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Contentious Construction Associate

  • GBP£64,000.00 - GBP£72,000.00
  • Cardiff
  • Permanent

Contentious Construction Associate 1-4 years PQE or CILEX l Top 50 Firm l Cardiff

The firm:

This transatlantic firm has a major international presence with offices in a wide reach of countries, with particular strength in European, Asian and Middle Eastern markets.

The driving force behind this firm is quality, and the senior partnership continues to make significant investments in training, infrastructure and resources to ensure that they have the best lawyers representing clients.

They have an impressive client roster that features heavily in the FTSE 100, US Fortune 100 and FTSE mid-250. They act for some of the world's largest corporations and have panel membership on a range of major banks and financial institutions, providing innovative solutions to the most complex and high-profile legal problems.

The role:

Opportunity for an ambitious Contentious Construction Associate 1-4 years PQE or CILEX looking for a platform to work on some of the most high-value construction disputes available, based in Cardiff.

You will advise on a mix of disputes in the pre-action stage and in adjudication, arbitration, mediation and in court. Claims will relate to time, money and defective work/design, during and after the construction phase.

You will work very closely with the firm's transactional construction team to provide a 360 service when it comes to risk management for client projects within sectors including renewable energy, residential development, operation/maintenance/service contracts and facilities management.

The firm would be open to hearing from those who are perhaps practicing within a general commercial litigation practice at the moment, but want to specialise solely in construction disputes, alongside those who are existing specialists.

The ideal candidate:

  • Contentious Construction Associate1-4 years PQE or CILEX
  • Desire and ability to contribute to business development projects and be hands-on with clients
  • Team player who enjoys being in a collegiate atmosphere


  • Highly competitive salary package and excellent benefits
  • Outstanding training, development and knowledge programs
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading individuals and next-generation Partners

Exciting opportunity for a Contentious Construction Associate 1-4 years PQE or CILEX looking to continue their career with a well-respected firm in their Cardiff office.

Jasmine Cook Senior Recruitment Consultant- South-West

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