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Construction Senior Associate

£95000 - £135000 per annum Excellent benefits
City London South West London City of London

Managing this Role


This firm was established just over a year ago by a heavyweight Partner. Despite their age, what they have achieved in this time is incredible. The practice is forward-thinking, dynamic and very entrepreneurial.

The firm has a strong leadership team, and good foundations. Many of their Lawyers have worked at leading International law firms. They are currently very busy and have a surge of new work coming into the firm. The firm has grown by many fee earners since launching, they have ambitious and well-thought-out plans to expand further over the next 12/24 months, on offer are very good prospects for career development and progression.

The firm embraces technology and are highly innovative. They are commercially focussed and are very smart when it comes to marketing and branding. The practice has a strong brand and specialises in three core practice areas, Real Estate & Construction, Corporate and commercial and Litigation. They have plans though to further grow their practice areas by launching other niche, specialist brands.

Culturally, the firm has a real buzz throughout, there is an exciting start-up vibe with a real entrepreneurial spirit.

They punch above their weight and deal with a quality of work and calibre of client you would not expect from the outside looking in. It is commonplace for them to be on the other side of large City practices. They are increasingly dealing with more in the way of International work.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Construction Senior Associate to join their City of London office, based close to Barbican.

You will work alongside a highly experienced Partner; you will obtain an excellent level of exposure to good quality work.

There is lots of work coming into the firm and they are struggling to keep up with the surge of new instructions. This could be an excellent opportunity for a candidate that may have hit a glass ceiling and is seeking a pathway for career progression.

  • You will deal with high-quality work, the department is increasingly picking up more in the way of work with an international flavour, particularly in Italy and Spain. The department houses bilingual Lawyers.
  • The firm are open-minded regarding the background of this hire. They deal with a mix of both contentious and non-contentious work, although if you are stronger on one side than another, this is fine as they can build the role around the right individual due to them having a team with strengths on either side. This could equally prove to be a platform to give you experience in other areas of construction law.
  • The firm are seeking to make a hire now as they are very busy - you will be able to work from home remotely during this time


  • You will be a Construction Lawyer with at between 6-10 years PQE
  • The firm are happy to consider Lawyers from both a contentious and non-contentious background, they will build the role around the successful candidate
  • You should be an excellent communicator
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential

Renumeration and benefits

  • You will receive a competitive basic salary depending on your level of experience and background
  • On offer is a competitive benefits package
  • You will also be eligible for a lucrative bonus structure, allowing you to significantly increase your earnings
  • For the right candidate, equity could be on the cards in the future

This is an excellent opportunity for a Construction Senior Associate to join this modern, dynamic and heavy hitting firm based in the City of London, close to Barbican.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a confidential call for more information.