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Construction Solicitor

£75000 - £95000 per annum Negotiable DOE Excellent Benefits
City London City of London

Managing this Role


Charlie Simpkin

Senior Recruitment Consultant - London
0203 865 2113

Are you at a glass ceiling of progression in your current role? This opportunity is to join a highly ranked Construction team based in the City of London office. The firm pride themselves on giving staff a real work-life balance and sufficient salaries, and solid progression prospects.

The Firm

This City firm is ranked in the Top 200, but you will find a culture that stands them apart from the usual machine of the City. They are forward-thinking, collegiate and put the people at the heart of their business.

They are multi-award winning and are known Nationally for their commitment to nurturing and developing legal talent; this is demonstrated by their retention rate of staff at all levels. They use cutting edge technology and are ahead of the curve in the legal landscape.

You will find a client base that is National and International; this includes many FTSE 250 companies.

The Role

This firm is looking for a Construction Solicitor to join its flourishing City of London office.

The team has recently worked on some of the most significant development and infrastructure projects nationally.
You will work alongside a highly experienced Partner and team, who is ranked in the Legal 500 as a leader in their field.

This role will focus on Contentious work (although some non-contentious knowledge/experience would be beneficial).
The client base will include; Developers, Major corporations, Funders, Contractors, Sub-contractors, Construction consultants and Local authorities.

Your caseload will lean towards Contentious matters, but you will also deal with some Non-Contentious matters. All of this makes for a much more exciting role. You will advise on every aspect of construction contracts, amending development agreements and agreements for lease, building contracts, extensions of time and procurement and insurance issues.

This position comes with excellent career progression prospects - many of the firm's Partners are homegrown and is always an option for the right candidates.


  • You will be a Construction Solicitor with 4-5 years PQE
  • You will be experienced in Contentious matters (additional non-contentious experience would be an advantage, but if you have not got this please still apply as the firm have indicated openness to training candidates on that side)
  • First-Class interpersonal skills
  • You will have good technical knowledge
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential
  • Salary is negotiable depending on experience

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Construction Solicitor to join a stand out firm in the City of London office.

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