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Associate - Contentious Construction

  • GBP£85,000.00 - GBP£100,000.00
  • City of London, London
  • Permanent

Are you a talented Contentious Construction Associate with 0-2 years PQE, looking to join a large, progressive Construction department? Progress your legal career in this Top 40 international law firm, renowned for their unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and a dynamic approach to law.

The Firm:
This Top 40 London law firm is a pioneer in the legal industry, dealing with the highest quality of work while providing employees with the opportunity to truly make a difference without simply being a small cog in a big machine.

It is common for Associates and Partners to be working side by side and fee earners of all levels have the opportunity to be involved with business development.

You will find a creative, supportive, dynamic, forward-thinking, and progressive culture. They invest heavily in their staff, with industry-leading training and a natural platform for progression.

With a broad range of international offices across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, there are many global on top of their UK client base.

The firm offers a flexible approach to hybrid working, for all staff.

The Role:
This is a stand out opportunity for a Contentious Construction Associate to join this top 40 City of London law firm.

You will work across a range of contentious and non-contentious work streams, with a focus on the contentious work space. Your experience should be in work relating to both UK adjudications and Tech and Construction Court Litigation.

Within this role you will have a range of responsibilities, including; assisting with drafting construction contracts, negotiating construction contracts with contractors, keeping regular communication with the relevant consultants in order to complete the documents in a timely fashion, and project managing large volumes of contracts.

You will be working Clients across a range of business sectors with an emphasis on real estate developers, housebuilders, property investment companies, contractors, sub-contractors, and major engineering consultancies.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A qualified solicitor (UK qualification) with 0-2 years of PQE.
  • You will have good organisational skills.
  • You will have enthusiasm for intellectually challenging work.


  • 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.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Construction Associate with 0-2 years PQE, 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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