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Contentious Construction Associate

£58000 - £65000 per annum Excellent benefits

Managing this Role


Jasmine Cook

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Bristol
0117 422 0318

Contentious Construction Associate 2 years PQE l Top 100 Firm l Bristol

The firm:

This firm has strong and tangible roots across the breadth of the South West region, whilst strategizing itself as a city outfit. The result is a focus on technology and investment with high-quality work coming through each of their practice areas.

They differentiate themselves from their competitors by their culture which is underpinned by flexibility, inclusivity and collaboration. Last year, they spent several millions of pounds on improving technological tools and platforms to afford their lawyers greater agility and connectivity.

A large number of their practices sit within the top tiers of the legal directories and the firm's management board continues to make strategic hires to strengthen their foothold across all of their office locations.

The role:

Opportunity for an ambitious Contentious Construction Associate 2 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 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 Associate 2 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


  • 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 2 years PQE looking to amplify their presence within this exciting area of law, based in Bristol.