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Construction Lawyer

£50000 - £80000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
Cambridgeshire Cambridge

Managing this Role


Henry Hoey

Recruitment Consultant - Essex & East Anglia
0203 865 2113

This is a very progressive opportunity with a modern and forward thinking Top 200UK firm in Cambridge

This Legal 500 firm invest heavily in in their staff which means there are always chances for progression within an experienced department. They encourage teamwork and cohesion which allows for departments to work closely together benefitting from consistent referrals.

Their Construction team is heavy hitting and well regarded regionally and nationally, meanwhile keeping in touch with the local community. They have transformed from what was once considered a traditional firm, into one of the most dynamic practices in the region.

The Firm

This regional firm are well known for their high-quality work throughout the Midlands & East Anglia - the firm takes full advantage of its multiple locations in order to service clients nationally. They have experienced rapid and quality driven growth in recent years by making some key and strategic hires. Due to this, the firm attracts high calibre candidates and recommended lawyers and specialists in their field.

The firm has employed top level Partners from regional and national firms, and this level of expertise trickles down to more junior members of staff, allowing them to utilise this knowledge to develop their own skill sets. The overriding ethos is results driven and supportive in a collegiate environment, and this approach benefits the individual employee and the firm.

The Role

The firm is looking to hire a Construction Lawyer to join their expanding team in Cambridge.

You will be responsible for building your own client base in the region, adopting the firm's ethos and working alongside the specialist Partners to build the brand further ensuring future success for the department as a whole. Therefore, you must be client facing, business development focused and entrepreneurial to increase their Construction offering throughout the Midlands and East Anglia region.

They are now looking for a client facing Construction Lawyer with significant business development experienced to join them in an a very progressive role, to work on an expanding portfolio of clients.

Although this opportunity will be based around your specialist areas, you will be expected to have a broad knowledge across all areas of contentious and non-contentious Construction including adjudication, arbitration and litigation, providing practical and commercial advice at an early stage where projects are in distress. Typical disputes include interim and final payments disputes, Professional negligence claims and issues of delay and defective works.

The team act for employers (Corporates and High net worth individuals), Construction professionals, Contractors and Sub-contractors and the successful candidate can look forward to a broad range of quality work across various sectors.

If you are an experienced Lawyer seeking the opportunity to work on an existing portfolio meanwhile building your own client base - this firm will work with you closely to facilitate this offering full support to ensure your future within the firm.


  • You will be a Construction Lawyer with 5 PQE

(there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)

  • Experience of managing a team of junior fee earners, is highly advantageous
  • You will be technically strong and have a meticulous eye for detail
  • Strong communication skills are essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of PQE, plus a good benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the regions most well-respected practices, it will allow a Construction Lawyer to take their career to the next level, based in their flourishing Cambridge office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation