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Contentious Construction Associate

BBBH29291
£55000 - £80000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package

Managing this Role

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Carl Pace

Recruitment Consultant - South West
0203 865 2113

Join a Top 20 international firm in Bristol, supporting FTSE 250 insurers and professional service proiders on contentious construction matters in a unique role for Bristol.

Experts in the field, you'll work alongside Partners who see your development as a strategic importance to the broader unit.

The Firm

Considered one of the world's leading professional services businesses, with over 25 offices worldwide, this firm is the proud recipients of multiple accolades across the Legal 500, Chambers, Times, Financial Times, and Thomas Reuters well as numerous other publications.

This Top 20 law firm has been mentioned as the law firm of the year, being a highly regarded firm within Energy, Financial, Corporate, TMT, Employment, Litigation, Construction, to name a few.

With offices spread across Europe, Middle East, Asia, Asia-Pacific, Australia, North & Central America, Africa and South America, they are genuinely far-reaching global experts; however, they are often praised for their local market undertaking one international team.

Considered one of the most prestigious firms outside the magic circle and an elite litigation practice, they have many key clients and large institutions to their client portfolio. This firm has grown through a mixture of natural growth and amalgamation of leading practices worldwide; however, it has never lost its core values.

The Role

Contentious Construction Associate to join international Top 20 firm in Bristol

The specialist Bristol team team advise some of the largest insurers and professional firms globally on risk and construction issue, acting in unison with offices overseas.

You will focus predominantly on defending claims against construction professionals including architects, engineers, project managers, quantity surveyors and coverage disputes, in particular international arbitrations. There is the means to work on non-contentious insurance matters.

The work will be complex, regularly involving litigation via Technology and Construction Court, with you acting alongside Partners looking to mentor and aid in your senior development.

Requirements

  • You will be a qualified solicitor between 1-4 years PQE
  • A background in professional indemnity work concerning the construction industry.
  • Worked within a similar respectable group
  • Commercially orientated

The role brings the opportunity to work on the international stage, whilst avoiding the City's lifestyle drawbacks. For an ambitious Associate, you'll progress quickly working on cases that gain industry attention.