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Contentious Construction Senior Associate

£100000 - £120000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role


This internationally renowned Top 50 firm is seeking an experienced Construction Senior Associate. This is an exciting and unique opportunity for a senior lawyer to join a highly ranked leading Construction Team.

With a well-established network of offices in the UK and internationally, they are looking to continue their expansion. This is creating a clear pathway to partnership as the firm seeks to foster "home-grown" talent.

The Firm:

This firm has several industry-leading lawyers and is looking to build on this solid foundation. Operating on a global scale, this practice is at the forefront of the industry in terms of quality. Their name is recognised as a hallmark for excellence by many.

Their client base consists of numerous multi-national corporations, public companies, partnerships, financial institutions and private individuals. They have built this client base throughout their 300-year history, which has put them in good stead to compete with some of the world's biggest firms.

This firm is well decorated, awarded for its excellent service with recognition from the Legal 500, Chambers and more! Despite their size of nearly 1000 employees, they have managed to keep a family feel running throughout the practice and network of offices. They are a Top 50 law firm with an excellent social element promoted with regular events for their employees.

The Role:

This top-ranking and award-winning firm are seeking a Senior Associate 5 PQE to join their London office.

With the company undertaking aggressive growth, especially in its international work, this is an opportune moment for a senior associate to join due to the clear progression path to partnership.

The ideal individual would have previous experience of working at a large firm with an established construction team in a senior position.

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

Person specification:

  • You will be a Construction Senior Associate 5 PQE
  • You will be focused on contentious construction work in this role.
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience (you will also receive an industry-leading benefits package)

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

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