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Construction Lawyer

£55000 - £70000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package

Join the UK's leading Construction team, outpacing the Magic Circle and working on some of the UK's most high-profile infrastructure projects.

Work in a team regarded by Chambers as the market leader, allowing for unrivalled legal exposure and blue-sky progression.

The Firm

Top 50, with an abundance of Legal 500 ranked teams and colleagues across all notions of Commercial law, the firm's gravity perpetuates not only regionally but within the national market in terms of quality, service and legal expertise.

They were consistently hallmarked as "UK Law Firm of the Year" whilst being the leading Commercial firm outside of the City. Their longstanding excellence has been awarded nationally by Chambers UK (70% of Partners are specifically Chambers ranked) The Legal 500 and Legal Cheek to name a few.

The firm receives numerous accolades and leads by example regarding culture, empowerment, progression and diversity.

Calling Bristol home for over 100 years, the firm's growth has come naturally, resisting external influence and remaining independent to ensure they holistically support colleagues, clients and the local community.

Diversity and inclusion are a strategic priority, understanding that talent resides in the individual and focused on platforming staff to achieve their career and life goals.

Being a firm believer of "actions speak louder than words", staff thrive in an open, communal, and collaborative environment underpinned by people-first mindset. This is put into practice via continued and structured personal and career development, speaking for itself given nearly half of all existing Partners trained at the firm.

Working in the Bristol office or from home if preferred, your influence upon the team will be immediate. Day-to-day, you'll take advantage of a balanced team structure, approachable leadership and paralegal support, along with the use of technologies ensuring your time is used efficiently.

The Role

2 PQE Construction Solicitor to join Band 1 team within Bristol Top 50

Regarded as the leading Construction unit in the UK and often exceeding the prowess of Magic Circle firms, the 3 office UK-wide team exhibits an acute specialism in supporting the transport, infrastructure, energy and real estate sectors.

Supporting central and local government, utilities, FTSE 250 developers, funders and investors in matters both contentious and non-contentious, the team has left its mark on some of the most high-profile projects in recent history. The team's specialism in strategic projects and complex dispute resolution is firmly the go-to within the Construction and Engineering market.

Owing to continued growth, you will quickly become a trendsetter in either transactional or contentious work. You can prefer one or enjoy a diverse mix of the two. Your knowledge and skills across various projects and sectors will be expanded and challenged daily, and will join the team with a sound understanding of one or more key sectors.

Given the ongoing strength of the team, progression opportunities are ample. You will be joining the team with the mindset of progressing, given mentoring by some of the leading heavyweights in the sector and encouragement to hone your expertise.

The Requirements

  • 2 PQE within Construction, either transactional or contentious
  • Ideally having experience in one or more key sectors
  • Working in unison with the team whilst presenting a forward-thinking approach to problem-solving.
  • Willingness to develop and progress up the career ladder.
  • Engagement with present and future clients with the ability to manage, exceed and anticipate evolving needs and expectations.

Salary and Benefits

Ensuring salary eclipses the competition, and providing an ever-expanding benefits package that includes but is not limited to;

  • Above market-rate salary, benchmarked against London and the City
  • 25 days leave, 31 days following service
  • Private Pension
  • Private Medical Insurance

If you wish to discuss the role in confidence further, whilst also discussing the broader market if you are considering a move now or in the future, please call Carl on 0117 422 0318