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Associate - Contentious Construction

£70000 - £80000 per annum Negotiable Benefits
City London City of London

Managing this Role


This is an opportune moment for junior a Contentious Construction Solicitor, seeking to break into an internationally renowned, Top 50 UK Law Firm. This is a unique opportunity to join a highly ranked leading Construction Team.

Currently undertaking rapid expansion internationally, this is an opportunity full of abundant growth prospects and unrivalled career progression. It is an inspiring time to join the firm.

The Firm:

With a 900-strong workforce, this firm has several industry-leading lawyers and operates on a global scale. This practice is at the forefront of the industry in terms of quality. Their name is recognised as a hallmark of excellence by many.

With a 300-year history, this firm is in a strong position to contend with some of the world's biggest firms. Their client base consists of numerous multi-national corporations, public companies, partnerships, financial institutions and private individuals.

This firm is well decorated, and awarded for its first class service with recognition from the Legal 500, Chambers and more! Despite their large size, they have managed to keep a family feel running throughout the practice. They are a Top 50 law firm with an excellent social element promoted with regular events for their employees.

With this firm, all lawyers are offered flexible and hybrid working as standard.

The Role:

This Top 50 ranked, award-winning UK law firm is seeking a Contentious Construction Solicitor NQ-2 PQE to join their City of London team.

You will have the opportunity to work alongside Legal 500 ranked Partners on high-quality work. Joining the firm during a period of high growth means progression opportunities and the firm's size will be abundant.

You will mainly have experience in contentious construction law, with practical experience of the Pre-action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes, TCC litigation, mediation, adjudication and ideally, arbitration.

Working knowledge of the standard forms of construction contracts is required, as is the experience of disputes relating to payment issues, change, defects, termination and professional negligence.

There are many reasons why this is a great role, not least that the team is ranked as a top-tier practice in both The Legal 500 and Chambers UK.


  • You will be a Contentious Construction Solicitor NQ-2 PQE.
  • You'll have completed a construction seat in your training contract, or be experienced in this area post qualification
  • You'll be a team player, someone who is looking for exposure to high quality work and hands on training/development from leading individuals in the contentious construction space.


  • Competitive salary, above the market rate
  • Private pension and healthcare
  • 25 days annual leave per year
  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements
  • High quality work with an international element

This is a stand-out Contentious Construction Solicitor position in the City of London with a Top 50 firm during an exciting time of international growth.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or contact Charlie Simpkin for a confidential conversation.