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Construction Senior Associate

  • GBP£80,000.00 - GBP£93,000.00
  • Edinburgh
  • Permanent

This Top 50 Firm is seeking a proactive and knowledgeable Senior Associate (5+PQE) to join their award-winning Construction team, where you will benefit from a short pathway to Partnership with this outstanding business.

Legal 500 Tier 1 Ranked | Award Winning Firm | Exciting Next-Gen Construction Projects | Unrivalled Progression Opportunity | Industry Leading Salary/Benefits | Exceptional Culture

The Role

Working within this highly rated and Tier 1 ranked Construction team, you will engage with the full range of construction matters. With the support of an awarding-winning team of skilled and experienced colleagues, you will advise clients on some of the most cutting-edge, large-scale construction projects in the UK and abroad.

Projects include providing support to massive infrastructure developments and re-developments and having a hand in complex construction projects which will change the face of the UK for the next generation. Furthermore, you can work on exciting renewable energy projects across wind, solar, green-hydrogen, geothermal power, biomass and more.

Counted amongst the team's many notable clients are several FTSE 100 firms, as well as some of the UK's largest public bodies and numerous international clients.

The team is growing rapidly and by joining now, you will be in the position to develop market-leading expertise with a reputable team and progress quickly through the ranks of one of the most accomplished and well-regarded firm's operations today.

The Firm

A truly standout company in the UK legal landscape, this firm achieves the rare balance of performing the highest quality of work with the best clients, whilst retaining an excellent working culture and work-life balance for its staff.

This innovative Top 50 and multi-award-winning firm has expanded rapidly across the UK in recent years. In part, this is due to their focus and ability to produce results for their prestigious client base. However, it is also due to the significant focus that the management place on hiring the best legal talent, and ensuring staff flourish.

Rarely in firms operating at this level does a culture of approachability and supportiveness permeate from top to bottom. Collaboration is at the heart of the working model, and Partners willingly give up their time to train and mentor more junior team members.

Many of the lawyers have received individual recognition for their expertise, including from the Hot 100 and the Legal 500 Hall of Fame. It is a hotbed for rising stars and the ongoing professional development is a major selling point and one reason why staff stay at the business for such long durations.

Clients range from high net-worth individuals to some of the largest multinational companies operating globally. Staff are exposed to the highest quality work across a range of jurisdictions and are supported to provide an industry-leading service by some of the most highly regarded legal minds in the UK.

If you are an ambitious and motivated professional, who is seeking to work for one of the pre-eminent law firms in the country, this is a truly unparalleled opportunity. You will be able to develop a depth of expertise which could see you ascend to the top of the legal profession in your chosen practice area.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is an experienced construction lawyer with 5 years of relevant PQE
  • Can manage a varied caseload and work with a range of clients
  • Enjoys a team environment and supporting junior colleagues in their development
  • Is commercially aware and knowledgeable about the current construction law landscape

What's on offer

  • An opportunity to work for a rapidly growing, highly revered Top 50 firm
  • Exposure to top-tier clients and high-quality/high-value work
  • First-rate career development and progression opportunities
  • Award-winning culture and ingrained flexible working
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Excellent bonus structure and benefits package

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you apply now for immediate consideration, or call/email for a confidential chat.

Jules Grieve Senior Recruitment Consultant- Scotland

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