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Contentious Construction Solicitor

  • £55000 - £80000 per annum
  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Permanent

Contentious Construction Solicitor (2-6 PQE) | Leading Regional Firm | Legal 500-backed Team | Cambridge

Join this leading National Firm as an Associate/Senior Associate in their market-leading and supportive Construction Disputes team and take an exciting step forward in your career.

The Firm

In this modern firm that emphasises innovation, you can expect to engage with a range of premier international clients on some of the largest and highest-quality work available. The resulting mixture of incredible legal talent and exemplary clientele has resulted in this firm winning numerous high-profile awards.

In contrast to many firms of its size and reach, it offers an excellent work-life balance, and its reputation for a friendly and supportive working environment persists.

Employees receive excellent remuneration, benefits and first-rate ongoing professional development to ensure they can take ownership and progress in their careers.

If you are seeking to develop your expertise and reputation as a leading lawyer within your chosen practice area and take a tangible step forward in your career, this is an unparalleled opportunity to do so.

The Role

Join a team recognised for its significant expertise in high-value and complex litigation and arbitration in construction.

You will gain exposure to an excellent standard of work across a myriad of sectors including a range of innovative energy technologies, infrastructure, utilities, healthcare, engineering, commercial developments, PFI/PPP, transport and much more.

Key elements of the role will include:

  • Apply excellent legal skills to analyse and solve issues in a pragmatic way
  • Advising clients on contractual obligations and disputes
  • Experience of large-scale court actions
  • Providing pre-dispute advice, assessing the strength of position and undertaking dispute avoidance activity including arbitration, mediation and adjudication
  • Advising on project continuity and documenting settlements and agreements

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Is a qualified solicitor with 3+ years construction law and litigation experience
  • Is technically strong with up-to-date legal knowledge
  • Can manage a varied caseload and work with a range of clients
  • Has excellent communication skills, with the ability to engage with colleagues and clients alike
  • Is commercially aware and knowledgeable about the current construction law landscape

What's on offer:

  • An opportunity to work for a prominent National firm
  • Exposure to top-tier clients and high-quality/high-value work
  • First-rate career development and progression opportunities
  • Ingrained flexible working
  • Market-leading salary
  • Excellent bonus structure and benefits package

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, apply now for immediate consideration, or call Andrew Chapman on 0203 865 2113 for more information.

Andrew Chapman Senior Recruitment Consultant- Essex & East Anglia

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