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Construction Solicitor

£75000 - £90000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role


Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

A superb opportunity has arisen for a junior Construction Solicitor to join this celebrated Top 50 national law firm - ranked highly across the Legal 500.

This practice offers an impressive benefits packages alongside tailored training and development opportunities. Few firms are prepared to invest in their solicitors in the way in which this award winning-practice does.

The Firm:

This role is to join a Top 50 Legal 500 and Chambers ranked firm considered a thriving and exceptional business with many of their teams ranked Tier 1 with many departments being celebrated across the Legal 500.

There is a large and varied roster of high-quality clients, enabling the firm to provide its solicitors with some of the most prestigious and exciting work in the industry.

The firm has grown considerably in the last three years, and so has its revenue, enabling it to work its way to the top of the profession in both prestige and quality. This success has continued unhindered by the pandemic - demonstrating the resilience of this modern practice.

The firm has an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture. So, if you're dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, this firm will give you all the tools and infrastructure you need to grow and become the best you can be.

The Role:

This Top 50 Legal 500 firm is seeking an Associate Solicitor to join their Construction team in London, with flexibility for home working.

You will be joining a flourishing Projects and Infrastrucure and Construction Department.

This role is open to those with both contentious OR non-contentious construction experience. You may choose to specialise in one area or another, or even a combination of the two.

The team act as a real disruptor in the sector and provide advice to property developers, investors, lenders, energy and utilities companies and large public sector organisations. Few firms wield such as impressive client list, including some of the most innovative sustainable energy companies.

The team is currently growing at a rapid pace, having attracted skilled solicitors from Norton Rose Fulbright, CMS, Pinsent Masons and Squire Patton Boggs, among others.

You will work on standard construciton contracts such as JCT and NEC and potentically FIDC and MF/1. You will advise on complex procuremnts and represent high-calibre clients in the Technology and Construction Court.

You will be provided with the opportunity to engage in business developemtn and will gain excellent client contact form the outset. This is a perfefct opportunity for either an NQ solicitor with a seat in Construction or an established construction solicitor to progress their career in the sector.


  • NQ - 3 PQE England & Wales qualified Solicitor
  • Broad understanding of Construction law
  • Strong academic background
  • Driven and a team player


  • Competitive Salary - above market rate
  • Hybrid and flexible working options
  • 25 day holiday (rising to 30 depending on length of service)
  • Private Medical Insurance

This will be a significantly hands-on, Construction Associate role at this entrepreneurial and dynamic firm in London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.