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Contentious Construction Senior Associate

£70000 - £90000 per annum Excellent benefits

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Jasmine Cook

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Bristol
0117 422 0318

Contentious Construction Senior Associate 7 years PQE l Bristol

The firm:

This boutique firm houses lawyers with unrivalled legal knowledge of construction, engineering, infrastructure and insurance sectors, making them a go-to for clients operating in this space.

Chambers and Legal 500 ranked, the team often outperforms the competition on a national scale and sits firmly on its own merits.

From large-scale international projects to complex matters in the domestic market, they offer bespoke end-to-end services that are high quality and cost-efficient. The team also stands out for its record in handling complex international arbitration proceedings.

As a specialist firm, they have a highly collegiate atmosphere in which junior lawyers sit with senior partners as they want their entire staff body to be doing quality work from day one. To facilitate this, the firm has invested a great deal of time and money into creating an innovative training infrastructure that you will not find elsewhere.

The role:

Rare and unique opportunity for a Contentious Construction Senior Associate 7 years PQE to support a dedicated body of lawyers, to be 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 those against construction professionals such as engineers, architects, surveyors and design and build contractors.

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.

There is a down-to-earth atmosphere and a strong sense of team spirit within the practice, so they're looking for a team player who can mentor and oversee junior fee-earners.

The ideal candidate:

  • Contentious Construction Senior Associate 7 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 Senior Associate 7 years PQE looking to continue their career with a well-respected specialist firm in their Bristol office.