because of the leadership team's significant investments, each of their offices has an interior that feels more like a contemporary tech company. Open plan workspaces and mixed pods enable employees of all levels, from paralegals to partners, to collaborate.
The Role:
This is a stand out opportunity for a Contentious Construction Associate to join this City of London Top 40 firm.
Within this role you will be working on;

  • Management of a caseload of construction professional indemnity claims, including coverage issues
  • Delivering high quality and timely output to clients, ensuring the highest levels of client service and alignment with agreed working practices and client service level agreements
  • Contributing to the development and improvement of the team's service, support, processes, and procedures
  • Demonstrating the values and behaviours that for which the team is known and keep it client-focused

The role largely involves defending liability claims both pre and post litigation, but the team also provide advice / representation on associated matters such as adjudication, disciplinary proceedings, arbitration and risk management.
The Ideal Candidate:

  • You will have 2-5 years PQE.
  • Enthusiasm for intellectually challenging work.
  • Excellent client relationship skills and experience in business development.


  • Market-leading salary and excellent benefits with clear and structured progression paths.
  • A flexible and friendly working environment and a supportive team culture
  • Exposure to large, high-profile UK and international issues.
  • Extensive business development support and training giving you the chance to develop client relationships from early in your career.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Construction Associate to join this Top 40 Law Firm in London.
Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Alex Rollinson at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.

Alex Rollinson Headhunter- London City

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