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Contentious Construction Senior Associate

  • £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits
  • Bristol
  • Permanent

Contentious Construction Senior Associate 6+ years PQE l Top 100 Firm l Bristol

The firm:

This Top 100 firm is among the best in the country when it comes to healthcare, clinical negligence and local government. Headquartered in Bristol, the firm is also highly ranked in the South West for construction, employment and real estate.

On a cultural level, the key focuses for the firm centres on: community and engagement; environmental sustainability; well-being; and diversity and inclusion. These commitments are evidenced through regular events, talks and surveys that take place across all those topics and there are opportunities to get involved in pro bono and other charitable work.

Recent successes include 'Law Firm of the Year' at the Law Society Legal Awards and The Times 'Best Law Firm to Work For' in 2023. The number of females in senior roles at the firm is also a source of pride for the firm as they are keen to grow their own and promote from within.

The role:

Opportunity for an ambitious Contentious Construction Senior Associate 6+ years PQE looking for a platform to work on some of the most high-value construction disputes available, based in Bristol.

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 traditional final account/loss and expense type claims, to significant defect issues and PFI/projects disputes.

A large proportion of work will involve complex instructions involving local authorities, NHS Trusts, housing associations as well as those in the wider construction industry including developers, funders and contractors.

Aside from fee-earning and leading on transactions, they're looking for someone with an entrepreneurial mindset who can deepen existing relationships and diversify new ones. You'll also show leadership qualities and have a say in the strategic direction of the practice whilst supporting juniors with their development.

In return, you can expect the full force of the firm's backing and support with tangible progression routes to partnership for those who want it.

The ideal candidate:

  • Contentious Construction Senior Associate 6+ years PQE
  • Desire and ability to contribute to business development projects and be hands-on with clients
  • Team player who enjoys being in a collegiate atmosphere

What's on offer:

  • 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 Senior Associate 6+ years PQE looking to continue their career with a well-respected firm in their Bristol office.

Jasmine Cook Senior Recruitment Consultant- South-West

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