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Contentious Construction Partner

  • £85000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Greater Manchester
  • Permanent

Contentious Construction Partner l Top 100 Firm l Manchester

The firm:

This Top 100 firm differentiates itself from the market through its industry-led strategy of delivering legal services. Their lawyers use their deep understanding of the sectors they work in to improve client outcomes in a real and tangible way.

Key practice areas of strength include real estate, social housing, construction, sport, renewable energy, agriculture and private wealth services.

The firm receives consistent praise for its culture within, recognised by staff for the flexibility on offer which allows people to find their own harmonious balance between home life and work life.

There's continual dialogue from the top to bottom and vice versa through different channels like their social scene, staff surveys and training programs to make sure that new and improved processes can be implemented for people to benefit from.

The role:

This is a rare opportunity for a talented Contentious Construction Partner who is looking to be a senior figure within a well-respected and highly-ranked practice, to be based in Manchester

As a Partner, this hire will be looked upon to provide strategic legal guidance and expertise to clients in the construction industry. You will work with a diverse range of clients, including developers, contractors, architects, and consultants, helping them navigate complex construction disputes and risk management.

You'll have the benefit of a national network of lawyers to utilise to service work where needed, whilst also being given resources and investment to grow your own regional team based in the North West. There's also lots of support when it comes to business development and networking so that you are properly resourced when attracting and winning work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and grow the contentious construction practice within the firm
  • Provide expert legal advice on all aspects of non-contentious construction law, including contract negotiation, procurement, risk management, and project delivery
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships, offering tailored solutions to meet their specific needs
  • Collaborate with other practice areas within the firm to provide comprehensive legal support to clients
  • Mentor and manage junior lawyers and support staff
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and regulations to provide proactive legal guidance

If this has piqued your interest and you would like to find out more, feel free to contact me on 0161 240 3763 or to arrange a private and confidential chat in the first instance.

Ralph Dowds Recruitment Consultant- North-West

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